Size: 240 x 320 mm
Client: Tomasz Gudzowaty
Keiko is a story about one-of-a-kind place and about the people who shape it. The artist – Tomasz Gudzowaty – documented the works and lives of shipbreakers in Chittagong, the second-largest city in Bangladesh, where thirty to forty percent of the seven hundred ocean-going ships taken out of service every year are scrapped. The book reminds us that despite the progress of civilization, work can still be a physical challenge that may provide a livehood but at the same time robs people of any scope to change the status quo.