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Jens Olov Lasthein Journal and The Museum of Photography, Seoul, 2014
Photographer: Jens Olof Lasthein

 Journal and The Museum of Photography, Seoul, 2014

 

While growing into one of the biggest European centers of coal and steel, Charleroi in Belgium was populated by migrant workers coming from many countries. Today over­grown slag heaps and closed down steelworks remind of the city’s heyday.

Jens Olof Lasthein walks the streets to discover the power and spirit of present-day Charleroi.