Lagos, Nigeria

September 3, 2018 - September 30, 2018

George Osodi's series is part of a 2009 body of work which chronicles artisanal mining of gold by “galamsey”youth in Obuasi, Ghana.

Despite the dangers to their health from mercury exposure and damage to the environment from land degradation and water pollution, these otherwise jobless young adults continue to search for gold, or “de Money,” as a means of survival.