The portrait of a little man

PhotographerTadeja Horvat
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryMartjanci, Slovenia
Photo Date2012
Entry Description

Project »The portrait of a little man« introduces us through portraits with locals of Prekmurje (Region of Slovenia). Portraits show ordinary people in their homes presenting different cottage industries. Collection of portraits from the lives of these otherwise ordinary people who, with their incredible ingenuity defied the difficult and harsh conditions. In this context the term »little man« characterizes a simple, honest, hardworking man. The aim of this project was to collect cycle of the photos and stories documented in the ethnological record.