All photos: Publicis Mexico Camapign/Oscar Ruíz
In some places in the world, poverty isn’t segregated or meticulously hidden. One of those places is Mexico, where wealth disparity is prevalent and hard to ignore.
teamed up with photographer Oscar Ruiz to create “Erase The Differences” — a series of aerial photos that capture the shockingly thin line between opulence and poverty.
In some cases, just a wall divides the rich from the poor.
The campaign carries the tagline, “These images have not been modified. It’s time to change that.”
None of the photos have been Photoshopped: this is really how and where people live.
This series demonstrates that it’s time to take a real look at the unfair division of wealth everywhere. See the very real collision between two totally different worlds below.
RYOT NOTE from Brittany
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