Portugal disruption

In the wake of the late-2000s financial crisis Portugal's economic system collapsed and the government was led to negotiate with the European Union and the IMF. In May 2011 the country is the third EU-member to receive a loan through the Financial Stability Mechanism. The day after a transfer of 80 billion euros was approved I started portraying young Portuguese citizens and asking them how they perceive their personal situation in a bankrupt society.

Das Magazin 2012
Catia works in a callcenter and is planing to go to London to start a new life Catia works in a callcenter and is planing to go to London to start a new life Tag in front of Catia's house Tag in front of Catia's house   Pedro runs a small bar but its future is not secure: there are not enough guests... Pedro runs a small bar but its future is not secure: there are not enough guests...     Young people gathering in the streets on friday night Young people gathering in the streets on friday night   ›Acampada Porto‹ inspired by the spanish ›indignados‹. Most of the protests are financial crisis related. ›Acampada Porto‹ inspired by the spanish ›indignados‹. Most of the protests are financial crisis related.   Joao, singer of the portuguese Punk Band X-Wife Joao, singer of the portuguese Punk Band X-Wife     Rui, member of the portuguese Punk Band X-Wife Rui, member of the portuguese Punk Band X-Wife   Nadia came from Lisbon to find a new job in Oporto Nadia came from Lisbon to find a new job in Oporto   Gil would like to move to London with his girlfriend Gil would like to move to London with his girlfriend Gil and Catia in the streets Gil and Catia in the streets   Dyego immigrated from Brazil as a footvolley professional Dyego immigrated from Brazil as a footvolley professional

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