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Colonial Mentality

© Julio Bittencourt

Through hundreds of faces photographed on money bills of political leaders, colonizers and colonized, national and war heroes, ex-slaves, indigenous peoples and dictators throughout history, this particular series addresses the subject on what is perhaps the biggest barrier of all - money and it talks about the often internalized attitude of ethnic, cultural or economic inferiority felt by people as a result of colonization while serving the perception that the values of the colonizer are inherently superior to theirs.

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