“Real Woman Photoshop” is what is written on the sign hanging over the door of a photo studio in the Guanlan district, right in front of a Foxconn factory plant employing tens of thousands of workers.
The studio’s inner walls are covered with coloured sceneries and dream landscapes. Here the young workers pose for some photos to keep for themselves or to send to their far away relatives and friends.
For a couple of weeks Tommaso Bonaventura took the place of the owner of the studio behind the camera. These portraits aim to return these young workers their individuality, overcoming the stereotypes often depicting them as mere robots at the production line.