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Portraits of the Unseen Domestic Laborers

Portraits of the Unseen Domestic Laborers

This video from The Atlantic is about Ramiro Gomez, the son of Mexican immigrants. Because of his background he was always aware of the invisible domestic laborers. Ramiro became artist and his main topic is making the invisible people visible by placing their figures in scenes of Los Angeles luxury.


It’s my interest to showcase the other side of things, the more real side that I see, which is the people maintaining those mansions,” he says in this documentary produced by Kelly Loudenberg for The Atlantic’s American Dreams series. “I hope that these paintings showcase that their labor meant something to me and it meant something to society.

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