Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival
John Mestito, Village by the Rail  #2, 2005, Digital, 15x12
John Mestito, Village by the Rail #2, 2005
2007 Open Exhibition

John Mestito
Village by the Rail (series 1)

May 1–27, 2007
Tequila Bookworm
490 Queen St W

Manila has an estimated four million people who
live in temporary settlements (squatter villages).
Settlements characterized by deteriorated,
hazardous and unsanitary dwellings usually
located near garbage dumps, rivers, bridges, or
along railroad tracks.
The Philippine National Railway in Manila and the
people who call it home are the subject of this
In association with the Filipino Student Association
of Toronto with 50% of exhibition proceeds to be
donated to the mudslide victims in central

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