Living the life of hard labour in a country of abundance...
A porter stows away his tools and gathers his personal belongings in a plastic bag. Today was tiring in the everlasting heat. Tomorrow will be more of the same. This is his life.. this is how he ekes out a living in a land of plenty.
Meet no. 7. He is a porter, navigating the narrow alleys between cramped stands at a cultural market in Old Doha, delivering merchandise to the stand owners.
This portrait is the second in the series of the porters of the Souq Waqif Cultural market of Old Doha, Qatar. (Also refer to the first portrait in the series - "I am... no 64"). Oil on canvas.