Yane lev

The production line is only a small part of the work process. This is the workplace of founders who pour the fiery red molten cast iron into the sand molds prepared by their colleagues. Souls of Iron is a series of portraits of people dealing with this hard and dusty profession in the iron castings factory in Lovech.

Yane lev was born in Sofia in 1981. He graduated in Photography from the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts in 2006. After short work experience at Reuters, he began working as a freelancer in the field of documentary and portrait photography. His projects have been included in numerous solo and group exhibitions both in Bulgaria and abroad, including: BG Press Photo 2013 and Bulgarian Documentary Photography in Sofia Photo Fest 2013.