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Michael Rubenstein April 17, 2008

Posted by Geoffrey Hiller in Bangladesh.

Bodybuilding in Bangladesh

Michael Rubenstein is a documentary photographer relocated from Portland, Oregon to Mumbai, India. He is represented by Redux Pictures. His clients include the New York Times, W+K, Nike, Time Magazine and Paris Match.

About the Photograph:

“The photo is from Bangladesh. It’s one of the oldest weight lifting gyms in Old Dhaka near Sodhorghat, the port. A lot of the guys that work out there are trying to become Mr. Bangladesh. A quick way out of one of the poorest parts of an incredibly poor city in an incredibly poor country.”