These incredible pictures from the dark, dingy lanes of New Delhi reveal the life inside Asias largest vehicle scrapyard.
Covered in grease, oil and dust, men in Mayapuri Junkyard work round the clock to dismantle thousands of old, dying vehicles. Spread in a massive area in the national capital city of India, hundreds of vehicles are broken down to pieces every day.
The junkyard has as many as 4,000 retail units
From an abandoned bicycle to an obsolete ship, these men can dismantle anything and everything within few hours. The junkyard is an enormous hub of as many as 4,000 retail units that sell reusable machine parts extracted from abandoned vehicles and have an annual turnover of more than 600 million.
The monumental work – an installation between 8 and 9 meters high called “Support” – represents two hands symbolizing the Ca ‘Sagredo building in Venice. The giant hands were made by Lorenzo Quinn, son of the well-known actor Anthony.