Roger Ballen

 
Roger Ballen: Housed in his mind's recess
Roger Ballen: Housed in his mind's recess
‘We photograph things in order to drive them out of our minds.” This fantastic quote from Franz Kafka appears in the beginning of Roger...
What's On: January 15 to 21
What's On: January 15 to 21
The Orbit, 81 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg
In the shadows of Roger Ballen's mind
In the shadows of Roger Ballen's mind
Roger Ballen is an intense guy. He does not do...
[Slideshow]Ballen on Die Antwoord and aesthetics
[Slideshow]Ballen on Die Antwoord and aesthetics
Photographer Roger Ballen talks about his collaboration with Die Antwoord and the way in which his aesthetic appeals to the band.
Seen is believing in the art world
Seen is believing in the art world
"To be taken seriously in the art world you have to live in at least two cities at one time," a friend told me, half jokingly, ahead of her...
Challenging depth of focus
Challenging depth of focus
It is one of the fundamental aspects of a photograph that it bears testimony to the existence of something, while at the same time it is not that...
The space behind life
The space behind life
In his new book of photographs, Boarding House (Phaidon), Roger Ballen moves further in the direction indicated by his previous volume,...
Looking in from the outside
Looking in from the outside
South African photographer Pieter Hugo, Standard Bank Young Artist Award winner for Visual Art 2007, falls into the white, upper-to-middle-class,...

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