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Shadow chamber

Author: Roger Ballen; Robert A Sobieszek
Publisher: London ; New York : Phaidon, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Roger Ballen challenges the ways in which we perceive the 'reality' of photography. This body of work is a product of the decades Ballen has spent working with and photographing the common folk of rural and suburban South Africa.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ballen, Roger, 1950-
Shadow chamber.
London ; New York : Phaidon, 2005
(OCoLC)629856655
Named Person: Roger Ballen; Roger Ballen; Roger Ballen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Ballen; Robert A Sobieszek
ISBN: 0714844667 9780714844664
OCLC Number: 62708544
Notes: Essay by Robert A. Sobieszek.
Description: 127 pages : illustrations ; 31 x 29 cm
Contents: 2,000-word introduction by a high-profile commentator on the subject o 68 photographs presented over 112 pages (one, two or four photographs per spread); photographer's biography
Responsibility: Roger Ballen.

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Striking, ambiguous images from Johannesburg-based photographer Roger Ballen.  Read more...

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