Often a show is performed by a whole family – sometimes three generations of actors take part in a single performance. The plays are staged outdoors in different parts of the village. The audience follows the actors as they move along with their stage. In the end, the actors and the spectators join together for a feast.
These metaphoric photo series examine various points of view regarding gay marriage — with the pictures of 'otherness' fluctuating between the poignant, the comic, and a potentially disturbing presence in the domestic space.
Using a unique in-camera process, this series represents how our brain connects and synthesizes forty conscious moments per second into a unified "now".
This sweeping, abstract landscape series is not about being in the right place, at the right time—but instead, about finding an inner tranquility and a feeling of freedom that transcends any external pressures at all.
Beautiful, surreal and disturbing, the artwork ofhas attracted vocal criticism — positive and negative — since the early 1990s. In an exclusive audio interview with LensCulture, Ballen talks at length about his photography. Listen to the interview while looking at 25 recent photographs.