Since that "bombshell" of a photobook hit the scene, Ballen's work has slowly evolved to become much more abstract and introspective (but no less disturbing). His education in psychology, and his background as a working geologist, have informed his work as much as his early childhood exposure to the work of the great Magnum photographers.In this articulate 10-minute video interview, photographer Roger Ballen provides insight into his unique approach to image-making, psychology in art, and more. Enjoy!
turns in an unflinching outraged report about the human tragedy of Congo.
Light, wind, clouds, and glowing plastic billowing from scaffolding create moving, breathing temporary structures that seem to have life of their own.