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The World According to Roger Ballen | Exclusive extracts

In this David Krut Bookstore episode of the David krut Podcast, Annabel WIlliams introduces a new publication on Roger Ballen published by Thames & Hudson titled ‘The World According to Roger Ballen.” Here, we have extracted audio clips provided by Roger Ballen from various interviews and video clips relating to his publications.

In light of the National Shutdown taking place in South Africa, the Johannesburg book launch for ‘The World According to Roger Ballen’ published by Thames & Hudson was cancelled. The David Krut Bookstore, Jonathan Ball Publishers and the Rabbi Cyril Harris Community Centre were to host this anticipated event along with Roger Ballen to promote this new title.

We are still pleased to be able to promote and stock several titles by the photographer which are available to order on our website.

The first audio clip is taken from a promotional video for Ballenesque – Roger Ballen: A Retrospective. This is a 2017 Thames and Hudson publication that portrays the world of the photographer. Here, Roger reveals important elements that predominate his aesthetic. This publication is a personal account of Roger Ballen’s career, including rare and privileged insights into Ballen’s photographic practice and contains iconic and unpublished imagery. Youtube Video:

In 2019, a large exhibition of the photographer took place at the Halle Saint-Pierre in Paris. In this clip, Roger explains his approach and gives some insight to better understand his work as showcased in the exhibition. Youtube video:

Besides Photography, Roger has been working on many different projects as installations and he is also well-known for directing the music video “I Fink You Freeky”, created for the cult band Die Antwoord. In this clip, Wladimir Autain interviewed him on the occasion of his solo exhibition “The world according to Roger Ballen” at La Halle Saint-Pierre in Paris.

Visit the David Krut Bookstore/ website to order the available publications we have:

Dorps ; Asylum of the Birds ; Die Antwoord: I Fink U Freeky ; The Theatre of Apparitions ; The World According to Roger Ballen

The David Krut Podcast is a production of David Krut Projects. Episode hosted by Annabel Williams & produced by Britt Lawton

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