List of photobooks by Ballen, Roger

American photographer Roger Ballen has lived and worked in South Africa for most of his life, creating complex, psychologically disturbing photographs. His artwork is often populated with marginalized outcasts of society who are surrealist "actors" performing in nightmarish constructed environments that are filled with found objects, graffiti, drawing, sculpture, and living and dead animals.
Photo: ©www.rogerballen.com

American photographer Roger Ballen has lived and worked in South Africa for most of his life, creating complex, psychologically disturbing photographs. His artwork is often populated with marginalized outcasts of society who are surrealist "actors" performing in nightmarish constructed environments that are filled with found objects, graffiti, drawing, sculpture, and living and dead animals.
Photo: ©www.rogerballen.com


This is photography as theater of the absurd — gruesome, gut-wrenching, bizarre situations dragged up from the author's id and surfaced in reality as  photographs.


Bibliography: Already published photobooks


2016        The Theatre of Apparitions
2014        Asylum of the Birds
2009        Boarding House
2001        Outland

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  • Presentation by Oodee: "The House Project is a unique collaboration between photographer Roger Ballen and writer Didi Bozzini. This book looks back at Roger Ballen's career through the house as a metaphor for the mind. « The mind is like a house and the house is like the mind. One can move from the basement to the attic by climbing stairs in the house or...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "The black-and-white images were photographed within the confines of a house in a Johannesburg suburb, the location of which remains a mystery. The inhabitants of the house, both people and animals, and most notably, the ever-present birds, are the cast who perform within a sculptural and decorated theatrical interior that Roger...

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