Boogie Woogie Photography is delighted to present “Defiance and Decadence Under Apartheid”, 17 September — 15 October 2019, the first solo exhibition in Hong Kong of the South African photographer Billy Monk. Boogie Woogie Photography, in collaboration with The Container (Tokyo) and the Billy Monk Collection (Cape Town), will present twenty handprinted silver gelatin prints photographed by Monk in the notorious Cape Town night club The Catacombs between 1967 and 1969 – the height of the apartheid-era rule. Billy Monk earned a sulfurous and enigmatic reputation from an early age. He was sent to jail for two years as a teenager...
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