" In 2006, we discovered the work of David Goldblatt at the Rencontres Photographiques d’Arles. It came as a shock. His photographs revealed a different history of South Africa under apartheid, an intimate history that took time to be told outside the country. The heir of Paul Strand and Walker Evans, Goldblatt has never stopped photographing his homeland, with its values, contradictions and contrasts. Blacks, whites, Indians, Métis—all are photographed as equals, which sets it apart from the Manichean vision that has dominated our screens for so long." — Nathalie Masduraud and Valérie Urréa.
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