“I often hear people referring to my photographs as disturbing, dark, scary … It is obvious to me that this response reveals a state of mental repression, a mind that is talking to itself, one that is divided and in denial. Unfortunately, until this tendency towards repression reverses itself, in some unpredictable, mass psychological revolution, human behavior is such that, as a species, we are likely to repeat our mistakes of the past.” — Roger Ballen (from an interview with Martine Lusardy) Throughout his career, Roger Ballen has pursued a singular artistic goal: to give expression to the human psyche —...
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