A geologist by training and a graduate of University California Berkley, born in New York in 1950, Roger Ballen has lived and worked in Johannesburg (South Africa) for more than 30 years, during this time publishing eight photographic books.
His work has been shown at numerous group and solo exhibitions throughout the world including : the Deichtorhallen in Hamburg (Germany), the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam (Holland), the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego (USA), and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris.
His work is also represented in numerous collections such as those of MoMA and the Brooklyn Museum in New York, the County Museum of Arts in Los Angeles, the Museum of Contemporary Arts in San Diego, the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, the Stejelijk Museum in Amsterdam, the Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, the Centre Pompidou, as well as the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris.
South African artist born in 1950 in New York, United States.
- Johannesburg, South Africa