Asylum of the Birds (Hardcover)
Thames & Hudson, 9780500544297, 143pp.
Publication Date: April 22, 2014
The resulting images are compelling and dynamic, existing somewhere between still life and portrait. They are richly layered with graffiti, drawings, animals, and found objects. In a world where photographers seek to avoid definition, Roger Ballen is a true original who not only defies genres, but has defined his own artistic space as well.