As one of the most influential and important photographic artists of the 21st century, Roger Ballen's photographs span over forty years. His strange and extreme works confront the viewer and challenge them to come with him on a journey into their own minds, as he explores the deeper recesses of his own.

Selected Works

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    Roger Ballen
    Polaroids Volume One

    Roger Ballen: Polaroids Vol. 1, 2017
    Hardcover linen
    17 x 24 x 1.7 cm

    Artworks by Roger Ballen
    Book and cover design by ..., Staat Amsterdam
    Design and layout by Alex Daniels
    Essay by Wim van Sinderen

    Edition of 850
    Published by Reflex Editions
    144 pages
    ISBN 978-90-71848-27-8
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    Roger Ballen
    Animal Abstraction

    Roger Ballen: Animal Abstraction, 2011
    Hardcover linen with dust jacket
    30 x 30.5 x 1.8 cm

    Artworks by Roger Ballen
    Book and cover design by Alex Daniels
    Introduction by Drs. Wim Pijbes

    Edition of 750
    Published by Reflex Editions
    100 pages
    ISBN 978-90-71848-00-1
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Selected Solo Exhibitions (from 2008)

Selected Group Exhibitions (after 2008)

Public Collections

Awards and Grants

Selected Publications

Press Features

  • Roger Ballen | Video Ballenesque

  • Roger Ballen | Interview by Curious Animal

  • Comme des Garçons in Collaboration with Roger Ballen

  • National Museum of African Art Presents "Lines, Marks, and Drawings: Through the Lens of Roger Ballen"

  • Roger Ballen | Interview by The Guardian

  • Roger Ballen | Interview by Vice

  • Roger Ballen | Resurrected - Interview by Kerber Blog

  • Roger Ballen | Interview By CNN

  • Major Donation by Roger Ballen Foundation and the Eiger Foundation to South Africa's Zeitz Museum to Open Photography Center

  • Roger Ballen | Les Rencontres de la Photographie Arles 2017

  • Roger Ballen | Solo Exhibition | Ballenesque - A Retrospective

  • Roger Ballen | De werkelijkheid is een schaduw | Interview NRC

  • Roger Ballen – 'A Good Picture Comes From Nowhere' | TateShots

  • Roger Ballen | Unleashed | Bonnefanten Museum Maastricht