November 18th- Roger Ballen Lecture in Boston

As part of the Photographic Resource Center’s Fall lecture series,  Photographer Roger Ballen will be giving a lecture on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 7pm

From the website:
Location: BU Photonics Center (PHO206)
8 St. Mary’s St, Boston, MA
Green Line: (BU-Central T-stop)
$10 members/ $15 non-members/ $5 full-time students/ Free for students of Institutional Member schools

Roger Ballen was born in New York in 1950. Since 1982, he has been living and taking photographs in South Africa. In 2001, Outland (Phaidon Press) received the Best Photography Book of the Year Award at PhotoEspaña. In 2002, Ballen won the Photographer of the Year Award at the inaugural Rencontres d’Arles Awards. Since 2002, Ballen has had over fifty exhibitions worldwide, including one-man shows at the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris and Gagosian Gallery in New York. His work is represented in many museums, including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Please join us after the lecture when Mr. Ballen will be signing copies of his newest monograph, Boarding House , published by Phaidon Press.


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