ASX.TV: Pieter Hugo – “This Must Be The Place, Selected Works 2003-2011” (2012)

Pieter Hugo – This Must Be The Place – On view from 3 March until 20 May 2012 at The Hague Museum of Photography – www.fotomuseumdenhaag.nl/en NL: De carrière van de Zuid-Afrikaanse fotograaf Pieter Hugo (Johannesburg, 1976) is met recht ‘booming’ te noemen. Zijn monumentale foto’s, waarin het hedendaagse Afrika een hoofdrol speelt, krijgen inmiddels […]

MALICK SIDIBE: “PORTRAITS” (1960-1980)

  Born in 1935 in Soloba, Mali. Lives and works in Bamako. Malick Sidibe was born into a Peul family in a small village of Mali. He graduated from school in I952. After being noticed for his talent as a draftsman, he was admitted to the School of Sudanese Craftsmen in Bamako from which he […]

Pieter Hugo in Conversation (2007)

Pieter Hugo in Conversation with Joanna Lehan (21 February 2007), Published in Messina/Musina, Punctum Editions, 2007 JL: Musina is the northernmost town in South Africa. Its name has been changed, and this fact is highlighted in the overarching title of your project, Messina/Musina. What is its significance? PH: Musina is situated just south of the […]

Pieter Hugo and the Hyena Men – “The Dog’s Master” (2007)

The first series of pictures had caused varying reactions from people – inquisitiveness, disbelief and repulsion. People were fascinated by them, just as I had been by that first cellphone photograph.   The Dog’s Master By Pieter Hugo These photographs came about after a friend emailed me an image taken on a cellphone through a […]

ASX.TV: Pieter Hugo – “Spoek Mathambo – ‘Control'” (2011)

Artist: Spoek Mathambo (spoekmathambo.com) Directed & shot by: Pieter Hugo (pieterhugo.com) & Michael Cleary (michaelcleary.co.za) Edited by: Richard Starkey @ priest.co.za Produced by: Jon Day @ orangefilms.co.za Production Designer : Mike Berg @ Hyper Art Cast List : Amahle, Lwandile, Musa, Siyabonga, Monwabisi, Aluluto, Nicolas, Lusanda, Avusiwe, Liso, Simamikele, Sanele, Tshepo, Unathi, Nkosinathi, Sibulele, Noluvuyo […]

Pieter Hugo – ‘The Hyena and Other Men’ (2008)

“The first time I met up with the hyena men, as they have become known, the group was staying in a ramshackle three-bedroom apartment in Dei Dei Junction, a suburb of the Nigerian capital, Abuja.”     The Hyena and Other Men Text by Adetokunbo Abiola Ahmadu was 15 years old when he joined his […]

ASX.TV: Pieter Hugo – “50 Degrés Nord” (2010)

Cinquante degrés nord c’est votre rendez-vous quotidien d’actualité culturelle sur ARTE Belgique. C’est 45 minutes de convivialité où Éric Russon vous emmène à la découverte de tous les domaines artistiques aux quatre coins de la Belgique. C’est l’avis de chroniqueurs passionnés, pour mieux comprendre, pour mieux aimer, pour mieux partager. Cinquante degrés nord pousse la […]