Friday, 22 February 2008

Pieter Hugo

A great set of photos featuring man and his best friend (All of which are much cooler than my pet hamster).

"These photographs came about after a friend emailed me an image taken on a cellphone through a car window in Lagos, Nigeria, which depicted a group of men walking down the street with a hyena in chains. A few days later I saw the image reproduced in a South African newspaper with the caption ‘The Streets of Lagos’. Nigerian newspapers reported that these men were bank robbers, bodyguards, drug dealers, debt collectors. Myths surrounded them. The image captivated me." - Pieter Hugo.

See the series of photographs THE HYENA & OTHER MEN

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