Pieter Hugo new book and exhibition at Colette

Posted from The Citrus Report

You have to like what Cape Town’s Pieter Hugo has done with his photography. He takes people in their African towns and cities, and captures the unique and sometimes quite independent spirit of these people, as in the series of hyena pets, boy scouts, and his NOLLYWOOD series.  You’ve seen this work:

Anyway, Pieter just signed his books, and has an exhibition up at Colette in Paris right now. Check out more at that link…

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Pieter Hugo: Uncovers Nigeria’s Nollywood

You may not normally consider Nigeria to boast a thriving film industry, but its reputed to be the third largest in the world (after Hollywoord in Los Angeles, California and Bollywood in Mumbai, India). Photographer Pieter Hugo (Juxtapoz cover #94 ) documented the unique conditions of Nigeria’s Nollywood in a series of visually arresting images.

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