Pieter Hugo at the Yossi Milo Gallery
Yakubu Al Hasan, Agbogbloshie Market, Accra, Ghana, 2009. © Pieter Hugo
Exhibition on view:
September 8–October 29, 2011
Yossi Milo Gallery:
525 West 25th Street
New York, NY
Pieter Hugo’s color photographs will be on display at Yossi Milo Gallery’s new exhibit Permanent Error. The exhibit focuses on Agbogbloshie, a large landfill for technological waste in Ghana, and the citizens who work on and live near the dump site. Throughout his career, Hugo’s photography has focused on capturing the people, culture, and landscape of Africa. Born in Johannesburg, he currently lives and works in Capetown. Hugo’s work was featured in Aperture magazine issue 186 and in the book reGeneration 2: Tomorrow’s Photographers Today.