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Roger Ballen
Solo Exhibitions
1981-1997
Selected Exhibitions prior to 1998


Afrikaner Museum. Johannesburg, South Africa.

Arles Photographic Festival. Arles, France.

Colorado Centre for Photography. Denver, Colorado.

Eindhoven Photographic Festival. Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

Goodman Gallery. Johannesburg, South Africa.

Market Theatre. Johannesburg, South Africa.

Michaelis Collection. Cape Town, South Africa.

Pretoria Art Museum. Pretoria, South Africa.

Royal Festival Hall/Hayward Gallery. London, United Kingdom.

Shell Gallery. Cape Town, South Africa.

Tarranto Gallery. New York, New York. 

 
1998
Kunstal Museum. Rotterdam, The Netherlands. 
 
Kunsthaus. Zürich, Switzerland. 
 
"Lumo '98: International Triennal of Photography," Jyväskylä, Finland. September 27-Novermber 29, 1998. 
 
1999
Fait et Cause. Paris, France. 
 
Melkweg. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 
 
Month of Photography Festival. Bratislava, Slovakia. 
 
Month of Photography Festival. Cape Town, South Africa. 
 
2000
"Photosynkyria 2000," Museum of Photography. Thessaloniki, Greece. 
 
Noordelicht, Atelier Emmakade. Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. 
 
Royal Theatre of Namur. Namur, Belgium. 
 
Sani Festival. Halkidiki, Greece. 
 
2001
Fotoforum. Frankfurt, Germany. 
 
Goodman Gallery. Johannesburg, South Africa. 
 
International Photo Festival. Herten, Germany. 
 
Mateo Inurria. Cordoba, Spain. 
 
"Outland," Association for Visual Arts. Cape Town, South Africa. 
 
PhotoEspana. Madrid, Spain. 
 
Rupertinum. Salzburg, Austria. 
 
Shine Gallery. London, United Kingdom. 
 
Encontros da imagem. Braga, Portugal. May 4-June 9, 2001. 
 
Hasselblad Center, Göteborg Museum of Art. Göteborg, Sweden. June 16-August 24, 2001. 
 
"Outland," Wurttembergischer Kunstverein. Stuttgart, Germany. June 26- September 2, 2001. 
 
Printemps de Septembre. Toulouse, France. September 4-October 30, 2001. 
 
Kicken Gallery. Berlin, Germany. September 29-December 4, 2001. 
 
2001-2002
"Outland," Krefelder Kunstmuseen. Krefeld, Germany. October 28, 2001-February 17, 2002. 
 
2002
Centro Cultural de Maia. OPorto, Portugal. 
 
"Outland," Gagosian Gallery. New York, New York. January 10-February 16, 2002. 
 
Galleria D'arte Moderna di Bologna. Bologna, Italy. 
 
"Roger Ballen, Outland," Museo Nazionale della Fotografia. Brescia, Italy. June 1-June 30, 2002. 
 
Musee Nicephore Niepce. Chalon-sur-Saone, France. June 22-September 15, 2002. 
 
"Outland," Museet for Fotokunst. Odense, Denmark. September 7- November 17, 2002. 
 
"Outland," Gallery of Photography. Dublin, Ireland. November 1-Decemember 1, 2002. 
 
Nuku Gallery. Oulu, Finland. 
 
2002-2003
"Roger Ballen: Photographs ," Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Downtown. San Diego, California. December 5, 2002-February 16, 2003. 
 
"Roger Ballen," Gagosian Gallery. Beverly Hills, California. December 14, 2002-January 18, 2003. 
 
2003
Galleria Carla Sozzani. Milan, Italy. January 16-February 23, 2003. 
 
"Fact or Fiction," Galerie Kamel Mennour. Paris, France. March 17-April 6, 2003. 
 
2004
Dieci Comme Ltd. Tokyo, Japan. 
 
"Roger Ballen," Le Chateau d'Eau. Toulouse, France. January 18-March 14, 2004. 
 
"Roger Ballen," Berkeley Art Museum. Berkeley, California. May 12-August 15, 2004. 
 
"Roger Ballen Photography," Stroganov Palace, The Russian Museum. St. Petersburg, Russia. October 15-November 15, 2004. 
 
2005
Frans Hals Museum. Haarlem, The Netherlands. 
 
"Roger Ballen, Alex Soth and Vera Lutter," Gagosian Gallery. New York, New York. June 4-July 29, 2005. 
 
"Fraught," Reflex New Art Gallery. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. September 23-October 25, 2005. 
 
"Shadow Chamber," Aura Gallery. Shanghai, China. November 26- December 26, 2005. 
 
2005-2006
Durban Art Gallery. Durban, South Africa. November 2, 2005-January 29, 2006. 
 
2006
Oliewenhuis Art Museum. Bloemfontein, South Africa. 
 
Sasol Art Museum. Stellenbosch, South Africa. 
 
Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery. Reno, Nevada. 
 
Museum voor Fotografie. Antwerp, Belgium. January 20-May 28, 2006. 
 
"Shadow Chamber," Guido Costa Projects. Torino, Italy. February 16-March 16, 2006. 
 
Galerie Kamel Mennour. Paris, France. February 18-March 30, 2006. 
 
"Roger Ballen: In the Shadow Chamber," Bibliotheque Nationale. Paris, France. February 21-May 21, 2006. 
 
Everard Read. Johannesburg, South Africa. March 2-March 19, 2006. 
 
Atlanta College of Arts. Atlanta, Georgia. March 16-April 23, 2006. 
 
Photographer’s Gallery. Cape Town, South Africa. April 2-May 6, 2006. 
 
"Shadow Chamber," Fahey/Klein Gallery. Los Angeles, California. May 25-July 8, 2006. 
 
"Shadow Chamber," Stills Gallery. Sydney, Australia. August 16-September 16, 2006. 
 
"Shadow Chamber," Galerie Johnen + Schöttle. Cologne, Germany. September 2-October 18, 2006. 
 
2007
Clint Roenisch Gallery. Toronto, Canada. 
 
Johannesburg Art Gallery. Johannesburg, South Africa. March 8-May 27, 2007. 
 
"Chance and Circumstance," Robert Klein Gallery. Boston, Massachusetts. March 23-April 28, 2007. 
 
"Shadow Chamber: Roger Ballen," Deichtorhallen. Hamburg, Germany. May 25–August 26, 2007. 
 
Trafo Gallery. Oslo, Norway. August 25–September 23, 2007. 
 
YOURS Gallery. Warsaw, Poland. September 13–October 31, 2007. 
 
"Shadow Chamber," Galerie Photonet. Wiesbaden. Germany. September 15-October 26, 2007. 
 
"Roger Ballen: Shadow Chamber," Galería Max Estrella. Madrid, Spain. June 5-July 31, 2007. 
 
2007-2008
Art Gallery of Western Australia. Perth, Western Australia. November 24, 2007-May 4, 2008. 
 
"Black and White," Aura Gallery. Hong Kong. December 13, 2007–January 13, 2008. 
 
2008
Herzliya Artists Residence Center. Tel Aviv, Israel. 
 
"Homage to Federico Vender," Palazzo dei Panni. Arco, Trento, Italy. 
 
University of Auckland. Auckland, New Zealand. 
 
AEREA / Christian Larsen. Stockholm, Sweden. 
 
Galeria vanGuardia. Bilbao, Spain. 
 
2008-2009
"Roger Ballen," BWA Gallery. Katowice, Poland. November 21, 2008-January 1, 2009. 
 
"Brutal, Tender, Human, Animal: Roger Ballen photography," National Library of Australia. Canberra, Australia. November 26, 2008-March 29, 2009. 
 
2009
"Roger Ballen, foto," Galerie Wolfsen. Aalborg, Denmark. August 25-September 9, 2009. 
 
"Roger Ballen: Boarding House," Johnen Galerie. Berlin, Germany. February 7-March 21, 2009. 
 
"Roger Ballen," St Paul Street Gallery, Auckland University of Technology. Auckland, New Zealand. May 7-29, 2009. 
 
"Roger Ballen: Retrospektiva 1982 – 2004," Galerija Jakopic, City Museum of Ljubljana. Ljubljana, Slovenia. March 23-April 30, 2009. 
 
"Roger Ballen: Boarding House," Gagosian Gallery. New York, New York. November 5-December 23, 2009. 
 
"Roger Ballen," Galleria Massimo Minini. Brescia, Italy. Opens March 21. 
 
"Roger Ballen - Boarding House," University of Johannesburg. Johannesburg, South Africa. July 29-August 22, 2009. 
 
Reeve, Charles, curator.  "Roger Ballen: Boarding House at the Ontario College of Art & Design," Ontario College of Art & Design. Toronto, Canada. March 5-May 31, 2009. 


"Roger Ballen," Aura Gallery. Shanghai, China. April 11-May 10, 2009. 
 
Sturiale, Paolo, curator.  "Roger Ballen: Boarding House," Galerija Fotografija. Ljubljana, Slovenia. 
 
"Brutal, Tender, Human, Animal: Roger Ballen photography," Monash Gallery of Art. Melbourne, Australia. September 4-November 1, 2009. 
 
"Boarding House," University of Pretoria, Merensky Library. Pretoria, South Africa. September 22-October 31, 2009. 
 
University of the Orange Free State. Bloemfontein, South Africa. 
 
"Roger Ballen: The Vintage Photographs," Rooke Gallery. Johannesburg, South Africa. September 17-December 1, 2009. 
 
Bellini, Andrea, curator.  "Roger Ballen: 1982 - 2009," Triennale di Milano. Milan, Italy. October 7-November 8, 2009. 


"Roger Ballen - Boarding House," Hamiltons Gallery. London, United Kingdom. October 15-November 20, 2009. 
 
2010
"Roger Ballen: Boarding House," Galerie Kamel Mennour. Paris, France. January 5-February 6, 2010. 

"Roger Ballen: Photographs 1982-2009," Brackett-Clark Gallery, George Eastman House. Rochester, New York. February 27-June 6, 2010.
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"Roger Ballen: Retrospectiva," Centro de Arte La Regenta. Las Palmas, Spain. March 26-April 25, 2010.

"The Beauty of Distance: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age," 17th Sydney Biennale. Sydney, Australia. May 12-August 1, 2010.

"Roger Ballen: Boarding House," Galerie Photonet. Weisbaden, Germany. May 29-July 28, 2010.

"Roger Ballen Retrospective," Bozar. Brussels, Belgium. June 26-September 26, 2010.

"Roger Ballen: Storie," Comune di Arco/Galleria Civica, Riva del Garda Museo. Italy. June 26-October 29, 2010.

Geddes, Kezia, curator. "Roger Ballen: Unsettled," Lismore Regional Gallery. Lismore, Australia. July 17-August 28, 2010. 

 
"Roger Ballen," Galeria Senda. Barcelona, Spain. September 16-October 30, 2010. 

"Roger Ballen: Documentary Fiction," Gallery Photographer RU. Moscow, Russia. September 16-November 28, 2010. 

 
University of the Orange Free State. Bloemfontein, South Africa. 
 
"Roger Ballen: Boarding House," Festival of Photography. Savignano, Italy. September 2010. 
 
"Boarding House," Jackson Fine Art. Atlanta, Georgia. October 29-December 24, 2010. 
 
"Roger Ballen: Still Lifes 1982 - 2009," Galerie Sabine Knust. Munich, Germany. November 11-December 4, 2010. 
 
2010-2011
"Roger Ballen," Stenersen Museum. Oslo, Norway. October 14, 2010-January 23, 2011. 
 
"Roger Ballen and Boarding House," Iziko South African National Gallery. Cape Town, South Africa. November 6-April 17, 2011. 
 
"Roger Ballen - Photographs 1969-2009," Münchner Stadtmuseum - Sammlung Fotografie. Munich, Germany. November 12, 2010-February 27, 2011. 
 
"Roger Ballen," Galeria Max Estrella. Madrid, Spain. December 14, 2010-January 29, 2011. 
 
2011
"Roger Ballen," Fondazione Terre Medicee. Seravezza, Italy. January 29-April 3, 2011. 
 
"Roger Ballen: Portraits, Still Lifes and New Works," Galleri Tom Christoffersen. Copenhagen, Denmark. February 4-March 12, 2011. 


"Roger Ballen," Museum Het Domein. Sittard, The Netherlands. May 7-August 28, 2011.
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"Roger Ballen: Asylum," Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal. ARSENAL. Montreal, Canada. September 8-October 9, 2011. 


"Boarding House & New Works," Fahey/Klein Gallery. Los Angeles, California. September 8-October 15, 2011. 
 
Omsk Museum. Omsk, Russia. 
 
Angkor Photo Festival. Siem Reap, Cambodia. November 19-26, 2011. 
 
"Roger Ballen, animal abstraction: selected photographs 1998 - 2011," Galerie Alex Daniels - Reflex Amsterdam. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. October 29-December 12, 2011. 
 
2012
"Playpen," North-West University Gallery. Potchefstroom, South Africa. March 22-May 11, 2012. 


"Shadow Land: Photographs by Roger Ballen 1983-2011," Manchester Art Museum. Manchester, United Kingdom. March 30-May 13, 2012. 
 
"Roger Ballen: Fotografien 1969 bis 2009," Marta Herford Museum. Herford, Germany. April 22-June 17, 2012. 
 
"Roger Ballen," Kleinschmidt Fine Photographs. Wiesbaden. Germany. May 11-July 6, 2012. 


"Roger Ballen: Asylum," Musée de l'Elysée. Lausanne, Switzerland. June 8-September 2, 2012. 
 
"Retrospective," Museu de Arte Moderna. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. October 3-December 2, 2012. 


"Roger Ballen," Kunsthalle Wien project space. Vienna, Austria. November 6-25, 2012.

"Retrospective," Rosphoto. St. Petersburg, Russia.

Novosibirsk Art Museum. Novosibirsk, Russia. 

 
Tim Melville Gallery. Auckland, New Zealand. 
 
2012-2013
Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Tel Aviv, Israel. November 2012-March 2013. 
 
2013
National Museum of African Art Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C. 
 
Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome. Rome, Italy. 
 
Palm Springs Art Museum. Palm Springs, California. 
 
"Schauplatz fur Fotografie," Westlicht. Vienna, Austria. 
 
"Photoink," New Delhi, India. 
 
"Maison De L'Image Documentaire ," The CèTávoiR Association. Paris, France. 
 
"Belfast Photo Festival," Belfast, United Kingdom. 
 
2014
Fotografiska. Stockholm, Sweden. 
 
"Kunst- und Kulturzentrum Monschau," Aachen, Germany. 
 
Moscow Media Centre. Moscow, Russian Federation. 
 
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