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Osman, Colin.  "Small Towns, South Africa,"  The British Journal of Photography,  September 26, 1986.
Mack, Michael.  "Platteland,"  The Art Book,  Vol. 2, No. 3, 1986.
Greig, Robert.  "Locals loathed Ballen’s photography but foreign gurus praise it now,"  The Sunday Independent,  October 22, 1994.
Dumbutshena, Tendai.  "The people modern SA left behind,"  Sunday Times Metro,  October 23, 1994.
Hough, Barrie.  "Bohaai oor ‘agterlike’ Afrikaners in fotoboek,"  Nuus,  November 6, 1994.
"Small Town Blues,"  Excellence,  Volume 11, # 1, 1994.
Kerr, Douglas.  "Unique view of the world,"  Rosebank Killarney Gazette,  November 25, 1994.
Swart, Magda.  "My beste vriende is Afrikaners,"  Beeld,  November 20, 1994.
Van Reenen, Rykie.  "Hierdie Marlene ken werkersbuurt,"  Boekwêreld,  November 17, 1994.
Waite, Jean.  "Stark face of SA,"  Weekend Star,  November 12, 1994.
Witthaus, Michele.  "Rural reality vs multimedia experience,"  Business Day,  November 5, 1994.
Alfred, Luke.  "“Empathy in the eye of the beholder,"  The Weekly Mail & Guardian,  November 18-24, 1994.
Friedman, Hazel.  "Exposing the Platteland,"  The Star,  November 22, 1994.
Garner, James.  "Try the empty art galleries,"  Sunday Times Cape Metro,  December 18, 1994.
Gordon, Julie.  "New Yorker photographs rural South Africa,"  SA Jewish Times,  December 16, 1994.
Nolte, M.A.  "Ballen getakel oor armes soos prooi voor die lens,"  Die Burger,  December 23, 1994.
"Platteland: Images from Rural South Africa,"  Living,  November, 1994.
Bouzet, Ange-Dominique.  "Arles les photos se recadrent,"  Libération,  July 9, 1995.
Guerrin, Michel.  "Roger Ballen et les dégénérés,"  Le Monde,  July 11, 1995.
Bouzet, Ange-Dominique.  "Dans le monde gris des petits Blancs,"  Libération,  July 28, 1995.
Marsman, Eddie.  NRC Handelsblad,  June 17, 1995.
Reid Skinner, Douglas.  "In the Margins,"  SA Times,  April 5, 1995.
Niekerk, Van.  "Freak show or apartheid victims?,"  The Observer,  February 26, 1995.
"Alien nation,"  The Independent,  March 31, 1995.
Nuridsany, Michel.  "Platteland,"  Le Provençal,  August 15, 1995.
Nuridsany, Michel.  "Platteland,"  Arles Festival Magazine,  1995.
Perrine, Bernard and Hervé le Goff.  "Roger Ballen: A propos de Platteland...,"  Le Photographe,  February, 1995.
Whitehead, Brian.  "Platteland, Images from Rural South Africa,"  The Photographers,  May, 1995.
"Not just another documentary photographer,"  SA Photo,  April/May, 1996.
"Pellicules Sensibles,"  Libération,  December 29, 1997.
Gaule, Sally.  "Poor, White, South African,"  Afterimage,  January/February, 1997.
Quaedvlieg, Petra.  "Wat jou bang maakt, is essentieel,"  NRC Handelsblad,  24 April, 1998.
van Hulten, Machteld.  "Overgeleverd aan rijkeluisogen,"  Het Parool,  May 28, 1998.
Maass, Angelika.  "Beschadigtes Menschsein,"  Der Landbote,  No. 289, December 12, 1998.
Näf, Agathe.  "Utopie da - Horror dort,"  Argus, P.S,  December 5, 1998.
"Intime Bilder einer 'Geschlossenen Gesellschaft',"  Aargauer Zeitung,  December 4, 1998.
Torbjorn, Bergflodt.  "Fotoreise in zwei Welten,"  Zürichsee-Zeitungen,  December 3, 1998.
Oberholzer, Niklaus.  "Bilder geschlossener Gesellschaften,"  Mittwoch,  December 2, 1998.
Frey, Lilith.  "Leben in 'Geschlossenen Gesellschaften',"  Sonntags Blick,  November 29, 1998.
Brandt, Hans.  "Trostlose Verlierer,"  Züri-Tip,  November 27-December 3, 1998.
Behutsame, Annäherung.  "Eintauchen in fremde Welten,"  Die Südostschweiz,  November 28, 1998.
Grill, Bartholomäus.  "Verwahrloste Eroberer,"  Die Weltwoche,  No. 48, November 26, 1998.
Vogt, Werner.  "Schlagschatten auf Südafrikas Platteland,"  Zürcher Kultur,  November 23, 1998.
Vogt, Werner.  "Schlagschatten auf Südafrikas Platteland,"  Neue Burcher Beitun,  November 23, 1998.
Richards, Dan.  "Platteland,"  Popular Photography,  July, 1998.
Huet, Sylvie.  "Roger Ballen,"  Photographie.com,  February, 1999.
le Goff, Hervé.  "Sexe, tomate et vidéo,"  Inrockuptibles,  1999.
Renault, Gilles.  "Parias postapartheid,"  Libération,  February 19, 1999.
Photographos Magazine,  November, 1999.
Thijsen, Mirelle.  "Innerlijke verwarring,"  Financ Dagblad,  May 1, 1999.
Hendriks, Ton.  "De Geduldige Lens,"  Holands4Licht,  Issue 4, 1999.
Gaule, Sally.  "Shades of White: the photographs of Roger Ballen,"  de Arte60,  September, 1999.
"Geschlossene Gesellschaft,"  Zürich Next,  No. 17, February 28, 1999.
"Photography contribution,"  New Letters,  Vol. 65, No. 4, 1999.
le Goff, Hervé.  "Roger Ballen Platteland Aux Rip,"  Telerama,  1999.
Hirsch, Valerie.  "Cachez-moi cette autre Afrique du sud,"  Le Soir - Bruxelles,  January 11, 2000.
Flament, Cedric.  "Roger Ballen: l’apartheid, pas celui que l'on croit,"  Vers l'Avenir,  January 12, 2000.
Lorent, Claude.  "Le dire vrai du portrait photographique,"  La Libre Belgique,  February, 2000.
"Parcours namurois,"  Le Vif, Léxpress,  January/February, 2000.
Texves,  February 27, 2000.
Stirton, Brent.  "A stranger in a strange place,"  SA Photo,  June/July, 2000.
Woerdehoff, Esther.  "Die Zukunft der Fotos,"  Die Weltwoche,  April 6, 2000.
"Von der Tragik der Außenseiter,"  Salzburg Volkszeitung,  February, 2001.
"In der besten aller möglichen Welten?,"  Die Presse - Spectrum,  February, 2001.
Restorff, Jörg.  "Schöpferische Lüge,"  Kunstzeitung,  March, 2001.
Guibourgé, Stéphane.  "Black dreams, white heart,"  Paris Photo,  2001.
Chevallier, Evelyne.  "Des Images qui Dérangent,"  Photo,  June, 2001.
Filser, Hubert.  "Eingefrorenes Leben,"  Suddeutsche Zeritung,  March 14, 2001.
Mayer, Gabriele.  "Glasauge, sei wachsam,"  Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung,  March, 2001.
Geologe, Als.  Photonews,  March, 2001.
Kaiser, Eva.  "The darker side of self,"  Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung,  April 9, 2001.
Roth, Wilhelm.  "Rebellen gegen die Wirklichkeit,"  Frankfurter Rundschau,  April, 2001.
Dudek, Stephan A.  "Falten des Verfalls,"  Allgemeine Zeitung,  April, 2001.
"Ihr Trostlosen, bitte auf die Bühne,"  Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung,  April 29, 2001.
Koetzle, Michael.  "Out of Johannesburg,"  PHOTO Technik International,  May/June, 2001.
Schöppner, Boris.  "Bizarre Schockbilder testen die Ehrlichkeit und die Toleranz der Betrachter,"  Frankfurter Neue Presse,  May 14, 2001.
Peschke, Marc.  "Radikaler Dokumentarismus,"  Frankfurter Allgemeine,  May 22, 2001.
Ciesinger, Ruth.  "Viel unterscheidet uns nicht vom Affen,"  Tagesspiegel,  October 9, 2001.
Bootsma, Esther.  "De Spiegel laat schrikken,"  Trouw,  February 24, 2001.
Lamoree, Jhim.  "Zoals Fellini het niet kon verzinnen,"  Het Parool,  May 31, 2001.
Davey, Maggie.  "Surreal sensation,"  The Mail & Guardian,  March 23, 2001.
Greig, Robert.  "Tragedy and comedy emerge from unusual encounters,"  The Sunday Independent,  March 25, 2001.
van Bosch, Cobus.  "Foto's speel met feit, fiksie,"  Die Burger,  April 21, 2001.
Sassen, Robyn.  "A camera between sensibilities and subject matter,"  SA Jewish Report,  April 27, 2001.
Jolly, Lucinda.  "Enjoy the rush of voyerurism,"  Cape Argus Tonight,  April 30, 2001.
Minaar, Melvyn.  "Priemende waarheid,"  Die Burger,  May 6, 2001.
Pollack, Lloyd.  "Moon for the misbegotten,"  Cape Times,  April 20, 2001.
Frigyes, Paul.  "Vitt artiskt sönderfall,"  Expressen,  May, 2001.
Berg, Aase.  "Vår tids rdsla för vaghet,"  Lyrikvännen,  May, 2001.
Jönsson, Dan.  "Samstämmigt dreglande,"  Dagens Nyheter,  June, 2001.
Wilden, Christoph.  "Nebendarsteller der Gesellschaft,"  Esslinger Zeitung,  July 25, 2001.
"White Watching,"  The Sunday Review,  February 18, 2001.
"The white man's burden,"  The Sunday Review,  February 18, 2001.
Dazed and Confused,  March, 2001.
Bainbridge, Simon.  "Outland: the fringe of South African society,"  Darkroom Practice & Photography,  Vol. 23, 2001.
Jacobson, Colin.  "Searching for an explanation,"  Creative Review,  April, 2001.
"Outland,"  Focus,  March, 2001.
Gallego, Juan.  "Outland,"  Vanidad,  April, 2001.
Addley, Esther.  "The Undiscovered Country,"  The Guardian,  February 24, 2001.
Jackson, Kevin.  "Top of the Formalists,"  The Independent,  March 6, 2001.
James, Simon.  "Outland,"  Royal Photographic Society Journal,  April, 2001.
Sassen, Robyn.  "Outlandish Photographic Capers in South Africa,"  Pop Matters,  2001.
Schwander, Lars.  "Ballens bizarre billedverden,"  Louisiana Magasin,  August, 2002.
Augenstein, Gabriele.  "Bild Rätsel,"  Schwarzweiss 33,  June, 2002.
Dunne, Aidan.  "Inside Outland,"  The Irish Times Magazine,  November 23, 2002.
Smargiassi, Michele.  "Nel bianco-e-nero di Ballen la faccia pallida dell’ apartheid,"  La Repubblica,  May 6, 2002.
Pilati, Chiara.  "Gli alieni bianchi del Sud Africa nelle foto di Ballen,"  Emilia Romagna,  May 8, 2002.
"Ballen, clic dal Sudafrica crudele,"  Il Resto del Carlino,  May 8, 2002.
Camonchia, Sabrina.  "Quegli scatti fastidiosi e ironici,"  Il Domani,  May 8, 2002.
Basile, Franco.  "Poveri bianchi in Sudafrica,"  Il Resto del Carlino,  May 9, 2002.
Remotti, Margherita.  "The Insider,"  Kult,  May, 2002.
Sara, Recordati.  "Ritrat come nature morte,"  Photo Italia,  May, 2002.
Scarduelli, Fulvia.  "Quel Sudafrica più lontan,"  Giornale di Brescia,  June 1, 2002.
Checchi, Rosanna.  "Roger Ballen,"  Zoom,  July/August, 2002.
Lewis, Rita.  "Photographs which straddle fact and fiction,"  SA Jewish Report,  October 1-11, 2002.
Bennett, Oliver.  "Photo Finish,"  Design Week,  January, 2002.
Kitamura, Katie.  "Roger Ballen,"  Contemporary,  February, 2002.
Nolte, Elizma.  "Photos that ask questions,"  The South African,  February, 2002.
"Roger Ballen,"  The Guardian,  January 30, 2002.
"Other places, other voices: Johannesburg,"  Contemporary,  Summer, 2002.
Pitman, Joanna.  "Freeze framed emotion,"  The Times Online,  September 18, 2002.
Dykstra, Jean.  "Photo Book Beat,"  Art on Paper,  March/April, 2002.
"Roger Ballen,"  Blind Spot,  No. 22, 2002.
Young, Paul.  "Digging Up Dirt,"  Angeleno,  December, 2002.
Reiterer, Martin.  "Roger Ballen, Outland,"  Springerin,  October/November, 2002.
Wettendorff, Henning.  "Outland, Roger Ballen,"  Katalog,  Fall, 2002.
Boecker, Susanne.  "Roger Ballen: Outland,"  Kunstforum International,  January-March, 2002.
Pollock, Lindsay.  "Society on Edge,"  artnet Magazine,  January, 2002.
Aletti, Vince.  "Wizard of Odd,"  Village Voice,  February 5, 2002.
Smith, Roberta.  "Seeing Squalid Despair in Stark Black and White,"  The New York Times,  February 15, 2002.
Henry, Max.  "Roger Ballen at Gagosian,"  Art in America,  October, 2002.
Naudts, Filip.  "Portretten als stillevens,"  FOTO@Beeld,  November, 2003.
Piovesan, Giulio.  "Roger Ballen,"  Photo Italia,  July/August, 2003.
Miękus, Krzysztof.  Pozytyw,  Winter, 2003.
Scott, Robert.  "Roger Ballen: aesthetic and existential,"  Camera and Image,  February/March, 2003.
Di Piero, W.S.  "Forlorn Oddities,"  San Diego Reader,  January 23, 2003.
Bowden, Charles.  "Roger Ballen’s World,"  Aperture,  Winter, 2003.
Shabsis, Clare.  "Travel and play with the natives,"  Baby!,  July, 2004.
Pitman, Joanna.  "Dresie and Casie,"  The Times Magazine,  July, 2004.
"Shadow Chamber,"  Paris Review,  No. 170, 2004.
Law-Viljoen, Bronwyn.  "Some Sort of Place: Recent work by Roger Ballen,"  Art / South Africa,  Volume 3, Issue 3, Autumn, 2005. pp. 56-61. 
Baron, Marie-Guy.  "Roger Ballen la part de l’ombre,"  Le Figaro et Vous,  February, 2005.
"Roger Ballen,"  Eyemazing,  Summer, 2005.
Bem, Merel.  "Trieste artiesten,"  de Volkskrant,  September 22, 2005.
Hoeneveld, Herman.  "Roger Ballen,"  Kunstbeeld,  September, 2005.
Mijnheer, Dennis.  "Krochten van de ziel,"  Blend,  October, 2005.
Jaeger, Toef.  "Toch maar liever struisvogel spleen,"  NRC Handelsblad,  October, 2005.
Kuiper, Stefan.  "Dich bij de hel,"  Die Groene Amsterdammer,  October, 2005.
Katzenellenbogen, Jonathan.  "Moving in a new direction,"  Business Day,  July 1, 2005.
Bendheim, Peter.  "Prepare to be disturbed,"  Metro,  November, 2005.
Greig, Robert.  "Bleak images make an exhilarating exhibition,"  The Sunday Independent,  December, 2005.
Thernstrom, Melanie.  "Die Suche nach dem verloorenen Leben,"  Die Weltwoche,  June 23, 2005.
Land, David.  "Shadow Chamber,"  Royal Photographic Society Journal,  November, 2005.
Smyth, Diane.  "A stitch in time,"  The British Journal of Photography,  September 28, 2005.
Mueller, Andrew.  "Chamber of Horrors,"  The Sunday Review,  December, 2005.
Thernstrom, Melanie.  "Charlotte, Grace, Janet and Caroline Come Home,"  New York Times Magazine,  May 8, 2005.
"Roger Ballen,"  Black & White Magazine,  June, 2005.
"Roger Ballen,"  The New Yorker,  July, 2005.
Greig, Robert.  "Roger Ballen's Shadow Chamber,"  Sunday Independent, South Africa,  December 4, 2005.
Bo, Michael.  "Skyggerne finds inde i ham selv,"  Politiken,  January, 2006.
Bouzet, Ange-Dominique.  "Ballen, Noirceur blanche,"  Liberation,  February 22, 2006.
Bourcier, Jean-Pierre.  "L’oeuvre en noir,"  La Tribune,  February, 2006.
Jauffret, Magali.  "Zones d’ambiguite,"  L’Humanite Hebdo,  February, 2006.
le Goff, Hervé.  "Les chambers sans clef,"  Le Photographie,  March, 2006.
Guillot, Claire.  "Les images a sensation de Roger Ballen,"  Le Monde,  March, 2006.
Youssi, Yasmine.  "Roger Ballen, l’expo qui peut deranger,"  Journal du Dimanche,  March, 2006.
Canitrot, Armelle.  "Roger Ballen hante par ses demons interieurs,"  La Croix,  March, 2006.
Godreche, Dominique.  "Dans la chamber d’ombres,"  Photo,  March, 2006.
Langer, Freddy.  "Im Innern der Wand,"  Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung,  April, 2006.
Farber, Tanya.  "Unnerved in black and white,"  The Star,  January, 2006.
de Waal, Shaun.  "The decisive moment,"  The Mail & Guardian,  February, 2006.
van Bosch, Cobus.  "Probing the dark rooms of the psyche,"  South African Art Times,  February, 2006.
O’Toole, Sean.  "Dark and Lovely,"  Sunday Times Lifestyle,  March, 2006.
Lambrecht, Bettie.  "Foto’s wat in mense se Koppe Kyk,"  Beeld,  March, 2006.
Akyuz, Refik.  "Roger Ballen,"  Genis aci,  March, 2006.
Pinsent, Richard.  "Going fishing, metaphorically speaking,"  The Art Newspaper,  March, 2006.
Himes, Darius.  "Complex Shadows,"  photo-eye,  Spring, 2006.
Smee, Sebastian.  "States of Mind: Roger Ballen, Shadow Chamber,"  The Australian,  September 2, 2006.
Corrigall, Mary.  "Disturbing, potent lens of Ballen in mid-life,"  Sunday Independent, South Africa,  Edition 1, March 18, 2007. p. 11. 
Fleck, Robert.  "Roger Ballen's Shadow Chamber,"  EIKON: International Magazine for Photography and Media Art,  Issue 57, March, 2007.
Goddard, Peter.  "Images of the Transfixed,"  The Toronto Star,  February, 2007.
Ballen, Roger.  "Wild Chamber,"  The Walrus,  May, 2007.
Dault, Gary Michael.  "Direct, disturbing – and unapologetic,"  The Globe and Mail,  June, 2007.
Ollier, Brigitte.  "Roger Ballen: Interieur Nuit,"  Photographie,  2007.
Hennig, Bettina.  "The subtle appeal of grey tones,"  Booklet,  July/August, 2007.
Gripp, Anna.  "Roger Ballen Fragen zum Schattenkabinett,"  Photonews,  June, 2007.
Langer, Freddy.  "Kafka's Illustrator: Fotografien von Roger Ballen in Hamburg,"  Frankfurter Allgemeine Zietung,  July, 2007.
Lambrecht, Bettie.  "Druppels in die emmer oor diper siel,"  Beeld,  March, 2007.
Verduyn, Monique.  "From photographer to artist: Roger Ballen’s bleak images,"  The Weekender,  March 24, 2007.
Sassen, Robyn.  "Ballen’s work replete with unanswerable questions,"  SA Jewish Report,  April 20-27, 2007.
Bufill, Juan.  "El loco del pez quiza muerto,"  Domingo,  February, 2007.
Bufill, Juan.  "Roger Ballen expone su teatro de personajes miserables,"  Sabado,  February, 2007.
Molina, Angela.  "Es pot somiar per un altre?,"  El Pais,  February, 2007.
Clark, Tim.  "Inside the shadows,"  Metropolitan Barcelona,  March, 2007.
Cook, Robert.  "Brutal, tender, human, animal,"  Photofile Magazine,  Summer, 2007.
Bowie, Chas.  "Roger Ballen,"  The Portland Mercury,  May 1, 2008.
Row, D.K.  "Mysteries but no resolution,"  The Oregonian,  May, 2008.
Speer, Richard.  "Roger Ballen: Quality Pictures Contemporary Art,"  ARTnews,  Vol. 107, Issue 8, September, 2008. p. 158. 
Biroleau, Ann, Robert Cook and Giovanni Aloi.  "Roger Ballen: Uncanny Animals,"  Antennae,  issue 8 vol. 1, Winter, 2008. pp. 47-55. 
"Goings On About Town: Art,"  The New Yorker,  October 20, 2008.
Snider, Heather.  "Boarding House,"  Eyemazing,  issue 01, 2009.
Guadagnini, Walter.  "The Visionary and Silent Theatre of Roger Ballen,"  Magazine of Franco Maria Ricci,  no. 30, March/April, 2009. p. 85. 
"South African photographer Roger Ballen talks about capturing his dark dreams,"  American photo,  20, no. 4, 2009. pp. 22-26. 
Aletti, Vince.  "Ten Great Photographs, 2009,"  The New Yorker,  December 18, 2009.
"Goings On About Town: Art,"  The New Yorker,  December 14, 2009.
Sholis, Brian.  "Gagosian Gallery,"  Artforum,  vol. 48 no. 6, February, 2010. pp. 200-201. 
Rafferty, Rebecca.  "Roger Ballen at the George Eastman House,"  Rochester City Newspaper,  March, 2010.
Guadagnini, Walter.  "The Roger Ballen Strategies,"  Museo Riva del Garda,  June, 2010.
Guadagnini, Walter.  "Roger Ballen: The Asylum,"  Aperture,  no. 201, Winter, 2010. pp. 66-73. 
Schoeman, Gerhard.  "Roger Ballen: Boarding House,"  Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art,  vol. 2010, no. 27, September, 2010. pp. 129-131. 
Duncan, David.  "Roger Ballen,"  Art in America,  February 23, 2010.
Lynch, Mary Ann.  "Creative Journey: Roger Ballen,"  Black & White Magazine,  issue no. 81, March, 2011. pp. 24-33. 
Lambrecht, Bettie.  "Geoloog-fotograaf wat in donker tonnels grou,"  Rapport,  March 6, 2011.
Krewinkel, Ben.  "Van buiten naar binnen – Twee 'nieuwe' publicaties van Roger Ballen,"  PhotoQ,  April 7, 2011.
Fairbanks, Eve.  "Johannesburg's Most Wanted,"  The New York Times,  January 26, 2012.
Young, Robert J.C.  "The Photography of Roger Ballen,"  New York University,  2012.
Amison, Peg Sue.  "The Descent into the Asylum - Roger Ballen's new works,"  1000 Words magazine,  no. 13, 2012.
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