Russelin Edhyati • We Take Pictures Too

Saturday, 25 May 2013

“As an artist it’s not my responsibility to provide a responsible rendition of how the rest of the world should perceive or not perceive Africa. Firstly, I’m not really concerned with Africa, I just happen to work here and it’s become an extension of my topography and the world that I inhabit. Continually ghettoizing it in that way is also very dangerous, or thinking of things as purely Africa, all you are doing is perpetuating this notion of otherness in some way.” Pieter Hugo in conversation with Noah Rabinowitz • Guernica

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