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In Boksburg.
Photographs and Text by David Goldblatt. Text by Sean O'Toole.
Steidl, Gottingen, Germany, 2016. 104 pp., 10¼x10¾x¾".

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David Goldblatt’s (born 1930) In Bosburg was published in 1982, making it one of the earlier photobooks in South African history. Goldblatt, himself from a white background and a critical observer of the racist dynamics of his native country, was interested in capturing the 'wholly uneventful flow of commonplace, orderly life' of the white population around him. Boksburg, a legally white-only town on the Eastern periphery of Johannesburg (which, at the time, was heavily dependent on black labor), seemed to best fit his purposes, and between 1979 and 1980 he recorded everyday scenes in the town. This new edition includes several additional photographs and a new essay by Sean O’Toole, providing penetrating insight into the history of the book and the story behind the photographs and their subject.

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