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GUY TILLIM

Jo'burg series 2004
Tshililo (right) and her friends share a one-roomed apartment in Cape Agulhas Esselen Street, Hillbrow

For his brilliantly observed studies of the life of the often beleagured residents of Hillbrow, Johannesburg in their decaying and overcrowded environment, Guy Tillim won the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2005, awarded by the Leica Camera Group in collaboration with Rencontres de la Photographie festival held in Arles, France.

ArtThrob is honoured to be able to offer one of the prints from this series as part of Editions for ArtThrob, and thanks Michael Stevenson for his assistance.

Tillim has had a long and distinguished career as a photographer, winning the Daimler Chrysler award in 2004. His work is included on the exhibition 'Snap Judgements' curated by Okwui Enwezor which opened at the ICP in New York in early 2006, and on the mega touring exhibition 'Africa Remix'. He will exhibit on the Sao Paulo Bienal later in 2006.

'Tshililo and her friends share a one roomed apartment in Cape Agulhas, Esselen Street, Hillbrow' has been printed in archival pigments on archival paper by Tony Meintjes.

Paper size: 420 x 594 mm
Print size:  353 x 524 mm
Edition: 60

Prices:
Editions 11 - 29: R 4 000, US$ 471, Euros 348
Editions 30 - 45: R 4 500, US$ 530, Euros 392
Editions 46 - 60: R 5 000, US$ 588, Euros 435

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