In this first issue of the collection David Goldblatt, one of South Africa’s master photographers, goes over his carreer, his country, his productions, and his books, in a conversation with Baptiste Lignel. From the early days as an editorial photographer for local magazines in the 50s to his international reconnaissance as a major author and analyst of the complexities of his home country.
An in-depth exploration of his work with an insight into his own defining references.
PHOTOGRAPHERS’ REFERENCES is a book collection of in-depth interviews with established photographers. Created in 2014 by Frédérique Destribats and Baptiste Lignel.
Each conversation held over an extended period of time exposes a photographer’s creative and thought processes and provides insight into their practice, mapping out personal references and influences that have contributed to shape their distinctive visual language.