2016, printed 2017
(South African, b. 1976)
Digital chromogenic print
Overall: 120 x 160 cm (47 1/4 x 63 in.)
Dudley P. Allen Fund 2017.67
© Pieter Hugo, Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York
Edition: Edition of 5 + 2 Artist's Proofs
The brothers' pose echoes an iconic photograph of a child killed during a 1976 uprising against apartheid.
Hugo’s series depicts Rwandan and South African children born after 1994, a year marked by Rwandan genocide and the end of apartheid in South Africa. Without direct experience of those horrors, can these children escape past hatreds and build a better world?
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