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Mikhael Subotzky
At the half-way point along South Africa’s great highway – the N1 running from Cape Town to Johannesburg – lies the small town of Beaufort West. With its prison in the middle of town, on an island in the highway, it’s a surreal road-stop that offers everything a traveler might want – food, gas, a place to stay, an hour of sex... Mikhael Subotzky considers the town, its vivid characters and poignant social landscapes, in a photo essay that confronts central issues of contemporary South African society. His first photobook, it is exquisitely produced on a large portfolio scale. With an introduction...

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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Beaufort West Prison is contained...
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. The new suburb of Toekomsrus...
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. Motel near the truck stop, 2006
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. Outside the new suburb of Toekomsrus...
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Samuel, Beaufort West rubbish...
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Beaufort West rubbish dump....
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Beaufort West rubbish dump....
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Contestants in the fancy dress...
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Beaufort West agricultural...
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Spinning class.
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Jaco is paid by local farmers...
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Mr Roussouw, antique dealer....
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. Diorama, Chris Barnard Museum, 2008....
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Runner-up in the Miss Teen...
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. A sangoma (traditional healer) pours...
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. Offering to the ancestors, KwaMandlankosi,...
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. Donkin Street. 2006.
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. Mr Van derMerwe, 2008
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Rose Street.
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Outside the APK church.
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. Pine house, 2006
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. Allpay, 2008
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. Poolhall, Toekomsrus, 2008
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. This girl's parents jokingly wrote...
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. Hillside, 2008
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Joseph waits for an x-ray...
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. The entire Mallies family...
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. Michelle, Mallies household, Rustdene...
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Break-in, Rustdene Township....
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Michelle with a customer in...
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. Injuredman, Plakkerskamp, 2008
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Aftermath of a fight.
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Leon poses for a portrait...
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Smoking Tik (Methamphetamines)....
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. Police station, 2008
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. Tamatie, Beaufort West Prison. 2006....
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Beaufort West Prison.
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Sunday church service, Beaufort...
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SOUTH AFRICA. Beaufort West. 2006. Jaco, Beaufort West Prison....
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