Representations of e-waste globally matter
This past weekend, we witnessed remotely forced and violent evictions occurring in a neighbourhood of Ghana’s capital city Accra. Agbogbloshie is portrayed as the continent’s largest electrical wasteland; in truth it is a functional, profit-making recycling network.
We don’t tend to like to use guilt as a driver for behaviour change. But there is something so powerful about South African photographer Pieter Hugo’s work on e-waste recyclers in Ghana, that we could not resist sharing. Hugo will be speaking on Friday at Photographer’s Gallery in London – a talk which is already […]