Nominated for his publication Permanent Error, published by Prestel (Germany, 2011).
Permanent Error centres on a vast dumping ground for technological waste on the outskirts of Ghana’s capital city Accra, and the young slum-dwellers whose survival depends on processing and burning this discarded material.
Hugo’s photographs of this bleak landscape question the ethics of our rapid consumption of ever-new technology and its hidden consequences.
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The Photographers’ Gallery showcases the quartet of shortlisted artists selected for its annual international honor.