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Mimi Cherono Ng’ok, Kenyan, born 1983. Printed by Griffin Editions, Brooklyn

Ng’ok approaches photography as a visual notetaking device, capturing images that speak to the deeply personal aspects of her subjects. We do not know the identity of the man pictured here, but the closeness of the camera suggests the bond he and the photographer may share.

The large scale of Ng’ok’s prints give everyday scenes like this one a sense of weight and importance. The visible grain adds to the mystery, as if the view were gradually coming into focus after a moment of recollection.


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