Say hello to Dresie and Casie. They got famous in 1993 when their portrait appeared in a documentation about villages of rural South Africa. The man who was responsible for this is Roger Ballen – a well-known photographer who resides in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Dresie And Casie, Western Transvaal, 1993, by Roger Ballen ‘It looked like one of Diane Arbus’s many pictures of identical twins, taken in the 1960s and 1970s – only without the obvious empathy.’
Dresie and Casie, developmentally disabled twins, by Roger Ballen, Western Transvaal, South Africa, 1993 [2953×2953] (i.imgur.com) submitted 9 months ago by notbob1959 113 comments
Top responsesThe photo was in his book, Platteland: Images of Rural South Africa. This 2012 article gives an updated and different view of the twins.611 votesWe had a kid similar to the one that couldn’t control his drooling in elementary school. We all made fun of him. I regret it every day. Edit: I should have mentioned … read more334 votesI wasn’t aware Channing Tatum was a twin.107 votesLooks like the twins from Outlast66 votesThis makes me so sad. My brother is mentally disabled and he drools so much. God. This shit just isn’t fair. Edit : I just saw the 2012 article with their pictures … read more47 votesr/fakealbumcovers39 votesSee all
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Dresie and Casie, Twins, Western Transval, 1993. Photograph: Courtesy of Roger Ballen and Hamilton’s Gallery, London On Tuesday, Roger Ballen, who was in Britain for the opening of a
The series Platteland was produced in an edition of thirty-five and Tate’s copies, acquired directly from the artist, are either modern prints or signed exhibition prints (Sergeant F de Bruin, Department of Prisons Employee, Orange Free State 1992, printed 2008, and Dresie and Casie, Twins, Western Transvaal 1993, printed 2001).
Dresie and Casie, twins, W. Transvaal, Roger Ballen (United States, New York, New York City, active South Africa, born 1950), United States, 1993, printed 2001
Dresie and Casie. They could have possibly been conjoined twins, considering that they each have an identical scar on their stomach. The shorter twin has it on the left side of his stomach, while the taller twin has it on the right side of his stomach.
It’s definite that RB based the Twins off of Dresie and Casie. https://www.facebook.com/RedBarrels/photos/a.551983264858904.1073741824.405106386213260/926016010788959
They’re twins named Dresie and Casie. The photo was taken by the U.S.-born South African photographer Roger Ballen in the Western Transvaal in 1993, and appeared in his 1994 book Platteland: Images of Rural South Africa. (No, I’m not an oracle.
Mar 31, 2011 · Interview with Roger Ballen (Charlotte L Jansen) Posted on March 31, 2011. 0. Thursday, March 31, 2011 As I turned my head Dresie’s twin brother Casie appeared. His shirt was clean, as unlike Dresie, he worked inside the house.
ROGER BALLEN Dresie And Casie, Twins, Western Transvaal, 1993. Art Form Photography . Medium Gelatin Silver Print . Size in cm 36 x 36. Size in inch 14.2 x 14.2. Edition size 35. Signed Yes. Inventory 4176. Price sold. Update me.
Alias: The Twins, The Brothers
Approaching his subjects with a simultaneously empathetic and photojournalistic eye in the vein of Diane Arbus, Ballen vividly brings to life two men who would have remain unseen by the rest of the world in Dresie and Casie, Twins, Western Transvaal.
Interview with Roger Ballen. As I lifted my camera to photograph Dresie against the verandah wall, a shadow appeared from behind. As I turned my head Dresie’s twin brother Casie appeared. His shirt was clean, as unlike Dresie, he worked inside the house.