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Pieter Hugo's 'Permanent Error' Depicts Tech Waste in Ghana

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: pieterhugo & psfk
The digital divide is clearly depicted in the 'Permanent Error' photo series by Pieter Hugo. Hugo captures the locals in Ghana foraging for usable metal pieces in what looks like an electronic graveyard. Yet apart from the juxtaposition of place and objects, this series also reveals the fragility of technology and information.

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