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Guy Tillim reads voraciously and widely, scrutinizing the literature on photography, on architecture, and on Africa in the same searching way he travels the continent. He speaks softly, but with palpable intensity. One can see this quality of contemplative observation in his photographs. They are muted and elliptical, but undeniable in their impact.

Joanna Lehan in ‘Guy Tillim: Things as they seem: Interview with Joanna Lehan’ in aperture, #193, 2008.

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