South Africa’s longest highway slices right through Beaufort West, a rural town with high rates of crime and unemployment.

Photographer Michael Subotzky was drawn to the town when he was driving along the highway and noticed a prison right in the middle of the towns traffic circle. Instead of driving through, he kept coming back.

See more images and read about the project on Subotzky’s site.

133 notes

  1. geistbo reblogged this from audiovision
  2. forevernobuddies reblogged this from enlarged-heart
  3. dvafoto reblogged this from minivanvacation
  4. minivanvacation reblogged this from nprradiopictures and added:
    From one of my favorite photobooks.
  5. mdmfrmt reblogged this from audiovision
  6. k-the-skip reblogged this from nprradiopictures
  7. thekoolaidwino reblogged this from nprradiopictures
  8. rokko35 reblogged this from audiovision
  9. thiswayeast reblogged this from nprradiopictures
  10. slinda33 reblogged this from audiovision
  11. awez-im-gohst reblogged this from nprradiopictures

Theme built for AudioVision by Simplify, Advance