05/05/2013 06:04 pm ET Updated Jul 05, 2013

Pieter Hugo on the ImageBlog

Pieter Hugo, From the series The Hyena and Other Men
Animal handler with Ajasco, Lagos, Nigeria, 2007, Digital C-Print
© Pieter Hugo, Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York and Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town

Taken during quiet moments between the spectacles of street performances, the photographs depict a stillness that subverts the tense physicality of the animals and their trainers. For further information please see Pieter Hugo’s website