Plot 202 is an area of land 80 km west of Johannesburg.
Following a violent attack on her elderly parents, documentary photographer Penney Ellis produced a photobook that exposes the pressures experienced by a family living in rural post-apartheid South Africa.
Attacks on vulnerable people are increasing as feelings of disenchantment grow.
Broken government promises and a high level of corruption has led to a climate of mass poverty and frustration.
Many of the book’s images capture feelings of reflection, contemplation and irritation, as the family come to terms with living on a plot that has become impossible to sell.
There is a pervading atmosphere of confinement and threat.
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- print management