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Fred Herzog, Vancouver, 1961

Fred Herzog, Jackpot, 1961
Fred Herzog was an underrecognised early practitioner of colour street photography. Here he captures the charged moment of anticipation when carnival contestants are all transfixed as they await a game’s results. Will they luck out?

"Gamblers wait for the wheel of fortune to stop spinning. Ice creams start to drip. A family photo in mid-burn. What do these shots of the moments inbetween tell us about the world?"