The four photographs reproduced here were taken in Kampala, Uganda in 2004. They are part of a larger on going work, Analogue, which Leonard has been working on since 1998. Comprised of over 300 photographs, this body of images documents the disappearance of small locally-owned shops in the face of a continuously expanding network of multinational chains and franchises, and explores the ways in which we are connected through our global economy. Taken with a traditional Rolleiflex camera, Leonard’s photographs of storefront displays, handwritten signs, and homemade arrangements of goods, serve as a documentation of urban life at the end of the twentieth century.

Analogue will premiere in 2007 at the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio. The exhibition will travel to Documenta 12, Kassel, Germany; Villa Arson, Nice, France; and the Fotomuseum Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland.

The project has...

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