Edmund Clark is an award-winning artist interested in linking history, politics and representation. His work traces ideas of shared humanity and unseen experience through landscape, architecture and the documents, possessions and environments of subjects of political tension.
The series ‘Guantanamo: If The Light Goes Out’, ‘Letters to Omar’ and ‘Control Order House’ engage with state censorship to explore the hidden experiences and spaces of control and incarceration in the ‘Global War on Terror’. ‘The Mountains of Majeed’, reflects on the end of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, the longest war in American history.
'Negative Publicity: Artefacts of Extraordinary' his next book will be published in January 2016.
Clark’s work has been acquired for national and international collections including, in Britain, The National Portrait Gallery, The Imperial War Museum and The National Media Museum.
Awards include the Royal Photographic Society Hood Medal for outstanding photography for public service and being shortlisted for the prestigious Prix Pictet for the theme of Power.