Edmund Clark is an award-winning artist whose work links history, politics and representation.
His work has dealt with issues of detention and imprisonment in a variety of contexts. Still Life Killing Time concerns the experience of ageing in custody for long term life prisoners. Recent works Negative Publicity: Artefacts of Extraordinary Rendition, Guantanamo: If The Light Goes Out 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’.
Clark’s work has been exhibited widely, including major solo museum exhibitions at the Imperial War Museum, London and Zephyr, Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Mannheim, and 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.