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Giles Clarke

British, b. 1965

Giles Clarke is an award-winning photojournalist based in New York City. He focuses on capturing the human face of current and post-conflict issues throughout the world. Since 2010, he has traveled to 70 countries, including multiple visits to cover the conflict in Yemen, from which he created the Proxy War Turmoil series.

Clarke’s work has been featured by The United Nations, The New York Times, Amnesty International, CNN, The Guardian, Global Witness, TIME, The New Yorker, National Press Photographers Association, Paris Match, and many others. 

In 2017, Clarke received the Lucie Foundation’s 'Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year’ statue at Carnegie Hall and was named The Imagely Fund Fellow for his work in Yemen in 2018. Clarke received a Gold Award for his work covering Yemen by PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris in 2021 and in September 2021, 'Yemen; Conflict + Chaos' was exhibited at Visa pour L'Image in Perpignan.

Other accolades include the 'WARS Photography Award' award created by 'Associazione 46 Parallelo / Atlante Delle Wars in Italy  and the Sharjah Government Communication Award for his past work in El Salvador. In September 2023, Clarke returned to France to exhibit 'Without Water, We Die' from Somalia at the 35th annual Visa pour L'Image in Perpignan.

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