Giles Clarke is a photojournalist focusing on capturing the human face of current and post-conflict issues throughout the world.
Clarke began his film and photography career in West Berlin as a 16mm camera assistant at the height of the Cold War during the mid-1980's before switching to a successful professional black and white photographic printer career in London and New York. In 1997, Clarke worked in the Richard Avedon darkroom in New York on some now-iconic fashion campaigns.
Since 2017, Clarke has been working closely with UN/OCHA on awareness campaigns in war-torn Yemen.
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, TIME, Paris Match et al.
In 2016, Clarke was awarded 1st prize by the National Press Photographers Association for his Haiti work 'Waste In Time' (Environmental Picture Story).
For his work covering Yemen, Clarke received a Gold Award by PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris in 2021 and was a Philip Jones Griffiths Award finalist and the 'Imagely Fund Fellow' in 2018. In 2017, Clarke won a coveted Lucie Foundation statue for 'Yemen In Crisis' - 1st place in the Deeper Perspective category.
In December 2021, Clarke was awarded the 'WARS' Photojournalism Award created by Associazione 46 Parallelo / Atlante delle Wars and Conflicts of the World "and Montura, sponsor of the award, together with Intersos NGO and Trentino Historical Museum Foundation.
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