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Warren Clarke

Warren Clarke grew up in outback of Queensland, Australia.

He began his career as a photojournalist in London in 1989, working for an East London newspaper. He has since covered assignments in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the South Pacific, and for three years documented the repercussions of land mines around the world.

Warren's work has been published in The New York Times, Newsweek, the London Sunday Times, The Australian, and by Reuters and the Associated Press. He has won the United Nations Human Rights and Austcare awards for excellence in photojournalism. Today he is based in Sydney and works for various editorial and commercial clients.


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Portfolio

Series

Travel to Iran (2005)

Australian photographer Warren Clarke gives us here a journey in Iran, land hold in contempt by the Western world for the treatment towards women, and for its race for the Atomic bomb. Far from stereotyped representations on the Muslim World, Warren Clarke casts his eyes over it, and delivers a really sharp story.

Tribal Ethiopia (2005)

Considered as the birthplace of humanity, the Ethiopia is an earth of contrast and meeting. The biggest monotheist trends are mixed here, and the tribal culture is still living. Warren Clarke goes to meet different Ethiopian tribes. He photographs people deeply inked in their traditions, and unveils a portraits series in an quasi-anthropological aesthetic.

The Gringo Express, South America (2003)

In September 2003, Warren Clarke travelled through Latin America. He crossed Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. This journey on “Pan-American Highway” was also an almost continuous quest of different paths, the ones less travelled. El Gringo is the foreigner. The other, that no one understands and who doesn’t understand us. El Gringo, it’s us when we look at the South-America continent with our Westerners’ eyes. Warren Clarke is looking for the giving up of his Gringo status. He took pictures, trying to get rid of this observation’s prism. But is he really Able to do that? He let the colours explode in cafés and sunny streets, as he wanted to give more importance to the...

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