Reportage Featured Photographer: Giles Clarke
We’re pleased to announce that Giles Clarke has joined the roster of contributing photographers to Reportage by Getty Images. Giles was born in London in 1965 and, after a career in photographic printing and television production that took him to Berlin, New York and Los Angeles, Giles turned toward documentary photography in the mid-2000s. In his first major project, he spent six weeks in Bhopal, India, where he filmed and photographed the victims of the Union Carbide gas leak (bottom left). More recently, he photographed a popular feature for Vice Magazine on El Salvador’s “gang cages,” prison holding cells that sequester members of opposing gangs (bottom right). Giles also has an ongoing project, “Toxic Gumbo,” about a polluted stretch of the Mississippi River that stretches from New Orleans to Baton Rouge (top).
You can see more of Giles’ work on the Reportage Web site and his personal site. He is based in New York.
Captions (clockwise from top): BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA - OCTOBER 13: Michael stands in a pool of oil and gasoline burning his furniture and possessions October 13, 2013; SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR - MAY 20: MS-13 gang members languish in one of the three ‘gang cages’ in the Quezaltepeque police station May 20, 2013 in San Salvador, El Salvador; BHOPAL, INDIA - DECEMBER 1: A woman protests at a march demanding social justice and reparations for the victims of the Bhopal gas leak December 1, 2012 in Bhopal, India;