Growing Big in Gang Land (Cape Town South Africa—2014)
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Born in Johannesburg, Gordon Clark (b.1955) is an acclaimed photographer and commercial director renowned for his spellbinding images of the African landscape and people. His photographs have been shown in several prominent museum and gallery exhibitions around the world.
Gordon Clark photographs those rare individuals within society who challenge our inherent beliefs and jar our aesthetic aspirations. He weaves complex narratives by inserting subjects into deliberately choreographed natural environments, which compel viewers to interpret the powerful dilemmas at play within each subject’s life.
The artist had solo shows in numbers locations around the globe including Germany, The Netherlands, South Africa and the United States.