August 4, 2003, (near) Tikrit, Iraq
© Geert van Kesteren
Courtesy the artist

Simon Norfolk

Exhibition: The Sublime Image of Destruction

Simon Norfolk is a landscape photographer whose work is a probing the meaning of the word ‘battlefield’ in all its forms. His work has been widely recognised: he has won Le Prix Dialogue at Les Rencontres d'Arles in 2005; The Infinity Prize from The International Center of Photography in 2004; the Foreign Press Club of America Award in 2003; and he was winner of the European Publishing Award, 2002. In 2003 he was short-listed for the Citibank Prize now known as the Deutsche Böurse Prize.

He has produced three monographs of his work including Afghanistan:chronotopia (2002) which was published in five languages.

He has work held in major collections such as The Museum of Fine Art, Houston and Deutsche Böurse Art Collection.