Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin

Exhibition: The Sublime Image of Destruction

Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin have been collaborating for over a decade. They have produced five books which in different ways explore the language of documentary photography; Trust (2000) accompanied their first solo show at The Hasselblad Center; Ghetto (2003) a collection of their work as editors and principal photographers of Colors magazine, was exhibited at the Victoria & Albert Museum; Mr. Mkhize's Portrait (2004) documented South Africa ten years after apartheid and accompanied a solo show at The Photographers’ Gallery; Chicago (2006), an exploration of contemporary Israel was published by steidlMACK in conjunction with a solo show at The Stedelijk Museum; and Fig (2007), also published by Steidl, to accompany solo exhibitions at the John Hansard Gallery and Impressions Gallery.

Broomberg and Chanarin regularly teach workshops and give master classes in photography, as well as lecturing on the MA in Documentary Photography at LCC. They are the recipients of numerous awards, including the Vic Odden Award from the Royal Photographic Society, and are members of the board of trustees for Photoworks and The Photographers’ Gallery.