Tim Clark is a curator, writer and since 2008, has been Editor in Chief and Director at 1000 Words, which was nominated for Photography Magazine of the Year at the Lucie Awards 2014 and 2016.
He has also previously held the positions of Associate Curator at Media Space, The Science Museum in London, Artistic Director of Photo Oxford 2017 (together with Greg Hobson), Curator of Photo50 for London Art Fair 2019 and Guest Curator of FORMAT International Photography Festival 2019. Clark has curated numerous solo exhibitions of artists such as Alec Soth, Julia Margaret Cameron, Martin Parr, Mariken Wessels, Edgar Martins and Peter Watkins. Group exhibitions have included Mutable: Multiple (2019), co-curated with Louise Fedotov-Clements, featuring Max Pinckers, Edgar Martins, Virginie Rebetez, Anne Golaz, Stefanie Moshammer and Amani Willett; Who’s looking at the family, now? (2019) including works by Erik Kessels, Mariela Sancari, Trish Morrissey, Lebohang Kganye, Jonny Briggs and Leonie Hampton, among others; Lexicon of Crime (2017) presenting works by Sergei Vasiliev and Arkady Bronnikov from The Russian Criminal Tattoo Archive; and Rebecoming (2014) featuring Tereza Zelenkova, Lucy Levene, Virgilio Ferreira and Henrik Malmstrom.
He writes widely for the likes of FOAM, TIME Lightbox, Photoworks, Objectiv and The British Journal of Photography, as well as in exhibition catalogues and publications for the Barbican, Archive of Modern Conflict, Jerwood Visual Arts Foundation and Skinnerboox. Media outlets such as The Financial Times, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, The Sunday Times, The Telegraph, Wallpaper*, Vice, and BBC have profiled his work. Clark is Associate Lecturer on the MA in Photography at NABA Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milano, and also recently led the first Photography & Curation short course at The Photographers’ Gallery, London in partnership with London College of Communication.