Oliver Clasper is an American-British visual artist and journalist whose writing and photography has been published in the The New York Times, The Financial Times, The Guardian, Monocle, The Atlantic, Time Out, The Wire, The Quietus, i-D, Vice, The Jakarta Post, and the South China Morning Post. He has also worked for Everlane, Cathay Pacific, and McCann-Erickson.

Before working as a full-time photographer Clasper was a researcher at Human Rights Watch; an editor at the Associated Press news agency in London; production editor of Time Out Hong Kong; and worked as a sound recordist and production assistant on the acclaimed documentary The Act of Killing in Indonesia.

Since late 2016, Clasper has been working on The Spaces We Inherit, a project that explores the historical legacy and contemporary significance of lynchings and racial violence in the United States through photographs, interviews, and sound.




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