Oliver Clasper (b. 1983, London) studied at the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London) and over the past decade has had his writing and photography published in 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 been commissioned as a photographer by various international companies and agencies including McCann-Erickson, Cathay Pacific, Pedder Group, Everlane, and Philips.
Before working as a full-time photographer Clasper was a junior researcher at Human Rights Watch, an editor at Routledge, 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.
He is currently working on The Spaces We Inherit, an audio-visual project that explores the historical and contemporary legacy of lynchings and racial violence in the United States.
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