With decades of experience undertaking commissions for clients including National Geographic, The New York Times Magazine, The Sunday Times, Stern Magazine, Gore Tex and Hermès, Tim Flach’s technical expertise and uniquely innovative approach to photographing animals has positioned him at the forefront of his field, helping to define this arena of photography as we know it. In his internationally acclaimed personal projects Equus, Dogs Gods and More Than Human, he has demonstrated an unparalleled understanding of how we read and respond to images of the natural world that continues to inform all areas of his practice. Possessing an enduring ability to challenge, surprise and provoke, Flach’s work provides a unique glimpse into the extraordinary nature and complexity of our relationship with animals.
Flach was born in London in 1958 and studied Fine Art at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. His work is represented in London by Osborne Samuel Gallery, regularly exhibited in international solo and group exhibitions, and held in the permanent collections of Miami Modern Art Museum and Citadel, Berlin. He has received numerous awards from the leading photographic organizations and publications including The International Photography Awards (Professional Photographer of the Year, Fine Art); D&AD (Silver); Creative Review Photography Annual (Best in Book); Communication Arts Photography Annual (Best in Book); Art Director’s Club, and 3 Gold Cannes Lions. He has been on the board of awards including Wildlife Photographer of the Year, D&AD, and Hasselblad Masters, and invited to lecture at universities worldwide.
Flach’s latest book More Than Human will be published by Abrams in October 2012 and the accompanying exhibition will be on display at Osborne Samuel Gallery in December 2012. He lives in London with his wife and their son.