November 11, 2013
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Unique and powerful photographs by the celebrated Tom Stoddart reveal forty years of significant world events
A selection of captivating images from the multi-award winning photojournalist Tom Stoddart will go on display at White Cloth Gallery, Leeds this October. ‘Perspectives’ comprises many of Stoddart’s greatest shots from his distinguished career, featuring some of the most important moments in world history such as the fall of the Berlin Wall, the election of Nelson Mandela as South Africa’s first black president and the Siege of Sarajevo.
During his distinguished career Tom Stoddart has travelled to more than 50 countries and documented such historic events as the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Siege of Sarajevo and the election of Nelson Mandela as South Africa’s first black president.
His acclaimed in-depth work on the HIV/AIDS pandemic blighting sub-Saharan Africa won the POY World Understanding Award in 2003. In the same year his pictures of British Royal Marines in combat, during hostilities in Iraq, was awarded the Larry Burrows Award for Exceptional War Photography. A year later his book iWITNESS was honoured as the best photography book published in the USA.
Now established as one of the world’s most respected photojournalists, Stoddart works closely with Reportage by Getty Images to produce photo essays on the serious world issues of our time.
To view more of Tom’s work please go to http://www.tomstoddart.com For more information on Perspectives visit http://www.78perspectives.co.uk
White Cloth Gallery
24-26 Aire Street
Phone: 0113 218 1923