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2015-clements-portraitBorn 1975, United Kingdom.
Lives and works in the United Kingdom and internationally.



Louise Clements is artistic director of QUAD, a centre for contemporary art, film and new technologies, since 2001, and co‐founder and artistic director of FORMAT International Photography Festival in Ferby, UK, since 2004. Since 1998 she has initiated as independent curator many commissions, publications, mass participation, art, film and photography exhibitions. She was guest curator at Habitat Centre and Haus Khas Blowup (Delhi, India 2012); Dong Gang Photography Festival (South Korea, 2013); Dali International Photography festival (China, 2013); Noorderlicht 20/20 (Groningen, the netherlands, 2013); Photoquai Biennale (Paris, 2015); Hamburg Phototriennale (Germany, 2015); Venice biennale, the Leisure Principle EM15 (2015). She regularly writes about contemporary art for books and magazines. Editor at Large for 1000 Words, she is an international photography juror and nominator throughout Europe, America and Asia.



Louise Clements presented Lisa BARNARD and Robert ZHAO Renhui at The Discouvery Award at the Rencontres d’Arles 2015.




Portrait : Michael Walter.