Tim Walker’s photographs have appeared in Vogue, month by month, for over a decade.Extravagant staging and romantic motifs characterise his style. After concentrating on the photographic still for 15 years, Tim Walker is now making film.
On graduation in 1994, Walker worked as a freelance photography assistant in London before moving to New York City as a full time assistant to Richard Avedon. On returning to England, he initially concentrated on portrait and documentary work for UK newspapers. At the age of 25, he shot his first fashion story for Vogue, and has photographed for the British, Italian, and American editions ever since.
The Victoria and Albert Museum and the National Portrait Gallery in London include the photographs of Tim Walker in their permanent collections. He staged his first major exhibition at the Design Museum in London in the spring of 2008, coinciding with the publication of his book ‘Pictures’.
In November 2008, Walker received the ‘Isabella Blow award for Fashion Creator’ by The British Fashion Council and, in May 2009, he received an Infinity Award from theInternational Center of Photography in New York for his work as a fashion photographer.
The Lost Explorer is Walker’s first short film.