Still from Black Whole
Simon Brann Thorpe is a photographer and filmmaker known for producing cinematic landscapes and intimate portraits, exploring humanity’s complex psychological responses to war and conflict as well as social and economic realities. Thorpe’s distinct reflective style is informed by his explorative nature and fascination with identity, landscapes and creative drive. His work evokes a deep connection with both the viewer and subject, creating a rare and powerful engagement. He received an IPA Book Award in 2015 for Toy Soldiers, a publication which gained further recognition with nominations including the global Prix Pictet award in 2016.