Clár Tillekens is an American-Irish photographic artist based in Berlin, Germany.
Her latest work primarily focuses on transnationalism, ancestral lore, and ethnoreligious community.

Prompted by her own experiences, Tillekens has been examining how national identities are becoming increasingly hyphenated through globalism. And with three-percent of the world’s population living outside of their country of origin, she has been exploring the varying layers of immigration and memory.

clartillekens@gmail.com @clarmc


education

Master of Arts in Photography
University of the West of England
Bristol, UK 2020

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA, USA 2015

selected press

2020, Royal Photographic Society, July/August 2020 journal (selection of new talent via 6 graduates from British universities)
2020, Bristol 24/7
2020, C 41
2020, Photomonitor
2019, Ain't Bad
2019, Paper Journal
2019, The British Journal of Photography, October Issue, Class of 2019
(selection of new talent via 12 graduates from British universities)

selected exhibitions

2020, Perspectives on Home. Mother Arts at Centrespace, Bristol, UK
2019–2020, The Royal Photographic Society - (Un)framing our Identities. Chelsea Telephone Exchange, London / HIVE, Blackpool / C-View, Doncaster

awards / residencies

2020, Lucy Art Residency, Longlisted
2019, Gomma Grant, Shortlisted

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