Ori Gersht was born in Israel, but has lived and worked in London for the last fifteen years; studying for his MA at the Royal College of Art. His work, in both video and photography, has shown extensively in the UK and internationally. Solo exhibitions include: The Clearing at the Photographers’ Gallery, London; History in the Making at Photo España, Madrid; Afterglow at Tate Britain and Pitch at Chisenhale Gallery, London. His work has also featured in major group shows such as Independence at the South London Gallery, and Reality Check, a touring exhibition organised by The British Council and The Photographers’ Gallery. His work is held in a range of national and private collections. Three books have been published on his practice: Afterglow, (August Publications, 2002), Day by Day (Pocko Editions, 2002), and The Clearing (Film and Video Umbrella, 2005).