is a renowned portrait photographer. With high production values and a hyper-real sensibility, his pictures take on an unnerving quality. The accuracy of his portraits appears to expose the very core of his subjects.
Robert’s book, Helmand, recording the faces and places of the Afghan conflict was published by Jonathan Cape in 2008. Large format prints from the publication were shown on the roof of the Hayward Gallery for the duration of the Festival of Britain.
The images shown here (previously exhibited in NUTS&BOLTS) represent a small selection of work shot across three continents, capturing miners employed by one of the worlds largest mining companies as they came off shift.