Photojournalism - Professional

Satanic Verses Bookburning Bradford 1989

Garry Clarkson


"Satanic Verses Bookburning Bradford 1989"
Muslims burn a copy of Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses in protest at what they consider to be blasphemy. Bradford UK. 14 January 1989.

Biography: Began work with coverage of the 1989 book burning in Bradford, following the publication of Salman Rushdie's controversial book The Satanic Verses. The pictures were published widely, including The Independent and 1989 'Pictures of the Year' in the Guardian newspaper. He worked as picture editor for the 'chartist' Northern Star newspaper in Leeds and Archive Manager at the Bradford Heritage Recording Unit . He has worked on editorial and book projects, notably: Time magazine, La Repubblica 'D' magazine (Italy), Libération (France), Saturday Times Magazine (UK) and Dominical (Spain).

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