Born in Belgium, living in Manchester, UK, Mishka Henner is one of the UK’s most significant artists working with and interrogating the photographic medium. He studied sociology at Loughborough University and at Goldsmiths College. After visiting Cruel and Tender, a survey of documentary photography at Tate Modern, Henner was inspired to begin his extensive career as a controversial and leading photographer.
Henner has works held in the Tate Collection, Victoria & Albert Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Public Library, the Centre Pompidou, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Portland Museum of Art, and the Cleveland Museum of Art. Henner has exhibited internationally in numerous group shows and surveys and is a member of the ABC Artists’ Books Cooperative.