Eric Lesdema was awarded the UN Nikon World Prize for photography in 1997 for his inaugural body of photographic work, Fortunes of War. Lesdema has lectured and exhibited extensively in the UK and internationally. His work is held in several collections including the Contemporary Art Society and is showcased by DACS, Artimage, https://artimage.org.uk/artists/l/eric-lesdema/. Lesdema has undertaken photography, film, installation and text commissions for key national and international institutions including MKG, Lux, London and Photoworks, UK. In 2002 he received an International Fellowship from the British Council and Arts Council. Since 2002 he has co-directed and co-developed an experimental, innovative nomadic Media Arts Foundation course, most recently with UAL. He lives in Cardiff, Wales.