Michael Turek is an award-winning British-American fine art photographer who focuses on documentary assignments for clients including The Financial Times, The Guardian, The New York Times and The Paris Review. He has worked extensively in challenging environments, most recently in Iraq and Tajikistan. His book, CONTRAIL, published by Roman Nvmerals in 2021, is included in the MoMA Archives and Library. His first photographic monograph, SIBERIA was published by Damiani in 2020 - the culmination of three years work in Russia with long-time collaborator, writer Sophy Roberts, which received global TV, radio and print coverage. He is currently working on two long-term documentary projects in East Africa and northern England.