Nick Waplington, "Untitled", from the series Safety in Numbers, 1996, c-print, 11x14"

Nick Waplington

For over a decade, Nick Waplington has created a series of photographic albums that reveal his intimate and extended explorations of the human condition. This work has been a source for his books including Living Room (1991), Other Edens (1994), and The Wedding (1996). Waplington’s 1997 publication, Safety in Numbers, features his photographs of underground international youth culture found in London, New York, Los Angeles, and Tokyo.

Waplington is a 1991 graduate of the Royal College of Art, London, and throughout the 1990s has been included in both group and one-person exhibitions at galleries and institutions primarily throughout Europe and Great Britain. His work was included in the 2001 Venice Biennale. Waplington is currently working on a feature documentary about drug dealers.