Emma Clark designs gardens with a fundamentally spiritual and holistic outlook, undertaking them for private clients and public institutions, both in the U.K. and abroad. She specialises mainly in Islamic gardens, focusing on contemporary interpretations of traditional principles.
She is Senior Tutor on the post-graduate Visual Islamic and Traditional Arts (VITA) Programme at The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts, London (See ‘Lectures/Teaching’)
Emma has published two books The Art of the Islamic Garden and ‘Underneath Which Rivers Flow’, The Symbolism of the Islamic Garden. (See ‘Publications’)
NEWS 2013: Emma gave a lecture for The Olton Project, Solihull, Birmingham on March 10th and will be giving another one on July 4th as part of the Aga Khan Summer Programme (See www.aku.edu/ismc). She is introducing a one-day Symposium on Saturday May 18th on ‘A Search for the Time-Less in Sacred Art and Architecture‘. The week-end residential workshop on Sacred Gardens in September 2012 was a great success! Another one is planned on Medieval Gardens in September 2013. Please contact us via the Contact page for more information.