Since it was set up in the mid 1990’s TARA has worked in over 20 different African countries including 8 Sahara countries and the importance of its work has been endorsed by Nelson Mandela and Kofi Annan. TARA partners internationally with UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre and with the British Museum and with relevant state partners and institutions in Africa. It’s archive now forms part of the British Museum’s Global online collections. Meanwhile exhibitions of TARA’s photographs have been seen by over a million people in Africa.
David has been the author and co-author of many international publications including “African Rock Art, Paintings and Engravings on Stone” published in 2001 by Abrams, New York, a definitive book on the subject. His photographs have been exhibited in London, Washington D.C, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro and Johannesburg. He is a long time Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.