Martin Parr is a British documentary photographer, photojournalist and photobook collector. He is known for his photographic projects that take an intimate look at aspects of modern life, in particular documenting the social classes of England. In 2017 he opened the Martin Parr Foundation in Bristol, which aims to collect, celebrate and raise the status […]
“Certainly, Tillmans is enormously curious, yet his works offer surprisingly little insight. All is surface and rarely is it scratched”
“Finally, a “Eureka Moment”- the image I “took” belongs to Martin Parr, the Godfather of Gaudy. I know this not because I have any of his books or any desire to devote much attention to his work, I know this because I have the Internet”
“you think…”Well Sweetheart if you don’t want to hear this …Why the fuck are you here in the first place? Go forth and make your way towards the golden honey pot of money and museum exhibitions, you terrible fuck”. Don’t let me stop you or waste my time with your bullshit. Seriously”
With Silvermine, is your determination to collect this material purely driven by geography? Or do you have a China fetish? Thomas Sauvin occupies a strange place in photography. His output is sincere, his knowledge of classic hiphop is un-fuckwittable, and his publications are highly coveted gems in the photographic book fetish world. That, and he […]
A slideshow providing an insight into the various places of worship, religious rituals, weddings and religious festivals throughout the Black Country. These audio slideshows were produced as part of The Space. The Space is a joint initiative by the BBC and the Arts Council to provide s new on-demand digital arts channel that will help transform […]
Martin Parr has worked on numerous photographic projects. He has an international reputation for innovative imagery, a unique approach to social documentaries, and has made a huge contribution to the photography culture in the UK and abroad. Martin is a full member of Magnum Photographic Corporation.
Martin Parr talks about his love for photographing the beach, and how it has culminated in his latest book, Life’s a Beach.
A short video following Martin Parr on a trip to Vietnam for Oxfam GB exploring the impact of climate change. In this behind-the-scenes film, Parr meets residents of flood-hit Quang-Tri province and asks them to pose with the possessions they battled to save as their homes were unexpectedly hit by the floods.