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Martin Parr - Sony World Photography Awards - 2017 Events
Fri 21 April 2017, 18:30 – 20:30 BST
Throughout the duration of the 'Sony World Photography Awards & Martin Parr - 2017 Exhibition', we will be hosting a series of events and talks with Martin Parr & other industry experts, covering a broad range of subjects and discussions. (More events will be added soon).
Martin Parr talk - 2017 Exhibition
Legendary british photographer Martin Parr will give a rare and wide-ranging talk at the London School of Economics (Old Theater), on the 21st April.
He will discuss his ground-breaking career, spanning more than 40 years and often focusing on themes of leisure, consumption and communication.
Parr has been a member of the Magnum agency since 1994 and is currently the President. In 2013 Parr was appointed the visiting professor of photography at the University of Ulster. Parr’s work has been collected by many of the major museums, from the Tate, the Pompidou and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Martin Parr is the recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Photography title, part of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards.