MATIN PARR

PORTRAITS FROM AN ISLAND

MATIN PARR

A Magnum photographer with eighty published photobooks and over three hundred solo shows, Martin Parr is a chronicler of our age. In the face of the constantly growing flood of images released by the media, his photographs offer us the opportunity to see the world from his unique perspective. Leisure, consumption and communication are the concepts that this British photographer has been researching for several decades now on his worldwide travels. Martin Parr sensitises our subconscious – and once we’ve seen his photographs, we keep on discovering these images over and over again in our daily lives and recognising ourselves within them. The humour in these photographs makes us laugh at ourselves, with a sense of recognition and release