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MARTIN PARR: BLACK COUNTRY STORIES │ Wolverhampton Art Gallery → 22 August 2015

Teddy Gray’s Sweet Factory

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“A fôtgrafic portrit n arcîv abt evrde lîf in ɖ Blac Cuntri”

“Wɖ its fems industrịl past, ɖr wz gwñ t b an inevitbl sens v dclîn in ɖ eria, bt ẃt I hd nt cântd on wz ɖ rvîṭlîześn ɖt ɖ mni imigṛntgrūps hd bròt t ɖ eria”

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Continue reading MARTIN PARR: BLACK COUNTRY STORIES │ Wolverhampton Art Gallery → 22 August 2015

THE NON-CONFORMISTS: PHOTOGRAPHS BY MARTIN PARR │ Comton Verney, Warwickshire → 7 June 2015

Mankinholes methodist chapel, Todmorden (1975)
Mankinholes methodist chapel, Todmorden (1975)

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Continue reading THE NON-CONFORMISTS: PHOTOGRAPHS BY MARTIN PARR │ Comton Verney, Warwickshire → 7 June 2015

ONLY IN ENGLAND: PHOTOGRAPHS BY TONY RAY-JONES AND MARTIN PARR │ Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool → 7 June 2015

Blackpool, c.1968 by Tony Ray-Jones
Blackpool, c.1968 by Tony Ray-Jones

Onli in Ñgḷnd xplorz ɖ lastñ inflụns v ɖ Britiš ftogṛfr Tôni Re-Jônz on ɖ dveḷpmnt v Britiš ftogṛfi fṛm ɖ 1970z t ɖ preznt de.

Ɖs xibišn v mr ɖn 100 hymṛs yt meḷncolic imijz olso includz ny prints ṣlctd bî istimd ftogṛfr Mātin Par. Ɖ dsple rflcts Ñgliš custmz n îdntti az wel az Re-Jônz’ iṇṿtv aproč.

D’nt têc borñ picčrz wz a slfimpozd rūl Tôni Re-Jônz livd bî ʈrt hiz ol tù šwt c̣rir. Dokmentñ ōdnri Ñgliš lîf, hiz imijz wr a stātlñ dpāčr fṛm enʈñ els biyñ pṛdyst at ɖ tîm.

Ɖe qcli atractd ɖ atnšn v ɖ Instityt v Cntemprri Āts (ICA), Lundn, ẇr ɖe wr xibitd in 1969. Trajcli, in 1972, Re-Jônz dîd fṛm lcīmia êjd jst 30.

Arnd 50 v Mātin Par’z rerli sīn ŕli blacnẇît fôtgṛafs fṛm Ɖ Noncnfwmists siriz fwm pāt v ɖ xibišn n rvil hâ an ŕli intṛduẋn t Re-Jônz’ wrc afctd Par’z imrjñ stîl.”

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Continue reading ONLY IN ENGLAND: PHOTOGRAPHS BY TONY RAY-JONES AND MARTIN PARR │ Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool → 7 June 2015

MAGNUM PHOTOS: ONE ARCHIVE, THREE VIEWS │ De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, East Sussex → 4 January 2015

“Fr ɖ frst tîm in its histri, ɖ îconic ftogṛfiêjnsi Magnm hz ôpnd its Lundn ofis’z rezinprint ācîv t ʈri cntmprri practišnrz. Gîdd bî ɖ fwmr Magnm Fôtoz ācivist Nic Galvin, histwrı̣n n anʈṛpoḷjist Iliẓbʈ Edẉdz, ftogṛfr Hana Stāci n ātist Yrı̣l Ōlo wr invîtd t riintrpṛt hâ sošl, culčṛl n ṗlitcl inclinešnz hv šêpt ɖ content v ɖ ācîv.

Edẉdz, Stāci n Ōlo čôz 130 rerli sīn fôṭgrafs fṛm 68,000 prints, ẇč c̣lctvli priznt an imprfct histri v ftogṛfi fṛm 1940–2000. Edẉdz adresz hâ ɖ xpirı̣nsz v ppl n ɖer ingejmnt wɖ ɖ wrld r inscrîbd in ɖ fôṭgraf. Stāci’z intrest z in hâ ɖ fīmêl pspctv hz rzultd in a naṛtv lnct acrs ɖ decedz, n Ōlo tīzz ât ɖ blînd spots v histri in ɖ mājinz v crîsis.

Đ twentīsevn ftogṛfrs huz wrc z prizntd in ɖ xibišn includ Aḅs, Īv Āṇld, Rene Buri, Ełt Ŕwit, Stywt Franclin, Leṇd Frīd, Dêvid Hrn, Pītr Mālo, Ñga Morat, Mātin Par, Cris Stīl-Prcinz n Dêvid Čim Sīmur.

Stāci’z intrest arîzz fṛm ɖ fīmêl pspctv n hâ wrc z subsiqntli injndrd; Edẉdz invstigets naṛtv gaps n absnt histriz, ẇl Ōlo tīzz ât pictwrịl asošiešnz.

Stāci’z intrest in ɖ fīmêl pspctv n hâ wrc z subsiqntli injndrd hz rzultd in an intiṃt naṛtv lnct acrs ɖ decedz in fôṭgrafs includñ Īv Ānld’z Slfpwtrit, 42nd Strīt, Ny Ywc Siti, 1950 n Leṇd Frīd’z Wimin’z Liḅrešn Māč in NYS, 1970 Hr ṣlẋn z čozn fṛm a pirı̣d in Magnm’z histri ẇn wimin acântd fr onli fîv psent v ɖ ftogṛfrz ɖe reprizntd.

Ōlo’z inṭdisipliṇri practis tīzz ât ɖ blîndspots v histri in ɖ mājinz v crîsis.  Hiz insṭlešn fr ɖ xibišn xplorz ɖ mtiriaḷti v ɖ ācîv, prizntñ juxṭpzišnz v imijz ɖt, ɖo ɖe dpict vastli dfṛnt ivnts, hv stroñ vižl rlešnz, n includ Filip Jônz Grifiʈs’z Mrinz landñ on bīč, Danañ, Vietnam, 1970 n Rene Buri’z Crêtrz left bî YS bomñrêdz alñ ɖ Cambodı̣n bwdr fṛm ɖer bêsz in Sâʈ Vietnam, 1973.

Edẉdz hz apročt ɖ ācîv bî ascñ, hâ r ɖ xpirı̣nsz v ppl, ɖer ingejmnt wɖ ɖ wrld in ẇč ɖe fînd ɖmslvz, inscrîbd in ɖ fôṭgraf? Ɖ imijz š hz čozn r v ppl abswbd in ɖer wrld, intrṇlîzñ its psbltiz n mcñ sens v ɖt xpirı̣ns, ofn wɖ ɖ aẋn layñ bynd ɖ frem, az in Cāl di Cêzr’z Ladbṛc’s Betñšop, 1991 n Mātin Par’z Rušm, Mančestr, Ñgḷnd, 1972.

Wn Ācîv, Ʈri Vyz z ɖ frst tîm ɖ rezin-côtd printācîv hz fwmd ɖ bêsis v a kretd xibišn.

Ɖ ācîv prizents a snapšot in tîm, an imprfct histri, n ɖ ṣlctrz hv wrct indivijli n jýntli t lc bnʈ ɖ miʈoḷji v Magnm.

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Fwmr Magṇm Fôtoz Ācivist Nic Galvin invîts xibišnṣlctrz Yrı̣l Ōlo n Hana Stāci t spīc abt ɖer xpirı̣ns v wrcñ wɖ ɖ ācîv, jýnd bî Hêmiš Crŭcs, Glôbl Ācîv Drectr at Magnm Fôtoz

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A Fôtôwrcs, Magnm Fôtoz n D’ La Wer Pviłn Côc̣mišn fr Brîtn Fôtôbîeňl 2014.

Brîtn Fôtôbîeňl z ɖ YC’z līdñ kretd ftogṛfīfestivl n pṛmots ny ʈñcñ arnd ftogṛfi ʈru a cmišnd prôgram v ivnts n xibišnz. Ɖ festivl z pṛdyst bî Fôtôwrcs, an ōġnîzešn dedicetd t ineblñ ptisipešn in ftogṛfi, ɖ most deṃcratc mīdı̣m v cntmprri vižl culčr. Fôtôwrcs’ prôgram includz cmišnz, publišñ n ptisipešn. In c̣laḅrešn wɖ lôcl, našnl n inṭnašnl pātnrz, Fôtôwrcs cnects âtstandñ ātists wɖ ōdı̣nsz, n čampı̣nz taḷnt n ambišn.”

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Continue reading MAGNUM PHOTOS: ONE ARCHIVE, THREE VIEWS │ De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, East Sussex → 4 January 2015

OPEN FOR BUSINESS │ Science Museum, London → 2 November 2014

“In 2013, Jôṇs Bendicsn, Stywt Franclin, Brūs Gildn, Dêvid Hrn, Pītr Mālo, Mātin Par, Māc Pâr, Cris Stīl-Prcinz n Alesandra Sanĝneti fôṭgraft ovr 100 wrcplêsz acrs ɖ YC, fṛm wn-man biznisz t FTSE 100 cumṗniz.

Ʈru î-ôpnñ ftogṛfi n filmfŭtij, Ôpn fr Biznis seḷbrets ɖ rzilı̣ns v Britiš inḍstri. Fṛm tṛdišnl, hand-md crafts, fândriz n asmblīlînz t modn, intelijnt ōṭmešn, lboṛtriz n hîtec clīn-rūmz, ɖs ic̣nomic sectr demnstrets an xtrōdnri adapṭbilti n dvrsti.

Dscuvr a dfṛnt sîd v Lundn in ɖ wrc v awōdwinñ Americn strītftogṛfr, Brūs Gildn, hu fôc̣sz on ɖ vẹrid manyfacčrñ têcñ plês in ɖ siti. Crietñ unflinčñ pwtrits v wrcrz at ɖ Têt n Lîl n Voxwl factriz, Gildn demnstrets ɖ fizicl impact v wrc, n rezz qesčnz abt ɖ sošl rsponsbiltiz v cumṗniz t ɖer implôīz.

Az Britiš inḍstri fêsz svṛl čalinjz, Ôpn fr Biznis rvilz ɖ dêli strugl at a hymn levl az biznisz atmt t cut costs, strīmlîn prôsesz n levl p t inṭnašnl comṗtišn. Ɖ projct capčrz Britiš manyfacčrñ’z ifct on rījnl culčr n cmyṇtīlîf, n seḷbrets ɖ wrc, activtiz n lîvz v its implôīz.

Fr mr inf̣mešn abt ɖ projct, vizit ɖ Ôpn fr Biznis websît.

Si bhnd-ɖ-sìnz imijz v ɖ ftogṛfrz’ šūts on ɖ Ôpn fr Biznis Tumblr.”

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