Director: Martin Parr
This five minute documentary takes us on a tour of some of the recurring images in Parr’s work: Blustery seaside resorts, dogs, tents, families and service stations, and introduces us to one of his favourite themes - the British demeanour in the face of chaos.
This series of documentary shorts from Magnum photographer Martin Parr was produced for the BBC. Parr has developed an international reputation for his innovative imagery, his oblique approach to social documentary, and his input to photographic culture within the UK and abroad. He had a retrospective exhibition of his work at the Barbican in 2002.