EXHIBITION: Martin Parr - Return to Manchester
Martin Parr is a British documentary photographer, photojournalist and photobook collector.
His exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery, Return to Manchester, is a wonderfuly astute look at how the people of Manchester have changed over the ast 40 years. The city had a ‘profound effect’ on Parr since hs days studying at Manchester Polytechnic (now Manchester Metropolitan University) from 1970-73.
The space exhibits his photographs from Prestwich Mental Hospital in the early 70s, life during the Thatcher era, the Guardian Cities project in 2008 all the way through to the football matches and Pride events of 2018. All are linked through the working classes and every day life.
Read more about the exhibition here.
Venue: Manchester Art Gallery
Dates: Friday 16 November 2018–Monday 22 April 2019