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Archive Visit: Martin Parr Foundation visit

Martin Parr; photo by Paul Herrmann

Martin Parr at the Foundation; photo by Paul Herrmann

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 14:00 to 17:00

Is it possible that Martin Parr has the best organised archive of any photographer?
The Martin Parr Foundation houses his complete archive going back 45 years, and every digital work is catalogued, keyworded, captioned – and printed. The Foundation also houses works by selected British and Irish photographers as well as images taken in the British Isles by international photographers, and an expanding library of British and Irish photobooks.

Come and spend an afternoon with Martin Parr and his colleagues at the Foundation to find out how it works and discuss their approach. 

Address: Martin Parr Foundation, 316 Paintworks, Bristol BS4 3AR. Full details including accessibility, travel and parking here.

Outline Schedule
13.45 – 14.00       Registration
14.00 – 14.30       Welcome and introductions (PCN and MP Foundation)
14.30 – 15.30       A look at the Foundation highlighting its work with archives
15.30 – 15.45       Break (including some refreshments)
15.45 – 16.30       A look at the Foundation’s workflow and Martin Parr’s archive
16.30 – 17.00       Q & A, close

Tickets cost £20 * per person and are for members of the Photographic Collections Network only. Numbers are limited to a small group.
* Half of the price of your ticket will go as a contribution towards the Foundation to support its work.

-> Attendees please note:
    - registration will take place from 13.45 - 14.00 (the Foundation is closed to the public on Mondays, but someone will let you in and sign you in)
    - some on the day details you might find helpful will be mailed out by Saturday 21st April

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