Photographic work exhibited in 'Island Life – Photographs from the Martin Parr Foundation', (18th May — 31st October 2021)

Billingham, Richard ORCID: 0000-0002-6474-5656 (2021) Photographic work exhibited in 'Island Life – Photographs from the Martin Parr Foundation', (18th May — 31st October 2021). [Show/Exhibition]

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Abstract

Island Life was an exhibition of British post - war Photography selected by Martin Parr and the Bristol City Art Museum from the Martin Parr Foundation in Bristol. The exhibition was part of the Bristol PhotoFestival 2021 A central aim of the exhibition was to provide a compelling study of national behaviour through British post war photography. The exhibition documented moments of historical significance including the poll tax riot, the Aberfan mine disaster and the Black Lives Matter movement. The exhibition also comprised images depicting the everyday – weddings, shopping, football and Butlin’s holidays. Besides Billingham, photographers included Khali Ackford, Pogus Caesar, Elaine Constantine, Sian Davey, Chris Killip, David Hurn, Ken Grant, Markéta Luskačová, Jill Quigley, Graham Smith, Tom Wood and other.

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Arts > Art
Research Priority Areas: Creative Practice and Theory
Depositing User: Richard Billingham
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2021 11:34
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2021 11:34
URI: https://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/10260

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