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  • A book presenting the photographic project of the same name by Martin Parr
  • It consists of 5 tourist brochures
  • Each brochure is in a different language
  • The graphic design is inspired by tourist brochures published by Balkantourist in the 60s and 70s.
Price: 30,00 BGN

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This little world

This small world presents a collection of five tourist brochures. The design of each brochure is inspired by travel brochures published by Balkantourist in the 1960s and 1970s. Martin Parr's photographs take the place of the images that would traditionally be used in the brochure.

About the author

Martin Parr (b. 1952) is a British documentary photographer, curator, collector and compiler of photo books. He studied photography at Manchester Polytechnic from 1970 to 1973. He received international recognition for projects such as The Last Resort (1983-1985), Small World (1987-1994) and Healthy reason ”(Common Sense, 1995 - 1999). In them, he takes an intimate, sarcastic and at the same time anthropological view of various aspects of modern life, documenting the daily life of the various social classes in England and the growing consumerism of the Western world.

Martin Parr's photographs are part of the collections of many major museums such as the Tate Modern in London, the Georges Pompidou Center in Paris, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Since 1994, he has been a full member of the Magnum Agency, and between 2013 and 2017 he was its president.

Parr has published over a hundred books with his photographs and has compiled more than thirty others. His collection of photo books, one of the most significant in the world, numbers over 12,000 editions, collected over 25 years. It was bought by Tate Modern in 2017.

Martin Parr's work has been shown in more than 300 solo exhibitions around the world, including the retrospective exhibition "Martin Parr Photoworks" at the Barbican Center in London, which has been traveling around Europe for five years. In 2008 at the Haus der Kunst - Munich, the exhibition "The World of Parr" (Parrworld) was opened, which includes his personal collection of various objects, postcards, photographs by British and foreign authors, photo books and his photographs. The exhibition has been shown in various museums and galleries over the next two years.

Between 2004 and 2014, Phaidon Press published the three volumes of The Photobook: A History, compiled by Martin Parr and Jerry Badger. Parr is also working on the book History of the Chinese Photobook, published by the American publishing house Aperture in 2016.

Martin Parr has curated two of the most important photography festivals: the Recontres D'Arles in 2004 and the Brighton Photo Biennial in 2010. In 2016, he curated the exhibition Near and Far (Strange and Familiar) at the Barbican Center, which shows Britain through the eyes of foreign photographers.

In 2006, Martin Parr received the Erich Salomon Award, followed by the Assorted Cocktail exhibition shown at Photokina. At the Photo Espana Festival, he won the Baume et Mercier Award for his contribution to contemporary photography. In 2017, he was awarded the Sony World Photography Award for outstanding contribution to photography.

In 2017, the Martin Parr Foundation opened the Center for British Photography in Bristol. It aims to support and promote authors working on a variety of UK-related topics. In 2019, the exhibition Only Human, which includes his projects from recent years, was shown at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

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