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In Conversation: Bruce Gilden and Martin Parr

There are ones that maybe will make a picture, there are ones that could make a picture and then there are the killers…

New York photographer Bruce Gilden talks to Strange and Familiar curator – and personal friend – Martin Parr as part of our exhibition events series.

Listen as he discusses his introduction to photography, the change from his usual black and white to vibrant colour as seen in Strange and Familiar, what makes a ‘good’ photographer and why we should perhaps take a closer look at people in the street where we too often walk by…

I found out that [these people] are not only left behind, they’re invisible. Do you ever really look at someone on the street? Do you see what people are like? You’re too afraid…

Contains strong language

In Conversation: Bruce Gilden and Martin Parr took place on Thursday 17 March 2016.

Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers is open in the Art Gallery until 19 June 2016.

Photo: Eric Reichbaum 

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