A member of the prestigious MAGNUM photo agency, Martin Parr is Britain’s best known contemporary photographer. Recognised as a brilliant satirist of contemporary life, his photographs have featured in books, newspapers and magazines throughout the world and have been exhibited in major galleries on every continent. His project Common Sense was exhibited simultaneously in more than 40 venues world-wide. In addition to his still photography Parr is a respected film-maker and his highly acclaimed documentary Think of England was screened on BBC TV. More recently, in 2014, he completed four films looking at life in the Black Country, as a result of a commission from Multistory. A major exhibition of his Black Country photographs was also held and the book of the work, Black Country Stories, was published by Dewi Lewis.