The Journal

Martin Parr: Photography and the Meaning Of Life

On NoMad London’s new podcast, Common Decency, award-winning writer and podcast host Howie Kahn sits down with leading artists, performers, writers and more to discuss what’s at stake in their work, which details matter most and how their lives and processes converge.The conversation is an attempt to grapple with and illuminate the fascinating building blocks of our humanity.

For our inaugural episode, legendary photographer Martin Parr discusses his remarkable career, the tension in his images, why everyday people continue to inspire him–and why pursuing photography now is harder than ever before.

Listen here…