© Martin Parr / Magnum Photos / Rocket Gallery

Sony World Photography Award & Martin Parr - 2017 Exhibition

21 Apr – 07 May 2017

Mon-Fri 10.00-21.00 (except Fri 21 Apr 12.00-21.00 & Mon 01 May 10.00-20.00), Sat & Sun 10.00-20.00

Somerset House

A complete celebration of the medium of photography.

The Sony World Photography Awards & Martin Parr - 2017 Exhibition features rich and fascinating photographic stories from key figures and emerging talent of the photography scene today.

Celebrating 10 years of the awards exhibition, this year's edition includes a special exhibition of rarely seen work by British photographer Martin Parr, recipient of the awards’ Outstanding Contribution to Photography prize.

© Martin Parr / Magnum Photos / Rocket Gallery
© Martin Parr / Magnum Photos / Rocket Gallery

The exhibition pays tribute to Martin Parr with three rooms dedicated to his life and work. See a hand-picked selection of rarely seen black and white images from his early career, alongside some of the artist’s most talked about work, books and films and original exhibition posters.

As well as work by Martin Parr, the exhibition presents a unique selection of the winning, shortlisted and commended work from the World Photography Organisation's annual photography competion. With many of the works being shown in the UK for the first time, its a chance to sample the latest photographic trends from around the world in one place.

About World Photography Organisation

The World Photography Organisation is a global platform for photography initiatives. Working across up to 180 countries, it aims to raise the level of conversation around photography by celebrating the best imagery and photographers on the planet.