Outerfocus 45 - Ian Weldon - Presented by Martin Parr

Martin Parr presents this very special episode of Outerfocus. Yes, you read that right.

© Ian Weldon

© Ian Weldon

With my exhibition, I Am Not A Wedding Photographer, opening today - 26th June 2019 - we thought it fitting I be interviewed for an episode of Outerfocus. And, as The Martin Parr Foundation are hosting the exhibition and have co-published my book with RRB Photobooks we thought it fitting Martin be the host.

While I was in Bristol last week installing the exhibition (mostly pointing and drinking tea) we sat down and discussed how the work came about. I wasn’t nervous at all.

For your listening pleasure, Outerfocus presents - Martin Parr in conversation with, Ian Weldon.

Available now - Ian Weldon: I Am Not A Wedding Photographer

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The exhibition, I Am Not A Wedding Photographer runs at the Foundation from 16th June to 10th August 2019 . Visit the Martin Parr Foundation, Bristol - Wednesday to Saturday, 11am to 6pm - to see the first exhibition of Wedding Photography in the UK within an art photography context.

 / 16 JUL 2019 join the Martin Parr FoundationBristol, for I Am Not A Wedding Photographer, the Wedding Party!  The event will be held at the Foundation on 16 JUL from 6.30pm, and is sponsored by our friends and neighbours Lost and Grounded Brewers. The evening will include a cake, wedding music, and maybe even a first dance with Ian Weldon and MartinParr.

Dress code - we'll be wearing our wedding attire, please join us.

If you would like to attend the wedding party please RSVP to info@martinparrfoundation.org before 12 JUL 2019.

And if that wasn’t enough, there’s this:

Ian Weldon - I am not a Wedding Photographer - The Sun-4.jpg


Continuing the ongoing series of FREE artist talks, and to coincide with the exhibition, I Am Not A Wedding Photographer, Ian Weldon will discuss his photographic practice.

23.07.2019 7pm (doors 6.30pm)

FREE / booking essential

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Thanks for listening, see you in two weeks!