How England has changed over forty years, by Magnum’s Ian Berry

By Brennavan Sritharan

Hospital Geriatric Ward, Midlands © Ian Berry/Magnum

“Photography is not an intellectual pursuit. It’s about becoming a hunter – getting yourself into the right place at the right time,” says Ian Berry.

A member of Magnum Photos since 1962, Ian Berry knows what he’s talking about.

He’s worked as a photojournalist in Vietnam, Israel, China, Ireland, Ethiopia and the former Soviet Union (to name but a few).

But he’s perhaps most famous for his documentation of the 1960 Sharpeville massacre in apartheid South Africa, his photographic work the evidence used in the trial that eventually proved the victims’ innocence.

His current exhibition, The English at the Lucy Bell Gallery …read more

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