The opening weekend of Trieste Photo Days has arrived, with a calendar full of events, vernissages, meetings and awards. Martin Parr, the most awaited guest of honor and Jury President of URBAN 2019 Photo Awards, is already in town. Here is where and when you can meet him.
On Saturday 26 October at 4.30pm, Parr will be present at Short Street Stories opening at the “U. Veruda ” hall, a step away from Piazza Unità, in the heart of Trieste. Over 170 authors from around the world selected for this ambitious tribute to the satirical street photography of the British author, which also includes a substantial volume, which will be presented during the inauguration.
Also on Saturday 26th, from 8 pm, Parr will be at Sala Xenia as President of the jury of the URBAN 2019 competition, to reward the overall Winner.
On Sunday 27 October at 11am, Parr will hold an unmissable conference and meeting with the audience at the Auditorium of the Revoltella Museum. At 12pm, also at the Revoltella, the Life’s a Beach exhibition will be officially inaugurated in the presence of the author, promoted by the Municipality of Trieste in collaboration with Trieste Photo Days 2019 and Magnum Photos.