Martin Parr is a photographer, editor, curator, collector and a member of the Magnum Photos co-operative. He has published over 80 books of his own work and has also edited another 30. He is currently editing a series of books for Nazraeli press and often does much work to promote new photographers. Previously this has involved being the artistic director of the Arles Festival and the Brighton Photo Biennial. Martin has just completed work on the History of the Photobook, Volume 3, published by Phaidon and The Chinese Photobook, published by Aperture.