A portrait of Britain by Niall McDiarmid

Niall McDiarmid has travelled to over 200 towns across Britain in the past seven years, taking more than 2,000 portraits. A selection of McDiarmid’s photographs are shared in a new book and a forthcoming exhibition at the Martin Parr Foundation in Bristol: here, we talk to him about how he creates his work, and why it occasionally proves controversial.

Niall McDiarmid is creating a slow portrait of Britain as it looks today. Since 2011, he has journeyed from Cornwall to the Scottish Highlands, from the North-East to the often-overlooked environs of Nuneaton, capturing images of over 2,000 people he has met along the way.



Bristol but would consider flexible working for the right candidate


Leeds or London with travel to Leeds Min 3 days a week