An audio slideshow documenting a series of portraits taken by Martin Parr in the Black Country, accompanied by ambient sounds and interviews with local people.

These audio slideshows were produced as part of The Space. The Space a joint initiative by the BBC and the Arts Council to provide s new on-demand digital arts channel that will help transform the way people connect with and experience arts, music, film and give artists space to innovate and experiment. To visit our page on The Space click this link: thespace.org/items/s000010l

The images, stories, and audio created through Black Country Stories with Magnum photographers Martin Parr and Mark Power have been produced to create 30 beautifully crafted short slideshows. The slideshows feature the photographers' images complemented with ambient sounds and interviews with local people recorded by Julia Letts and volunteers from the Black Country.

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