Thursday, September 01, 2011

Martin Parr - The Magic Moment

"I believe it is the increasing wealth of the western world, which is fundamentally my main subject, is in the end the thing which will do as all in. I ‘m no exception; i live in a beautiful house, I have lots of things, I buy everything I want, I’m a big hypocrite. I’m not going to sacrifice my wealth for the sake of the planet as indeed anyone wealthy is not prepared to do. [...] The greed of you, me and the viewers of this program."

(The Magic Moment/2003, by Hank Onrust for VPRO, Netherlands)

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