BIOGRAPHY

Martin Roemers (b. 1962) is a Dutch artist and photographer. He studied at the AKI Academy of Visual Arts in Enschede, the Netherlands. For many years, he has worked on long-term projects that result in exhibitions and books such as Relics of the Cold War, Kabul and The Eyes of War. His latest project is Metropolis, an exploration of the world's megacities. Roemers’ work has been exhibited throughout Europe, America, Asia and Australia. His work is also represented in prominent public, corporate and private collections, among them the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the Ford Foundation in New York and The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas.He has published eight monographs and received two World Press Photo Awards along with a number of other prizes. Interviews and reviews about Roemers' work have appeared in The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalThe New Yorker and many other publications.

 

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