Martin Roemers

Martin Roemers (b.1962) studied photography at the Academy of Arts in Enschede, The Netherlands. His long-term projects include “The Eyes of War” and “Metropolis”. Roemers joined Anastasia Photo in 2011 and exhibited Metropolis at the gallery in March 2012. In 2009 his book “Relics of the Cold War” was published by Hatje Cantz. Roemers’ work has appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times, Newsweek and The New Yorker. His work has been exhibited widely and is held in public, private and corporate collections including the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and the Ford Foundation in New York. He has received numerous awards and recognitions including two World Press Photo Awards in 2006 and 2011.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Martin Roemers


Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

As of October 31, 2011, 7 billion souls inhabit this planet. The U.N. Population Fund also estimates that more than half the world’s population is now living in an urban area, a figure that is expected to rise to 70 percent by 2050.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Martin Roemers

Sep 282013

Artist Talk: Martin Roemers

Martin Roemers (b. 1962, Netherlands) embarked on Metropolis in 2009 to document this process of urbanization by focusing on the world’s megacities – places with a population of more than ten million people. How can people live in cities that are so vast yet so incredibly crowded and hectic?

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