MARTIN ROEMERS

 
EDUCATION 

AKI, Academy of Fine Arts, Enschede, the Netherlands


SOLO EXHIBITIONS 
2016
Relics of the Cold War, German Historical Museum (DHM), Berlin

2015
Metropolis, Huis Marseille – Museum for Photography. Amsterdam,NL
The Eyes of War, Arsenal, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
The Eyes of War , German Historical Museum (DHM), Berlin, DE

2014
Relics of the Cold War , Anastasia Photo, New York, USA
Preview Metropolis, Huis Marseille – Museum for Photography, Netherlands , NL

2012
The Eyes of War , Kunsthal, Rotterdam, NL
Metropolis (Work in Progress), Anastasia Photo, New York, USA

2010

Relics of the Cold War, Krasnoyarsk Museum Center, Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, RU
Relics of the Cold War, Fotofestival Fotopub, Galerija Simulaker, Novo Mesto, SL

2009 - 2010
Relics of the Cold War , Willy Brandt Haus, Berlin, DE
Trabant: The Final Days of Production , Deutsches Museum, Munich, DE

2009
Trabant: The Final Days of Production Stadt- und Industriemuseum Ruesselsheim, DE
Cold War Graveyard Legermuseum, Delft, NL
A Tribute to the Trabant, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL

2008
The Final Days of Production ,Industriemuseum Sachsen, Chemnitz, DE

2007
The Never-Ending War , Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL

2003
Kabul, Legermuseum, Delft, NL

2001
Tussen vijandige buren, Noorderlicht Photogallery, Groningen, NL


GROUP EXHIBITIONS 
2016
Biennial of Photography, Knokke-Heist, Belgium

2015
Urban Dreams, Acte2galerie, Paris

2014
The Never-Ending War, Bursa Fotofest, Bursa, Turkey

2013

Paris Photo, Paris, FR
Photoville, New York City, USA
Art Market,The Empty Quarter, Dubai, UAE
Syngenta Photography Award 2013, Somerset House, London, UK
ART Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL
European Architectural Photography Prizes, Wissenschaftspark Gelsenkirchen, DE


2012
YIP Art, Christie’s Auction House, Amsterdam, NL
Rollercoaster , MOTI museum, Breda, The Netherlands
The Eye Photofestival, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, Wales, UK
Photoville, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn , New York, USA
Metropolis - City Life in the Urban Age , Museum of Estonian Architecture, Talinn, Estonia,


2011
Metropolis 2.0,
The Empty Quarter, Dubai, UAE
Metropolis, Noorderlicht Photofestival 2011, Groningen, NL
World Photography Festival 2011, London, San Francisco, Shanghai, Sao Paulo
World Press Photo 2011
Summer Exhibition , Gemeente Museum Den Haag, The Hague, NL
Let’s face it, Photofestival Naarden, Naarden, NL


2011
Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Duke University, Center for Documentary Studies, Durham USA,


2010
YIP Art, Christie’s Auction House, Amsterdam, NL
Tilt , Photofestival Bredaphoto, Breda, NL
Warzone, Noorderlicht Photofestival, Leeuwarden, NL 1

2009-2010
Fallmauerfall | 61 – 89 – 09 Grenzueberschreitung und Grenzerfahrung im Spiegel der Kunst
Ephraim-Palais, Stadtmuseum Berlin, Berlin, DE

2009
Gimme Shelter—Bouw in Beeldprijs Cobra Museum, Amstelveen, NL
New Homeland: Europäischer Architekturfotografie-Preis 2009 Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt, Germany, DE

2008
La tierra: economía, conflicto, naturaleza, Revela Photofestival, Oleiros, SP

2007 – 2008
Arbeit und Alltag 1951-1992: Fotografien von Roger Melis, Martin Roemers und Walter Vogel Willy-Brandt-Haus, Berlin, DE

2006

World Press Photo
Dutch Decade: Photography from The Netherlands , Customs House, Sydney, AUS

2005
Traces & Omens, Noorderlicht Photofestival, Groningen, NL

2004
Warzone - Dutch Photographers and International Conflicts State Museum of the Political History of Russia, St. Petersburg, RU

2003
Duister , Melkweg Galerie, Amsterdam, NL

2002
Brandhaarden - Warzone The Netherlands Photo Institute, Rotterdam, NL


AWARDS 
2015
Street Photography Awards, Lens Culture, 1st Prize for Metropolis

2013
Deutscher Fotobuchpreis 2013, Nomination The Eyes of War

2011
World Press Photo 2011: 1st prize Daily Life Stories
Sony World Photography Awards, Nomination

2010
Prix Pictet, Nomination
Photo District News, USA, Notable Photo Books of 2010
Daylight/ CDS Photo Awards, USA, Project Prize: Honorable Mention
Daylight/ CDS Photo Awards 2010, USA, Work-in-Process Prize: Juror Pick

2009
European Prize of Architectural Photography - Commendation
Bouw in Beeld Prijs 2009, The Netherlands, Nomination

2006
World Press Photo 2006: 2nd prize Portraits Stories

Books (Monographs)
Metropolis, Hatje Cantz (Ostfildern, 2015)
The Eyes of War, Hatje Cantz (Ostfildern, 2012)
Relics of the Cold War, Hatje Cantz (Ostfildern, 2009)
Trabant. The Final Days of Production / Die lezten Tagen der Produktion, Wasmuth, Verlag (Berlin, 2007)
The Never-Ending War / De eindeloze oorlog, QV Publishers (Nijmegen, 2005)
Kabul, Legermuseum (Delft, 2003)
Tussen vijandige buren, Mets & Schilt Publishers (Amsterdam, 2000)
De laatste lichting/ The last batch, Het Apollohuis (Eindhoven, 1996)

Books/Catalogues featuring Martin Roemers' work
Modern Times, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam (2014)
Visions of Earth, National Geographic (Washington, 2011)
Growth, Prix Pictet, teNeues (Kempen, 2011)
Warzone, Noorderlicht (Groningen, 2010)
Tilt, Breda Photo (Breda, 2010)
New Homeland/ Neue Heimat, Architekturbild (Stuttgart 2009)
Different Eyes. 10 jaar eigenzinnige Nederlandse fotografie, Volkskrant Magazine (Amsterdam 2009)
La tierra: economía, conflicto, naturaleza, Revela (Oleiros, 2008)
Germany since 1945 through the Eye of Dutch Photographers, Flip Bool (Breda, 2008)
Traces & Omens, Noorderlicht (Groningen, 2005)
Document Nederland, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam (Amsterdam, 2005)

Screenings

Visa Pour l’Image, Perpignan, France, 2014
Rencontres d'Arles, France, Night of the Year, 2012

Collections
The Museum of Fine Arts (MFAH), Houston, USA
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, NL
Legermuseum, Delft, NL
Kunsthal, Rotterdam, NL
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Art Collection, The Hague, NL 
The Netherlands Embassy, Havana, Cuba
The Netherlands Embassy, Brasilia, Brazil
Nationaal Militair Museum, Soesterberg, The Netherlands

Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, DE
German Historical Museum (DHM), Berlin, Germany

Industriemuseum Sachsen, Chemnitz, DE
Stadtmuseum Berlin, Berlin, DE
Anthony Terrana Collection, USA
Ford Foundation, New York, USA

Articles/Reviews
NRC Handelsblad,
 Metropolis: chaos megasteden voelbaar, January 19, 2016
The New Review, The Independent on Sunday, Roadshow, January 10, 2016

Photonews (GER), Interview, January 2016
European Photography (GER), Urbanics
The Contemporary City
, #98, 2015
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (GER), Blinde Blicke, October 6, 2014

GEO Magazine (GER), Der Rhytmus in Metropolis, September 2014
The New York Times (USA), The Bustle and the Blur, July 28, 2013
The Wall Street Journal (USA), A Periodontist's Photographic Passion, March 30, 2013.
The New York Times (USA), Living in The New Metropolis, May 6, 2012
Newsweek (USA), Hello, Seven Billion, November 7, 2011
The New Yorker (USA), Martin Roemers’s Swirling Megacities, online September 18, 2012
The New York Photo Review (USA), Urban Speed, April 18, 2012
Conscientious (USA), Meditations on Photographs: Frederick Lennart Bentley by Martin Roemers, June 26, 2012
Images (FR), Memory Lands, May 2010
Soura Magazine (DUBAI) Relics of the Cold War, Summer 2010
Der Spiegel (GER), Bunkermentalitaet, Nr.51, 2009
Financial Times Magazine (UK), Darkness visible, November 14, 2009
The Wall Street Journal (USA), The Little Car That Could (Sort Of): a Trabant Tribute, April 24, 2009
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (GER), Als der Krieg ans Ende kam, May 8, 2005
National Geographic (USA) Visions of Earth, June 2007
Foto8 (UK), Relics, March 2006
Eyemazing (NL), The Never-Ending War, Fall 2005
International Herald Tribune (USA) Portfolio, May 9, 2005




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