Our War, a selection of images from Edgar Martins’ new project titled ‘Anton’s hand is made of guilt, no muscle or bone. He has two clinically depressed fingers and an angry thumb’ receives the highest accolade at the International Photography Awards 2023, in the Film/Analogue Portrait category.more >
Edgar Martins discusses his latest work in the context of the one-day online symposium Documentary Futures : Redefining Technical Images and Speculative Blind-Spots on 1 June, 10:30 -17:00. Other speakers include Maja Daniels, Michael Reisch, Rosa Menkman, Theo Jean Cuthland, Michal O’Connell, Pinar Yoldas, Mark Kasumovic. Click post to book your place via Eventbright.more >
The 10th Anniversary of Photo Israel, International Photography Festival @ Enav Cultural Center and Gan Ha’ir, Tel AvivThe Photo Israel festival features 50 exhibitions of leading photographers from both Israel and abroad, as well as multi-disciplinary programs such as art and dance performances, video installations, music shows and more. The exhibition @ the Enav Cultural Center and Gan Ha’ir, Tel Aviv, will run from 23.11 – 03.12.2022 and includes works from previous shortlisted artists such as Edgar Martins. more >
Lipograph Light Study Nr. 5 is included in BMW’s selection “20 years, 20 favourites” @ Paris Photo 2022Thomas Girst, Head of BMW Group Cultural Engagement and art historian, shares his 20 favourites from the works exhibited in the galleries of Paris Photo 2022. Included in this selection is Lipograph Light Study Nr. 5. more >
Edgar Martins discusses his latest project with Photo Israel’s curator Ya’ara Aras Haklai, in the context of his nominations for the Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography in both 2020 and 2021.
Participation is free of charge, but registration is required.
Original and previously unseen abstract collages from the series The Strange Case of Achilles & The Tortoise, available as unique edition prints, will be exhibited for the first time at Photo London 2022 @ Purdy Hicks Gallery, Stand G7. Produced during lockdown, this series is a critique of how image making has become inextricably aligned to Technocapitalist doctrine. Photo London 2022 runs from 12 – 15 May 2022. A small selection of these artworks will also be available for purchase in Edgar Martins’ bookshop, after the fair.more >
Cynthia Sitei interviews Edgar Martins on the occasion of the opening of his critically-acclaimed exhibition What Photography & Inc. have in Common with an Empty Vase at Ffotogallery, Cardiff.
This multifaceted body of work developed from a collaboration with Grain Projects and HM Prison Birmingham (the largest, category B prison in the Midlands, UK), its inmates, their families as well as a myriad of other local organisations and individuals.
New abstract works from the series Lipograph Light Studies, will be exhibited for the first time at ARCO Art Fair 2022 @ Galeria Filomena Soares, Stand 7B02. Developed during lockdown, these works were produced by exposing light sensitive photo paper to llight waves and patterns emitted by a custom engineered laser device . ARCO Art Fair runs from 22 – 27 February 2022. A small selection of these artworks will also be available for purchase in Edgar Martins’ bookshop, after the fair.more >
What Photography & Incarceration have in Common with an Empty Vase is shortlisted for the Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography
For the second year running Edgar Martins’ work is shortlisted for the Meitar Award for Execllence in Photography. This work will be on show during the 9th edition of Photo Israel, from 17 – 27. November 2021more >
Works from the series Siloquies & Soliloquies on Death, Life and Other Interludes are included in the exhibition Suicide: Let’s Talk About It! at The Museum for Sephulcral Culture, Kassel, Germany, from 10.09.2021 – 27.02.2022. This exhibition will be presented in the context of the museum’s permanent exhibition Dying, Death, Burial, Mourning & Commemoration. y copy abridged, shortened sentence click for more info….more >
What Photography & Incarceration have in Common with an Empty is included in The Centre for Book Arts summer exhibition series, New York, as part of the Paris Photo & Aperture Book Awards 2020 touring exhibition. This exhibition will run from 09 Jul – 18 Sep 2021.more >
Works from the series The Time Machine & This is not a House feature in the exhibition Ensaio para uma Comunidade: retrato de uma coleção em construção,@ MAAT, Lisbon (Espaço Central Tejo). This exhibition is curated by Paulo Mendes and runs from 24 Apr 21 – 03 Jul 22.more >
The Paris Photo & Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards & the Best Photography Book Award PHotoESPAÑA 2020 shortlist
What Photography & Incarceration have in Common with an Empty Vase has been shortlisted for the best photobook of the year @ the Paris Photo & Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards 2020 as well as the the Best Photography Book Award PHotoESPAÑA 2020.more >
Arte em São Bento 2020 featuring works from the Coleção Fernando Figueiredo (from the series Siloquies and Soliloquies on Death, Life & Other Interludes) will be on show at Palacete de São Bento (Residency of the Portuguese Prime-Minister). This exhibition is curated by João Silvério & Ana Anacleto and will run from 05 – 11 Oct 2020.more >
Works from the series The Strange Case of Achilles and the Tortoise are among the winners of the Hangar Prize 05 and will be exhibited at the PhotoBrussels Festival: The World Within, at theHangar Centre, Brussels, Belgium, from 21 Jan – 27 Mar 2021.more >
Works from the series The Poetic Impossibility to Manage the Infinite, from the permanent collection of Museu Gulbenkian are on show in the exhibition “Partidas e Chegadas. Artistas em Viagem na Coleção Moderna” from 25 Feb to 01 Aug 2020.more >
CIVILIZATION: The Way we Live now, an exhibiting curated by William Ewing featuring works from the series The Time Machine and 00:00.00 is exhibited at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. This exhibition will run from 13 Sept 2019 – 02 Feb 2020.more >
CIVILIZATION: The Way we Live now, an exhibiting curated by William Ewing featuring works from the series The Time Machine and 00:00.00 to be launched at New Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul. This exhibition will run from 18 Oct 20 18 – 17 Feb 2019.more >