Martin Roemers, Latvia – Metropolis (Work in Progress)

07.08.2011 in20:18 in Art, Documentary -->


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Wall Street Journal:

Martin Roemers’s colorful shots of street life in Mumbai bring to life the theme of humanity’s increasing urbanization.

 

Jamie Wellford (Newsweek):

Roemers is in the process of visually addressing the relationships of humanity to and within inherently complex megacities, in which there is ever-changing

organic development evolving in both astonishing and horrendous ways. I think Roemers begins to create tableaux of stage settings, each in its own

way a passion play in which life unfolds in myriad ways. There is a harmony in the chaos of these settings. The inanimate becomes animate. The

large scope of the images still allows detail to congeal as part of a pulsating whole. The pictures