Martin Roemers studied photography at the AKI Academy of Arts in Enschede, the Netherlands. For many years, he has worked on long-term projects such as Relics of the Cold War, which features abandoned landscapes from that era. His current project is Metropolis, an exploration of the world’s megacities.
Roemers’ work has been exhibited throughout Europe, America, Asia and Australia. It has been purchased by many collections including Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum and the Ford Foundation in New York. He has received two World Press Photo Awards along with a number of other prizes. Articles about Roemers’ work have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, The New Yorker and many other publications.
Martin Roemers is represented by Anastasia Photo in New York, East Wing in Dubai, Flatland Gallery in Amsterdam and Panos Pictures in London. He lives in the Netherlands.