Martin Roemers, Oshodi Road, Oshodi, Lagos, Nigeria, 2015. Archival pigment print. © Martin Roemers

Martin Roemers – Metropolis

Photographer Martin Roemers received a Grant for Publications (in Dutch: Bijdrage Publicaties) for the book Metropolis, containing his photo series showing the consequences of the world wide migration to the city. The series show and document how people live (survive) in mega cities (with more then 10 million inhabitants) like Beijing, Mexico City and Lagos. The photographer aims to contribute to the discussion on urbanization via this publication and exhibitions, like the ones in Huis Marseille and the gallery East Wing in Dubai.

Metropolis was published by the German publishing house Hatje Cantz and can be ordered via the website of Martin Roemers.


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