On Sunday 31 July Roelof Bakker from Negative Press London launched his photo book HOW MANY HOPES LIE BURIED HERE MOTHER at the grave of Canadian soldier James Carter Irwin in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery in south London. He delivered a short remembrance speech and laid flowers on James’ grave in the company of close friends. The photographs in … Read moreHOW MANY HOPES LIE BURIED HERE MOTHER | Remembering James Carter Irwin
Happy to see Placing Stones by Martin Crawley in the Artists Monographs section at the Tate Modern Bookshop in London, standing tall next to the likes of Louise Bourgeois. Thank you, Tate Modern for supporting our press and stocking our books.
Negative Press London returned to the Soho Collective in Moor Street, London W1, on Tuesday 24 February, for the launch of Placing Stones by Martin Crawley. The event included a moving recital by Martin of his text ‘Alistair’ and Stephen Wrench contributed a haunting reading of ‘Mercedes’ and talked about the book’s quality as a calm, meditative work, a non-shouting voice in a world … Read more‘Placing Stones’ | launch
Strong Room is represented by Kaleid Editions at the London Art Book Fair 2014 taking place at the Whitechapel Gallery, London E1 from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 September. More information here
Strong Room has been selected for a curated exhibition showcasing the best new European artists’ books at KALEID 2014 on Saturday 19 July in London. Fifty new European artists’ books were selected by David Senior, Bibliographer at MoMA Library, New York; Elizabeth James, Senior Librarian at the National Art Library at the V&A Museum, London and Sofie … Read moreStrong Room | Kaleid 2014