Small Publishers Fair 2018 Friday 9 and Saturday 10 November

Negative Press London returns to the Small Publishers Fair 2018, taking place on 9 and 10 November at Conway Hall in London. The Fair is organised by Helen Mitchell – with a wide range of books available by artists, photographers, poets, writers, designers from over sixty small, independent publishers. Copies of Printed Lies, a reconstruction … Read moreSmall Publishers Fair 2018 Friday 9 and Saturday 10 November

Negative Press Event: Martin Crawley and Jane Wildgoose in Bow, 17 June 2017

On Saturday 17 June, Negative Press London presented an intimate exhibition and salon-style event, which took place at Martin Crawley’s home and studio in Bow, London E3. Martin Crawley and Jane Wildgoose exhibited together for the first time for this special one-off event. Martin exhibited three works from Arcadia, a commentary on ideas of the … Read moreNegative Press Event: Martin Crawley and Jane Wildgoose in Bow, 17 June 2017

David Gledhill talks about his art and ‘In Camera’, his book collaboration with author Nicholas Royle

On the first anniversary of the publication of In Camera by author Nicholas Royle and artist David Gledhill, Roelof Bakker from Negative Press talks to David Gledhill about the background to the paintings featured in the book and what it was like collaborating with fellow-Mancunian, author Royle. For your work, you source materials from both … Read moreDavid Gledhill talks about his art and ‘In Camera’, his book collaboration with author Nicholas Royle

HOW MANY HOPES LIE BURIED HERE MOTHER | Remembering James Carter Irwin

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

Read an excerpt from ‘In Camera’

This is the opening story of In Camera with text by Nicholas Royle and art by David Gledhill. Father was treating a man who had slipped and fallen in the street outside our house. J and I were in the bushes, watching through the window of the consulting room. We were using binoculars made from the … Read moreRead an excerpt from ‘In Camera’

Author David Rose interviews Nicholas Royle about ‘In Camera’

Nicholas Royle by Roelof Bakker NEGATIVE TALK. Acclaimed author and art and book lover David Rose (Vault, Posthumous Stories) asks some sprightly questions to Manchester-based author, editor and lecturer Nicholas Royle about In Camera, his collaboration with artist David Gledhill. In Camera is a beautifully realized project, and raises a number of intriguing questions. But first, when did you … Read moreAuthor David Rose interviews Nicholas Royle about ‘In Camera’

‘In Camera’ London launch, 10 May 2016 at the Soho Collective

What a great evening the London launch of In Camera was. Many thanks to everyone who attended. The event took place at the Soho Collective on Moor Street on 10 May 2016, with German author and publisher Meike Ziervogel contributing by leading a discussion about the book, focusing on its setting in East Germany during the Cold War, David’s Gledhill … Read more‘In Camera’ London launch, 10 May 2016 at the Soho Collective

‘In Camera’ Manchester launch at Anthony Burgess Foundation

In Camera had its Manchester pre-publication launch on Tuesday 3 May at the Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester. Andrew Biswell, director of the Foundation, chaired this entertaining evening, with Nick reading two texts from the book and David explaining his approach to painting. Three paintings featured in the book were exhibited on the night. Big thanks … Read more‘In Camera’ Manchester launch at Anthony Burgess Foundation

A new book: In Camera by Nicholas Royle and David Gledhill

In Camera by author Nicholas Royle and artist David Gledhill, is published 10 May 2016. New texts by Nicholas Royle are mixed up with paintings by David Gledhill adapted from snapshots of a family photo album discovered in a flea market in Frankfurt. This fourth book to come from Negative Press London is set in East Germany during the … Read moreA new book: In Camera by Nicholas Royle and David Gledhill