‘Placing Stones’ | launch

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

A Visit to the Archives | Reviewed by Material Texts Network

A belated post. Dennis Duncan has reviewed ‘A Visit to the Archives’ by Jane Wildgoose – the essay that appears in Strong Room for the Material Texts Network. He writes, “Wildgoose’s writing is carefully resonant. The short essay is organised around quietly suggested parallels. The digital index of the archive’s catalogue is set alongside the … Read more A Visit to the Archives | Reviewed by Material Texts Network

Strong Room | Reviewed in Source magazine

Strong Room has been reviewed in the spring issue of Irish photography magazine Source Photographic Review by Daniel Jewesbury. He writes, “Here are tiny individual deaths, of experience and knowledge and tactile memory, quotidian interactions between the mental and the physical, in the old ‘real’ world, that world which, we now know, is merely a huge explanatory … Read more Strong Room | Reviewed in Source magazine

Strong Room | Kaleid 2014

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 more Strong Room | Kaleid 2014

Strong Room reviewed for Sabotage Reviews

Eleanor Hernsley has reviewed Strong Room for Sabotage Reviews. ‘Strong Room holds an enchanting collection of photographs alongside a short story that reignites a sense of archaic longing within us. The focus is, as with many other things, on the digital age, and the things modern day humans are missing out on. But this doesn’t … Read more Strong Room reviewed for Sabotage Reviews