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
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
Artist Adrian Slatcher has reviewed Placing Stones by Martin Crawley for Sabotage Reviews. He writes: “This small press, expertly helmed by photographer/writer Roelof Bakker, specialises in beautifully produced and conceived books that mix the visual and the literary, and this latest work, presented elegantly in a plastic wrapping, has a delightful simplicity to it. I’m no geologist, but … Read morePlacing Stones reviewed by Adrian Slatcher for Sabotage Reviews
MARTIN CRAWLEY was born in London in 1955 and has lived in the city all his life. After attending art school at Middlesex Poly, he supported his practice for many years working in animation. His work has been included in group shows at Angela Flowers (London), Manchester Art Gallery and Spacex in Exeter. He was based at Space … Read moreQ&A | Martin Crawley talks about his book ‘Placing Stones’
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
Happy Friday! Placing Stones by Martin Crawley is available to pre-order now from the Negative Press online shop. Visit Negative Press Big Cartel Shop UK postage is free. Paypal and credit cards accepted.
Delighted to reveal the cover artwork for Placing Stones by Martin Crawley, out early 2015. This will be the third book by Negative Press London. Placing Stones mixes delicate pencil drawings with haunting writing and includes an afterword by writer/poet John Douglas Millar.
Victoria Browne and the wonderfully energetic team at Kaleid Editions http://www.kaleideditions.com/eshop/ are taking Strong Room to Paris during Paris Photo. Kaleid are part of the Polycopies Photobook Fair, where books by thirty-five independent international photo book publishers and distributors will be available to view and buy on a beautiful boat, the Concorde-Atlantique, which is positioned just below the Musée D’Orsay. … Read more‘Strong Room’ goes to Paris
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