David Gledhill talks about art and ‘In Camera’, a 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 more

How Many Hopes Lie Buried Here Mother, exhibition at the Dutch Centre

How Many Hopes Lie Buried Here Mother is exhibited at the Dutch Centre in London until 18 December 2016. Four photographs were taken at Arnhem/Oosterbeek War Cemetery (ages 31, 32, 38 and 39). The Library, Dutch Centre, Dutch Church, 7 Austin Friars, London EC2N 2HA. To make an appointment to view call 020 7588 1684 or email info@dutchcentre.com Exhibition … Read more

Negative Press at the Small Publishers Fair 2016

Small Publishers Fair 2016

Negative Press London will be taking part in the Small Publishers Fair 2016 taking place at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4QL, Friday 4 and Saturday 5 November, both days from 11am to 7pm. We are delighted to be sharing a table with Michael Atavar from Kiosk Publishing. All Negative Press books will … Read more

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 more

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 more

‘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’ 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

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 more

Placing Stones reviewed by Adrian Slatcher for Sabotage Reviews

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 more