Category: New releases

18 August 2019
What Photography & Incarceration have in Common with an Empty Vase is a new book by Edgar Martins, scheduled to be launched this month. What Photography & Incarceration have in Common with an Empty Vase is a multifaceted body of work developed from a collaboration with Grain Projects and HM Prison Birmingham (the largest, category B prison in the Midlands, UK), its inmates, their families as well as a myriad of other local organisations and individuals. Using the social context of incarceration as a starting..

12 January 2018
We are pleased to announce that Edgar Martins’ new book ‘Destinerrance: The Place of the Dead is the Place of Photography’, produced in partnership with the CIAJG, Portugal will be launched tomorrow at the José de Guimarães International Art Centre. This academic book, focuses solely on Martins’ artistic process, particularly the process of conception of his new project Siloquies and Soliloquies on Death, Life and Other Interludes and subsequent presentation at the CIJAG, in January 2017. If you would like to place an order for..

5 October 2016
Following successful exhibitions at Open Eye Gallery, MAAT and Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, The Moth House is pleased to announce the release of Edgar Martins’ new book Siloquies and Soliloquies on Death, Life and Other Interludes. Produced in collaboration with the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences in Portugal, this project proposes to scrutinize, expose and hold in tension many of the contradictions and problems inherent in the conceptualisation, definition and depiction of death, whilst also reflecting on Photography’s role in this process...

24 July 2015
Due in November 2015, this book documents an 18-month long collaboration with the BMW Group and surveys the fabrication, tooling and assembly of the modern era automobile vehicle. Whilst the project focuses solely on BMW’s plant and R&D centers in and around Munich (Germany), it also looks beyond the mere referent, representing therefore a point of resistance. Conceived around the simple premise of ‘slowing down time’,  this project undertakes an examination and articulation of the world of flux and flow that we live in, a..

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