German born, Bournemouth & Poole Art College graduate. Moved to London in 1993 and established himself as freelance photographer for the music and fashion industry (i-D magazine, Ninja Tune records). 

Since then he has worked on numerous editorial assignments, advertising campaigns for global brands, book publications, music artwork, etc..
Martin's ability to extract the essence of a given situation results in intriguing images that endure well beyond the first encounter of his work.
His self-initiated and commercial work has been exhibited since 1999 in renown institutions such as The Association of Photographers (GBR), Mannheimer Kunstverein(DEU) and Ringcube Gallery (JPN). 
In 2007 he relocated to Tokyo and continues to be involved in projects that focus on portraiture, architecture and urban environments.


マーティン  ホルトカンプ   (写真家)

ドイツ出身、イギリスBournemouth & Poole Art College卒業。1993年からロンドンを拠点に、ファッション・音楽業界に主軸を置き、「i-D」誌、「Ninja Tune」レーベルなど多数の出版・音楽メディア、グローバルブランドの広告等での撮影を手がける。彼の写真には、眺めるにつれて被写体の本質が浮かび上がる、魅力的な世界が広がっている。1999年以降、セルフプロジェクトやコマーシャルワークを欧州や日本の著名ギャラリーにて展示。

2007年に拠点を東京へ移し、ポートレートや建築・都市風景にフォーカスした様々なプロジェクトを継続中。



Editorial

American Express magazine, I-D magazine, GQ (UK), Sleazenation, Attitude, Evening Standard, Big Magazine, Elle (FRA), Elle (JP), Wiener, Cutie, Ryuko Tsushin, Tokion, Petit Glamour, Esquire, Mono Magazine, Style And The Family Tunes, Snoozer Magazine, More of Less, Studio Voice, Invitation Magazine, Ping Mag, Shift, Ginza Magazine, NHK Japan, Edge , Die Zeit, Zeit Magazin, Swiss Magazine, Wired (JP), The Japan Times, Vogue (JP), Switch, Too Much Magazine, UnderWear Magazine, As Loud As Possible Magazine, Victionary, Oki-Ni (UK), Jocks & Nerds, Bureaux Batak, Forbes (JP)


Advertising

Aquascutum, Asics, Nike, Levis, Replay, Louis Vuitton, Dior, The Link Collective, TMI Associates, Mitsubishi Jisho Sekkei, Google


Portraits

John Torturro, The Streets, Super Furry Animals, Supergrass, Danny Siciliano, Hanif Kureishi, The Coral, Ash, Stephen Frears, Chloe Sevigny, Rachel Weisz, Westbam, Karl Hyde, Ken Isshi, The Cinematic Orchestra, Funky Porcini, The Herbalizer, Maximo Park, Alisa Mizuki, Luke Vibert, Graham Coxon, The Prodigy, Sudden Infant, Yôko Higashi, Boomboom Satellites, Shun Oguri, Gussan, Tsuyoshi Domoto, Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, Hitoshi Matsumoto, Chiaki Kuriyama, Takashi Murakami, Mari Natsuki, Shinzo Abe


Record Companies

Entr`acte, Johnny’s Entertainment, Kion Records, Ninja Tune, Some Bizarre, Sony Music, Warner Music 


Exhibitions

2013 'Blank', Atsuko Barou Gallery, Tokyo (group)

2011 ‘Tokyo 6’, Gallery Higure, Tokyo (group)

2011 ‘Skateboard We Love’, Gallery Speak For’, Tokyo (group)

2011 ‘Overseas 2011’, Ringcube Gallery, Tokyo (group)

2010 ‘Hanami’, Gallery Speak For, Tokyo (solo

2008 ‘Break The Rules’, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mannheim/Germany (group)

2006 ‘Why Do We Still Print The Old Way’, AOP (Association of Photographers) Gallery, London (group)

2004 ‘Bad Girls’ at Pineal Eye Gallery, London (solo)

2003 ‘In Between Days’ at HUSK Gallery, Daikanyama, Tokyo (solo)

2002 ‘Shanghai Cityscapes’ at Brewer’s Café, London (solo)

2001 ‘Merry’ at Laforet Museum, Tokyo (group)

2001 ‘Risetime’ at Lateral office space, London (solo)

1999 ‘Showcase of Young Photography’ at The Lab, London (group)



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