Martin Roemers (b.1962) studied photography at the Academy of Arts in Enschede, The Netherlands. His photos have appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Newsweek. Roemers’ photographs are held in public, private and corporate collections including the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and The Ford Foundation in New York. He has been working on two long-term projects: Metropolis, about life in Megacities, and The Eyes of War, about people who were blinded as a result of World War II. In 2009 his book Relics of the Cold War was published by Hatje Cantz. He is a member of Panos Pictures and lives in The Netherlands. A selection of work from Metropolis is on view at Anastasia Photo Gallery in New York through April 8, 2012.