Tokyo Papers / 40 recto + 40 verso / 15.5 x 21.5cm
A collection of 41 monoprints created by Karel Martens in 2019 and 2020, reproduced on their original size (front and back). Karel Martens: "In 2018 I received a package by mail from Pierre Leguillon with a small pile of used Japanese forms which he had found at a street market in Tokyo. An intriguing collection, printed on thin paper with a rectangular black-blue layer of carbon on the back. Initially in 2019 I started to print on these back sides, but because the overprinting on the carbon layer caused unwanted damage, I eventually started printing them on the front sides as well. The closing image is related to Tokyo in a different way." Design: Karel Martens with Roger Willems.
Seoul Portraits / 16 pages / 17x24cm
A selection of portraits from the digital guest book, collected during the exhibition Karel Martens: Still Moving at Platform-L in Seoul from 08-10-2018 to 14-02-2019. Limited edition, originally compiled as a contribution for Extra Extra Magazine 15, 2002.