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Martin Andersen (b.1972, Denmark) is a photographer, art director and designer.
His photography work has been published and exhibited internationally in China, France, Japan, Mexico, UK and USA. Additionally Andersen has directed music videos for artists such as: The Breeders, Lush, Iceage and Lowly and created films for Channel 4, Discovery Channel and ITV.

Based in South London, he runs the creative studio Andersen M. His film work has won many international awards and both his design and photography has been exhibited internationally.

Andersen also lectures at Central Saint Martins, School of Fashion, London, at the University of Brighton and at Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts.

Email: martin@andersenm.com


ONLINE ARTICLES

BBC

The Guardian

The Times

The Face

C41

Vice

Creative Boom

Strike Magazine

It's Nice That (CSWY)

Creative Review

Another Magazine

It's Nice That (Dog Shows)

Lifo Magazine

Clash Magazine

British Journal of Photography

11 Freunde

Spectrum

Circuit Sweet

Dazed Digital

It's Nice That (Iceage)

Kinfolk

Little Scraps of Paper

The Sun


EXHIBITIONS

Can't Smile Without You, SoShiro Gallery, London. 9th March 20120 - 3rd April 2020, UK

Can't Smile Without You, Pocko Gallery, London. 6th March 20120 - 3rd April 2020, UK

Pop Music, Cité Internationale Des Arts, Paris. April 2018 - July 2018, France

Pop Music, Echirolles. Graphic design Center, 17th November 2017 - 30th March 2018, France

Paper Cut, The Proud Archivist, 29th August - 2nd November 2014, UK

One Thousand Cranes, O3 Gallery, 4th April - 27th April 2014, UK

RG CUBICLE, Rice University Art Gallery, 9 December 2013 – 29 January 2014, Houston, Texas, USA

The First Cut, Southampton SeaCity Museum, 11 October 2013 – 12 January 2014, Southampton, UK

The First Cut, Djangoly Art Gallery, 20 April - 9 June 2013, Nottingham, UK

The First Cut, Manchester City Galleries, Manchester, 6 Oct. 2012 – 26 Jan. 2013, Manchester, UK

Little Scraps of Paper, Jaguar Shoes, 27 Feb. 2012 - 15 March. 2012, London, UK

Modern Craftsmanship at the Homes of Alfred Dunhill, 1st – 26th February, 2011, London, UK

Modern Craftsmanship at the Homes of Alfred Dunhill, 14th March – 9th April, 2011, Tokyo, Japan

Animation Now, Milton Gallery, 3rd –23th March, 2011, London, UK

Modern Craftsmanship at the Homes of Alfred Dunhill,25th April – 21st May, 2011, Hong Kong, China

Modern Craftsmanship at the Homes of Alfred Dunhill, 6th June – 2nd July, 2011, Shanghai, China

Natures Mortes: A Retrospective, August 2010, FiFi Projects, Miami, Florida, USA

Graphic Design Festival Breda 2010 (Gestalten Publishers), May 2010, Breda, Holland

Bookworm - Phoenix International Book Design, 29th Sep. – 25th Oct. 2009, Hangzhou Phoenix Creative International, Zhuantang, China

City Behind the Mountains, August. 2008, FiFi Projects, Monterrey, Mexico

Black Mathematics, March – May. 2008, FiFi Projects, Miami, Florida, USA

Swinging London, Nov. 2004, Mois Du Graphisme D’Echirolles, France

Martin Andersen at The Beach Club, 19 Apr. 2004, Notting Hill Arts Club, London, UK

Magna Lux, Expone 5 – Ventanas, 13 Feb. – 27 Feb. 2004, UFCA Galeria, Algecira-Cádiz, Spain

Magna Lux, Expone 5 – Ventanas, 17 Oct. – 19 Nov. 2003, EFTI Galeria, Madrid, Spain

Magna Lux, Expone 5 – Ventanas, Feb. – Apr. 2003, 340 Centre Cultural, Barcelona, Spain


FILM AWARDS

‘Shackleton: Death or Glory?’ winner of Silver for Best Animation, Promax BDA 2014 Awards, UK

‘Shackleton: Death or Glory?’ winner of Bronze for Best Best Factual Promo, Promax BDA 2014 Awards, UK

‘ITV3 idents’ winner of Gold for Best Ident, Promax BDA 2013 Awards, UK

‘Star Alliance’ winner of Gold for Best Illustration, Best Awards 2012, UK

‘Going West’ winner of Gold for Animation in Film Craft, Cannes Lions 2010, France

‘Going West’ winner of Gold for Sound Design in Film Craft, Cannes Lions 2010, France

‘Going West’ winner of 1st prize for Non-European Branded Short Films, Young Director Award, Cannes Lions International 2010, France

‘Going West’ winner of Gold for Animation in Television/Cinema/Digital, CLIO 2010, USA

‘Going West’ winner of Silver for Sound Design in Television/Cinema/Digital, CLIO 2010, USA

‘Going West’ winner of Bronze for Public Service in Television/Cinema/Digital, CLIO 2010, USA

‘Going West’ winner of the Platinum Award for In-Theatre Commercials, Creativity International Awards 2010, USA

‘Going West’ winner of the Silver Award for Viral Videos, Creativity International Awards 2010, USA

‘Going West’ winner of the 2010 Grand Prix for Best Commissioned Animation at Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada

‘Going West’ winner of the Grand Prize Award ‘Moving Paper’ 2010, New York’s Museum of Art and Design, USA

‘Going West’ winner of the Axis Gold Awards 2010, Charity Category, New Zealand

‘Going West’ winner of the Axis Gold Awards 2010, Design and Typography Category, New Zealand

‘Going West’ winner of The 2010 Grand Prize for Best Commissioned Animation, New Zealand’s Best Interactive Design, New Zealand

‘Going West’ winner of the Moby Award 2010 for Best Big Budget / Big House Trailer, USA


FEATURES

Der Gletscher-Nomade, Documentary, 52min, Switzerland (Dir. Vadim Jendreyko) (DVD), 2017

Owen Gildersleeve, Papercut, Rockport, 2014 (ISBN 978-1592539024)

The First Cut (Paper at the Cutting Edge), Manchester Art Gallery, 2012–2013 (ISBN 978-0-901673-82-4)

Jianping He, One by One, Hesign, China, 2012 (ISBN 978-3-9814557-0-0)

Viedram DVD (Video and Sound Design Festival - 8th Edition, Rome, Italy 2011

Jimmy Chai, Unlimited, The Best Small Design Studios of the World, Sendpoints Books Co, China, 2011 (ISBN: TBC)

Hans Lijklema, Pictographic Index 2, The Pepin Press BV, Holland, 2011 (ISBN: TBC)

Book Art:Iconic Sculptures and Installations made from Books, Die Gestalten Verlag GmbH & Co.KG, Germany, 2011 (ISBN: 978-3899553666)

R. Klanten, B. Meyer, Papercraft 2: Design and Art with Paper, Die Gestalten Verlag GmbH & Co.KG, Germany, 2011 (ISBN: 978-3899553338)

Jianping He, Bookworm, Hesign International Berlin, Germany, 2010 (ISBN: 978-3-9810544-9-1)

Stash 64 (DVD Magazine), Canada, 2010 (ISSN: 1712-5936)

Jianping He, Small Studios, Hesign International Berlin, Germany, 2009 (ISBN: 9783981054415)

Clif Stoltze, 1000 Music Graphics, Rockport Publishers, USA, 2008 (ISBN: 9781592534043)

Estel Vilaseca, 1000 Supreme CD Designs, Maomao Publications, Spain, 2008 (ISBN: 9789812456588)

Michel Bouvet, Swinging London – Graphisme & Music Aujourd’hui, Centre Du Graphisme, France, 2004 (ISBN: 2951917163)

Anna Gerber, All Messed Up, Laurence King Publishing, UK, 2003 (ISBN: 1856693902)

Hannah Ford, Anne Odling-Smee, The New Handmade Graphics: Beyond Digital Design, Rotovision, UK, 2003 (ISBN: 2880467039)

Intro, Sampler2: Art, Pop & Contemporary Music Graphics, Laurence King Publishing, UK, 2000 (ISBN: 1856692248)

Rick Poynor, Vaughan Oliver – Visceral Pleasures, Booth-Clibborn Editions, UK, 2000 (ISBN: 1861540728)


PUBLISHED ARTICLES

Martin Andersen, ‘Dog Shows’, Forme Journal, Issue 1, UK, 2017

Martin Andersen, ‘Extraordinary Pictures Taken Behind the Scenes at Dog Shows’, Another Magazine, UK, January 2017

Andersen M Studio, ‘Aurora Folklore’, Kinfolk Magazine, Issue 25, USA, 2012

Eliza Williams, ‘Andersen M Studio’, British Journal of Photography (BJP), Autumn Issue, UK, 2012

Johnny Kelly, ‘Andersen M Studio’, Elle Girl, Issue September, South Korea, 2011, page 218

Lynn Lin, ‘Andersen M Studio’, Choi’s Gallery, Issue TBC, China, TBC 2011

Julia Sagar, ‘Andersen M Studio’, Computer Arts, Issue TBC, UK, TBC 2011

Lawrence Zeegen, ‘The Music Design Revolution’, Computer Arts Projects, UK, March 2008, page 22-23 / 28

Mark Sinclair, ‘Work, Graphic Design’, Creative Review, UK, March 2008, page 27

Mark Sinclair, ‘Pick of the Month - Southbank Classical Season’, Creative Review, UK, December 2007, page 63

Eduardo Lopez, ‘Martin Andersen’, Icon, Mexico, July 2007

Craig Grannell, ‘Martin Andersen’, Computer Arts - Projects, UK, Issue 98, June 2007, pages 52–53

Eduardo Lopez, ‘Martin Andersen’, Porcelana, USA, June 2007, pages 65–78

Mark Sinclair, ‘Creative Futures (Graphic Design Winner)’, Creative Review, UK, December 2006, pages 45–47

Lawrence Zeegen, ‘Design For Music’, Computer Arts - Projects, UK, Issue 88, September 2006, pages 14–20

Craig Grannell, ‘Martin Andersen’, Computer Arts - Projects, UK, Issue 83, April 2006, pages 24–27

Patrick Burgoyne, ‘Showcase’, Creative Review, UK, April 2006, page 32

Craig Grannell, ‘Album Cover Art’, Computer Arts, UK, December 2005, pages 70–75

Paula Carson, ‘To Have and To Hold’, Creative Review, UK, October 2000, pages 28–34

Rick Poynor, ‘Architecture in Revolt’, Blueprint, UK, October 1999, pages 50–52

Paula Carson, ‘What’s New in Design’, Creative Review, UK, June 1999, pages 14–15


RECOGNITION

International Jury, Visuelt, Oslo, Norway. Moving Image, 7th February–9th February 2018

International Speaker, Frame by Frame Film Festival, 7th April 2018, Oslo, Norway

International Jury, Visuelt, Oslo, Norway. Moving Image, 31st January–3rd February 2019