Martin Toft is an award winning photographer, photobook artist and educator who has exhibited and published widely internationally. He works on commissions and long-term independent and collaborative projects and his practice combines documentary and fine art approach to explore social, anthropological and cultural themes, underpinned by archival research. Recently he was invited to show work from Masterplan at CAPITAL, Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2019 and TAXED TO THE MAX, Noorderlicht International Photography Festival 2019. In 2018 he was shortlisted in the Professional Discovery category at Sony World Photography Awards and his portrait ‘High Net Worth Individual’ was selected as a winner in Portrait of Britain 2018. His recent book Te Ahi Kã - The Fires of Occupation (2018) was shortlisted for the Kassel Dummy Award 2018 and 2019 Best International Photography Book of the Year PHotoEspaña. It was published by Dewi Lewis Publishing and designed by Ania Nałecka-Milach.