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Paris | Foam Talent 2015
11 November - 20 December 2015

Tandem 2014 © Manon Wertenbroek, courtesy of the artist

Every year Foam organises the Foam Talent Call to identify young and international talents. From a total of 1.208 submissions from 67 different countries in 2015, 21 photographers were selected to be featured in the annual Foam Magazine Talent Issue. On 10 November 2015 the exhibition Foam Talent 2015 opens at l’Atelier Néerlandais in Paris.

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Francesca Woodman
On Being an Angel
18 December 2015 – 9 March 2016

Francesca Woodman From Space2 providence Rhode Island 1976 © Betty and George Woodman

Foam concludes 2015 with an overview of the exceptional and intense work of an American photographer who died young, Francesca Woodman (1958-1981). Woodman used photography as an extremely personal means of expression. 

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Ai Weiwei guest editor Foam Magazine

The artist’s Instagram, @aiww 
Foam Magazine is proud to announce that the world-renowned Chinese contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei will be the guest editor for the magazine’s next issue released in December 2015. The issue will be entirely dedicated to the theme ‘Freedom of Expression under Surveillance’. Ai Weiwei himself will be the central point of the magazine as an artist under constant surveillance of the Chinese government.
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We May Have Met Before
Contemporary Chinese photography
6 November 2015 – 17 January 2016

VIP Room, 2005 © Feng Yan

Following the successful presentation in the Chinese cities of Shenzhen, Beijing and Shanghai of exhibitions put together by Foam, this autumn the museum will be staging We May Have Met Before, an exhibition of the work of seven contemporary Chinese artists, compiled by the internationally famous Chinese curator Feng Boyi.

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Paul Bogaers
My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
6 November 2015 – 17 January 2016

Of Infinite Height, 2013-15 © Paul Bogaers  / Courtesy Galerie Pennings

In the exhibition My Life in the Bush of Ghosts, Foam presents work by Paul Bogaers (Tilburg, 1961) which he created in the last five years.

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Foam 3h:
Bruno Zhu - New Arrivals
30 October - 13 December 2015

New Arrivals, 2015 © Bruno Zhu / Courtesy of the artist and Jeanine Hofland, Amsterdam

With New Arrivals, Bruno Zhu (Portugal, 1991) remodels the Foam 3h library into another reading room – one that flattens the representation of reading itself.

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Foam official collection point
Lego project Ai Weiwei

The artist’s Instagram, @aiww 
Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam will be the official Lego-collection point in the Netherlands for Chinese contemporary artist and activist Ai WeiWei (1957, Beijing).
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Magnum Contact Sheets
11 September - 9 December 2015

Contact Sheet Ernesto 'Che' Guevara. Havana, Cuba, 1963 © Rene Burri / Magnum Photos

Magnum Contact Sheets shows the magic surrounding the all-encompassing ‘decisive moment’ and how iconic images come to exist. This exhibition offers insight into the working methods of the world’s most famed journalistic photographers, by looking at their original contact sheets.

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