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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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