Below an overview of Foam's most recent press releases. Images are available exclusively for press and are only accessible with permission of Foam.

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Hiroshi Sugimoto - Black Box
16 December 2016 – 8 March 2017

Bay of Sagami, Atami, 1997 © Hiroshi Sugimoto

In the exhibition Hiroshi Sugimoto - Black Box, Foam presents an overview of the work of Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto (b. 1948, Tokyo). The exhibition is divided into five sections devoted to the artist’s major series: Theaters (1976-ongoing); Lightning Fields (2006-ongoing); Dioramas (1976-2012); Portraits (1994-1999); and Seascapes (1980-ongoing). 

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Foam presents symposium about intergenerational projects

Twee Keer Kijken, 2015 © Foam

During a symposium on Thursday 3 November, Foam will share its experiences of working in neighbourhoods with the young and old. Foam is presenting the intergenerational photography project Look Twice, which the museum did in four different districts of Amsterdam.

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OUT NOW: Foam Magazine #45 The Talent Issue

Eternal Beauty II (Film Still), 2014, from the series The Honeymoon © Juno Calypso, courtesy of the artist

Foam Magazine #45, the Talent Issue, is now available. With its 288 pages featuring exquisite work of 24 international talents, combined with reading material about their methods and way of working, this issue will become a source of inspiration for many.

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Ai Weiwei - #SafePassage
16 September - 7 December 2016

#SafePassage, Facebook. Ai Weiwei Camps 

Foam presents a solo exhibition by the Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei (1957, China). As a political refugee who lived under constant government surveillance, the artist feels related to the growing influx of refugees attempting to enter Europe. 

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Foam 3h: Olya Oleinic - Made of China
16 September – 27 November 2016

China, Skyscrapers, 2016 © Olya Oleinic

Foam 3h presents work by Olya Oleinic (Moldova, 1991). In July 2016 she embarked on a journey through China and its surrounding areas: from Beijing, Shanghai and Taipei to Hong Kong. Fascinated by consumer culture and the aesthetics of advertising, she went to research the country that produces most of the products we use in our daily lives. 

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Next Level: Melanie Bonajo - Night Soil
16 September - 7 December 2016

Still from Night Soil / Fake Paradise, 2015 © Melanie Bonajo / Courtesy AKINCI, Amsterdam

As part of the exhibition series Next Level, Foam presents the first major solo museum exhibition by Melanie Bonajo. It includes the first chance to see the video trilogy Night Soil in its entirety, on which she has been working since 2014.

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Dynasty Marubi - A hundred years of Albanian studio photography
16 September – 27 November 2016

Untitled, 1922, Kel Marubi © Marubi National Museum of Photography, Shkodër

In the exhibition Dynasty Marubi – A hundred years of Albanian studio photography, Foam is showing a selection of photos from the archive of the Albanian photo studio Marubi (1856-1959). Three generations of photographers made studio portraits of a wide variety of people, ranging from the urban bourgeoisie, shepherds, the Ottoman emperor and King Zog, to criminals and famous actors and painters.

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