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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Harley Weir - Boundaries
2 December 2016 – 19 February 2017


Untitled, 2015 © Harley Weir

Close to the skin of her objects, Harley Weir’s intimate approach is what marks her work in any context, be it a border zone in a politically charged area, or in a room with a model.

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Sofia Borges - Black Chalk and White Charcoal or the Myth of the Absent Matter
2 December 2016 – 22 January 2017


The Original Myth, 2016 © Sofia Borges

Foam presents the mysterious work of Brazilian artist Sofia Borges (Ribeirão Preto, 1984) in a new exhibition, Black Chalk and White Charcoal or the Myth of the Absent Matter. Borges photographs objects and their mirror images, early cave paintings of the first humans, details of dioramas and oil paintings in museums as well as duplicating existing images by re-photographing them.

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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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OUT NOW
Foam Magazine #46: Who We Are

© Namsa Leuba

Foam Magazine #46: Who We Are, is now available. From the expressive self-portraits of Izumi Miyazaki to the pioneering work of Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, the selection represents an attempt to tackle the broad spectrum of identity and its various subchapters. 

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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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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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