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Press release | 20 April 2017
The camera can be a powerful weapon against repression, racism, violence and inequality. The American photographer Gordon Parks (1912-2006) referred to the camera as his “weapon of choice” and used photography to expose the deep divisions in American society. Parks was an important champion of equal rights for Afro-Americans and in his work addressed themes such as poverty, marginalisation and injustice.
Press Release | 6 April 2017
Out Of Camp is Adam Jeppesen’s first solo exhibition in the Netherlands. The series presented, Jeppesen’s five recent series, are the result of a solitary 487-day journey from the North Pole to Antarctica. The images of remote, rugged landscapes are suffused with a sense of tranquillity, reflection and contemplation.
Press release | 4 April 2017
Foam Magazine #47: Propaganda, is now available. Propaganda, the manipulation of political opinion by means of carefully selected information or disinformation, is common to all eras. But rarely was the playing field so ambiguous and the players so hard to identify. Now more than ever, therefore, we regard it as of the greatest importance to devote an issue of Foam Magazine to ‘Propaganda.’
Press Release | 31 March 2017
From 21 April until 18 June Foam presents Collectivism. Collectives and their quest for value, an exhibition about how artist collectives come together to attach value and meaning to images. The exhibition presents seven collectives that concern themselves with the value of images in the media and the organisation of dissenting voices to challenge the mainstream media.
Press Release | 20 December 2016
William Eggleston, Memphis, ca. 1965 - 1968, from the series Los Alamos, 1965–1974 © Eggleston Artistic Trust 2004 / Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London
In the exhibition William Eggleston – Los Alamos, Foam displays 75 photographs that were taken on various road trips through the southern states of America between 1966 and 1974. The exhibition includes a number of iconic images, including Eggleston’s first colour photograph.
Press release | 19 December 2016
Installation view from Aichi Triennale, 2016 © Daisuke Yokota / Courtesy of artist and G/P Gallery
In the exhibition Matter, Foam presents new three-dimensional work by Daisuke Yokota (Saitama, b. 1983). Three installations revolve around the tactile aspects of photography, in which the outcome of the artwork is not determined by the camera, but by experiments with the material forms of the medium.
Press release | 2 March 2017
Azucena, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, México, from the series Guardians of memory, 2014 © Diego Moreno
Foam welcomes Hydra, a young photography platform based in Mexico City, for a collaborative presentation of young talent from Mexico in Foam 3h. Foam X Hydra present the work of two young talents in Mexican photography: Nelson Morales (1982) and Diego Moreno (1992).