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Foam Magazine Talents 2013

2 August - 29 September 2013

This summer Foam focuses on photography talent even more than usual with Foam Magazine Talents 2013, a travelling billboard exhibition displaying the works of sixteen international photographers selected from submissions made in response to the magazine's annual Talent Call. The results will be published in Foam Magazine. The competition is open to photographers under the age of 35 and of any nationality. Over 1500 photographers submitted their portfolios. The billboard exhibition, Foam Magazine Talents 2013, will tour Amsterdam, beginning on 2 August at the Mercatorplein, then on pontoons on the water of Keizersgracht and finishing at Unseen, the international photography fair at the Westergasfabriek.

Floating exhibition on the Keizersgracht
From 3 till 22 September the work of all sixteen finalists of the Foam Magazine Talents 2013 will be on show afloat on Keizersgracht as a celebration of the four centuries of the city's major canals as well as the 150 years of continued use of Museum Fodor as an exhibition space. The three-week outdoor exhibition on the canal will be an extension of the museum. Everybody in Amsterdam is welcome, whether by foot, bike or boat.

Exhibition at Unseen Photo Fair
The complete exhibition will travel to Unseen, as part the four-day photography fair from 26 until 29 September at the Westergasfabriek. During Unseen the Fall issue of Foam Magazine will be officially launched.

The selected photographers, from ten countries, are: Jinkyun Ahn (KR), Jonathas De Andrade (BR), Thibault Brunet (FR), Joshua Citarella (USA), Salvi Danes (ES), Daniel Gordon (USA), Eeva Hannula (FI), Sohei Nishino (JP), Peter Puklus (HU), Augustin Rebetez (CH), Thomas Rousset (CH), Charlie Rubin (USA), Ross Sawyers (USA), David Benjamin Sherry (USA), Linda Voorwinde (NL) en Daisuke Yokota (JP).

Foam is supported by BankGiroLoterij, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Delta Lloyd and the VandenEnde Foundation. Foam Magazine Talents 2013 is made possible by Amsterdam 2013, Bordbusters, Van Schie and Amsterdam West Quarter.