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Foam 3h: Giath Taha
Becoming a Ghost
15 July - 30 October 2022

Press Release | June 2022


Becoming a ghost. Meeting moment © Giath Taha.

Foam presents Becoming a Ghost, the first museum solo show by Syrian born artist Giath Taha (1982). Becoming a Ghost is a video installation that captures the artist's emotional reunion with his brother in the online video game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), while they haven't been able to see each other in real life for ten years.

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Surinamese Wedding Portraits
24 June - 7 September 2022

Press Release | June 2022


Gaitri-Sweeb © Aldith Hunkar.

The exhibition Surinamese Wedding Portraits is a collection of memorable portraits that together cover almost a century of Surinamese history. With over one hundred wedding pictures and stories, this exhibition portrays the wedded lives of Surinamese people between 1846 and 1954. The portraits tell the story of the countless personal bonds that often transcend national boundaries, ethnicity or religion.

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Open for Business - Magnum Photographers on Commission
27 May - 7 September 2022

Press Release | May 2022


Gucci makeup fashion shoot, Brooklyn, New York City, USA, 2019 © Bruce Gilden / Magnum Photos.

This spring Foam presents the exhibition Open for Business – Magnum Photographers on Commission. For over 75 years, the photographers of Magnum Photos have not only created photographic icons on both major events and hidden stories, but have simultaneously worked on commission. The exhibition shows a side of Magnum that the general public is hardly aware of, and with which its photographers rarely promote themselves.

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Mous Lamrabat - Blessings from Mousganistan
27 May - 16 October 2022

Press Release | May 2022


Mashallah with extra cheese, 2021 © Mous Lamrabat / Loft Art Gallery.

Foam proudly presents Blessings from Mousganistan, an exhibition by self-taught photographer Mous Lamrabat. Beauty and a sense of hope are central to Lamrabat’s work. His photographs are playful and surrealistic, every so often subtly provocative, but always vibrant and fun.

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Foam 3h: Ana Núñez Rodríguez 
Cooking Potato Stories
8 April - 10 July 2022

Press Release | March 2022


The real discovery, 2020 © Ana Núñez Rodríguez.

Foam proudly presents the exhibition of Ana Núñez Rodríguez. By collecting stories small and large, personal and historical, factual and fictional, Núñez Rodríguez investigates how “[t]he potato packs a universe of symbolic information on identity, domination and social differentiation.”

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Lebohang Kganye (SA) wins Foam Paul Huf Award 2022

Press Release | March 2022

Re shapa setepe sa lenyalo II, 2013, Her Story series © Lebohang Kganye.

Lebohang Kganye, from Johannesburg, South Africa, is the sixteenth winner of the internationally renowned Foam Paul Huf Award. Earlier this week, a jury of five industry specialists chose this year’s winner, out of around 100 nominees selected by 23 nominators from 21 countries. The Foam Paul Huf Award is presented annually to an upcoming photography talent to encourage photographers in their artistic development.

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Foam is supported by the VriendenLoterij, Foam Members, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, the VandenEnde Foundation and the Gemeente Amsterdam.

In 2022 Foam receives additional support from the Mondriaan Fund and receives a contribution through the Mondriaan Fund from the Ministerie van OCW.

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