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Press release | October 2017
Stefanie Moshammer (1988, Vienna) is the first artist to receive the new Florentine Riem Vis Grant. The artist received the Grant for the colourful series she made traveling in Brasil. Moshammer tells visual stories stemming from her own experiences and observations. Her personal impressions of special locations result in poetic images. Moshammer finds beauty in unexpected places. From 17 November onwards Foam 3h presents Tomorrow of Yesterday, a new series Moshammer shot in Haïti.
Press release | October 2017
In March of this year, an international jury named Romain Mader (1988, Switzerland) as the winner of the eleventh Foam Paul Huf Award. This is an annual competition for young photographers until the age of 35, organised by Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam. In addition to a cash prize of €20,000, the winner is also offered a solo exhibition at Foam. Mader won the Foam Paul Huf Award for his series Ekaterina, depicting the search for a bride in the fictitious city of Ekaterina. The series is part of an exhibition consisting of several projects that jointly form a narrative about a naive young man in search of happiness.
Press release | 19 September 2017
Today the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation and Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam have confirmed the start of a partnership. The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation, known for their renowned Art Collection and the annual Photography Prize, focuses on collecting, exhibiting and promoting contemporary photography. With this new collaboration the Foundation and Foam aim to extend their support of young artists.
Press release | September 2017
Foam presents the first major solo museum exhibition by Anouk Kruithof (1981, Dordrecht) as part of the exhibition series Next Level. The work of Kruithof is a refreshingly original contribution to contemporary photography. Approaching the medium from a great variety of angles, her works are equally versatile, ranging from photo collages to video animations, installations, sculptures, publications, performances and public interventions.
Press release | 3 August 2017
Foam is proud to present the work of twenty new Foam Talents. The annual Talent Call is an international search for exceptionally talented photographers under the age of 35. The submissions form an intriguing barometer of current developments in contemporary photography. The Foam Talent programme is a career building platform that helps launch aspiring image-makers into the international photography industry, giving them global acclaim and recognition.
Press release | August 2017
Foam welcomes photography collective Ruang Mes 56 from Indonesia for a collaborative presentation of Indonesian talent at Foam 3h. For the exhibition Foam X Ruang Mes 56 two young artists, Yudha Kusuma Putera and Andri William were chosen to present their work. Both artists focus on collaboration and on engagement with others.
Press release | 3 July 2017
Nageur sous l’eau, Esztergom, Hongrie, 1917 © Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication - Médiathèque de l’architecture et du patrimoine, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Donation André Kertész (detail)
André Kertész (1894-1985) is renowned for the exceptional contribution he made to the visual language of 20th-century photography. Foam presents André Kertész - Mirroring Life, a retrospective exhibition of his oeuvre. The exhibition explores his creative capacity, using unusual compositions to create a new perspective of reality. It is an homage to the photographer whom Henri Cartier-Bresson viewed as one of his mentors.
Foam is supported by the BankGiro Loterij, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Delta Lloyd, the City of Amsterdam, Olympus and the VandenEnde Foundation.