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Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam and Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation announce partnership

Press release | 19 September 2017


Installation shot Weronika Gęsicka, Foam Talent 2017 © Safron Pape

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.

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Next Level: Anouk Kruithof - ¡Aguas!
17 November 2017 - 28 January 2018

Press release | September 2017


Petrified Sensibilities © Anouk Kruithof

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.

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Foam Talent
20 international young artists
1 September – 12 November 2017

Press release | 3 August 2017


From the series Traces © Weronika Gęsicka

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.

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Foam 3h: Foam X Ruang Mes 56
Yudha Kusuma Putera and Andri William
15 September – 12 November 2017

Press release | August 2017


#8, from the series Kumpulan Cerita Anak (Collection of Children’s Stories), 2015 © Yudha Kusuma Putera

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.

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André Kertész – Mirroring Life
15 September 2017 – 10 January 2018

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.

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Foam is supported by the BankGiro Loterij, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Delta Lloyd, the City of Amsterdam, Olympus and the VandenEnde Foundation.

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