Foam Magazine #56
Elsewhere - The Other Issue

Foam is proud to present the brand new issue of Foam Magazine . This issue, #56 Elsewhere -The Other Issue, explores the many declinations of the word in connection to photography and visual culture. We investigate its creation and ramifications in relation to people and nature - along a spectrum that touches upon transhumanism and the ‘other-than-human’, in connection to the Anthropocene and ecology. The presented portfolios in Foam Magazine #56: Elsewhere - The Other Issue re-appropriate and redress entrenched power balances, propose forms of resistance, resilience and rejection, focus on under-represented communities, investigate the tourist’s gaze, expose the cabinet of curiosities and question stories and narratives that art history has provided us with.

In addition to the portfolios, the magazine presents a wide-ranging interview with Graciela Iturbide, the grande dame of Mexican photography, for whom the richness of the native cultures of Mexico and the need for the recognition of women’s rights are important sources of inspiration. The portraits of Graciela are a direct result of teamwork by Mexican-British artist Alinka Echeverría, whose work appeared in our 2017 Talent issue, and Graciela Iturbide herself. Moreover, the feature What's New introduces a column by artist Laia Abril on her multi- year research On Misogyny. Laia Abril has recently been named recipient of the 2020 Foam Paul Huf Award.

Contributing Photographers & Artists
Laia Abril, Lisetta Carmi, Arko Datto, Mark Dorf, Alinka Echeverría, John Edmonds, Daniel Everett & Marten Lange, Matthieu Gafsou, Jim Goldberg, Katinka Goldberg, Joji Hashiguchi, Kiluanji Kia Henda, Rob Hornstra, Graciela Iturbide, Chloe Dewe Mathews, Gloria Oyarzabal, Bart Eysink Smeets, Batia Suter, Patrick Waterhouse and Henk Wildschut.

Contributing Writers
Amal Alhaag, Peggy Sue Amison, Mariama Attah, Sadé Ayorinde, Clare Barlow, Laurence Butet-Roch, Antawan I. Byrd, Meagan Byrne, Jörg Colberg, Alinka Echeverría, Marcel Feil, Marc Feustal, Max Houghton, Kim Knoppers, Elisa Medde, Tanvi Mishra, Paola Paleari, Lorenzo De Rita, Liz Sales, Sunil Shah, William J. Simmons, Diane Smyth and Gary Zhexi Zhang.

Foam Magazine #56 <br> Elsewhere - The Other Issue
Foam Magazine #56 <br> Elsewhere - The Other Issue
Foam Magazine #56 <br> Elsewhere - The Other Issue
Foam Magazine #56 <br> Elsewhere - The Other Issue
Foam Magazine #56 <br> Elsewhere - The Other Issue

Get your copy
Foam Magazine #56 Elsewhere – The Other Issue is now available via subscription (starting at €64) or as a single issue (€25) at foam.org/foam-magazine. Soon also available at various specialized bookshops worldwide and the Foam bookshop.

Foam Magazine is supported by the Niemeijer Fund and sponsored by Igepa Netherlands BV, supplier of excellent paper.


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


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