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Press release | 5 July 2016
Each year, Foam organises an international Talent Call to identify young, emerging photographers under the age of 35. Foam is delighted to announce the names of the 2016 Foam Talents. The 2016 Talent Call for Foam Magazine had a total of 1.494 submissions from 75 different countries across 6 continents. Once again, the jury was delighted by the impressive variety and high quality of all submissions. The work of 24 selected photographers will be featured in the upcoming Foam Magazine Talent Issue. The Talent Issue is a career building platform, helping to launch aspiring image-makers into the international photography industry and giving them global acclaim and recognition.
SELECTED PHOTOGRAPHERS FOR FOAM TALENT 2016
Sofia Ayarzagoitia (Mexico), Juno Calypso (UK), Bubi Canal (Spain), Paolo Ciregia (Italy), Sam Contis (US), Jack Davison (UK), Nicolo Degiorgis (Italy), Katinka Goldberg (Sweden/Norway), Andrea Grützner (Germany), Samuel Gratacap (France), Maxime Guyon (France), Felicity Hammond (UK), Alexandra Hunts (Ukraine/The Netherlands), Taejoong Kim (South Korea), Nico Krijno (South Africa), Leo Maguire (UK), Stefanie Moshammer (Austria), Andrés Felipe Orjuela (Colombia), Antonio Ottomanelli (Italy), Daan Paans (The Netherlands), Louise Parker (US), Andrejs Strokins (Latvia), Ilona Szwarc (PL/US), Daisuke Yokota (Japan).
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The Foam Magazine Talent Issue is to be published at the end of August and will be officially unveiled at Unseen Photo Fair in Amsterdam (23-25 September 2016).
A selection of the work from Foam Talent 2016 can be seen from 24 July in a special open air billboard exhibition at the Mercator-square (Mercatorplein) in Amsterdam (25 July - 29 August). This exhibition is made possible thanks to the City of Amsterdam, District West.
ABOUT FOAM MAGAZINE
Foam Magazine is an international photography magazine, published three times a year by Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam and Creative Agency Vandejong and is distributed by Frame Publishers.
The annual Foam Magazine Talent Issue and the related Talent Program is supported by the Niemeijer Fund.
Foam Magazine is sponsored by Igepa Netherlands BV and Hexspoor Webshop Support.
Foam is supported by BankGiro Loterij, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Delta Lloyd, Gemeente Amsterdam, Olympus and the VandenEnde Foundation.
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