How can our past help guide us into the future?
Making a Lakes and Reservoirs print with Matthew Brandt
In his series Lakes and Reservoirs, artist Matthew Brandt portrays bodies of water across the United States that are subject to drought or pollution. His work, created with water from its subject in reaction with photographic emulsion on his prints, results in colourful yet violent visuals that embody the source.
Article: Nature's Limbo by Kim Knoppers
"How did we all end up here? The growing world population, the mounting food and water crises, catastrophic environmental breakdown, the privatisation of the public sector, the gaping economic gulf between the privileged and the rest, racist and gender division: the infection has made clear how everything in our world is inextricably interconnected."
Podcast: Re-looking at our Natural Environment with Douglas Mandry
Douglas Mandry's work is characterized by his experimental use of historic photographic techniques and self-invented processes, through which he reconfigures depictions of our natural environment. Listen to the podcast together with Foam curator Mirjam Kooiman.
discover the series Monuments by Douglas Mandry
Discover the series Monuments in the Foam Talent 2020 Digital, an online exhibition showcasing the next generation of visual artists.
Foam is supported by the VriendenLoterij, Foam Members, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, the VandenEnde Foundation and Gemeente Amsterdam.
In 2022 Foam receives additional support from the Mondriaan Fund.