Foam Paul Huf Award 2016
The winner of the Foam Paul Huf Award 2016 is revealed on 16 March 2016. The prize is awarded annually by Foam to an international photographic talent under the age of 35 and consists of €20,000 and an exhibition at Foam.

The international jury meets in Amsterdam on 15 and 16 March to choose a winner from portfolios submitted by one hundred photographers nominated from around the world. 

The Paul Huf Award 2016 winner was revealed to be Daisuke Yokota. 

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The jury for the Foam Paul Huf Award 2016 consists of:

  • Chairman Simon Baker [senior curator, International Art (Photography) at Tate London, United Kingdom]
  • Joshua Chuang (independent curator and editor, United States)
  • Lucy Conticello (Director of Photography at M, Le Monde, Paris, France)
  • Felix Hoffmann (chief curator at C/O Berlin, Berlin, Germany)
  • Thyago Nogueira (head of contemporary photography department, Moreira Salles Institute and editor ZUM photography Magazine, Brasil)

Winners from previous years are:
2015 – Momo Okabe (1981, Japan);
2014 - Daniel Gordon (1980, United States);
2013 - Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs (1979, Switzerland);
2012 - Alex Prager (1979, United States);
2011 - Raphaël Dallaporta (1980, France);
2010 - Alexander Gronsky (1980, Estonia);
2009 - Léonie Hampton (1978, United Kingdom);
2008 - Pieter Hugo (1976, South Africa);
2007 - Mikhael Subotzky (1981, South Africa) and Taryn Simon (1975, United States).

To produce an internationally representative selection Foam approached around twenty nominators in various parts of the world. These nominators, specialists and experts in the field of photography, were each asked to select a number of talented photographers under the age of 35 in their own region. 
The award can be presented for any type of photography: from documentary or applied photography, to journalistic or independent work. The winner’s work must exhibit a clear visual language and distinguish itself in both form and content.

The Foam Paul Huf Award came about as a result of the special relationship Foam had with Dutch photographer Paul Huf (1924-2002). Paul Huf was known for his innovative photographic technique and was personally involved in the establishment of Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam in 2001.

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

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Foam Paul Huf Award 2016