Each year, Foam Magazine holds a Talent Call: a search for exceptionally talented photographers between the ages of 18 and 35 from all across the world. This year's 24 chosen Talents are featured in a range of different programmes during the Unseen Photo Fair and Festival.
WHAT'S NEXT? UNSEEN LIVING ROOM
Saturday, 12.45 - 13.45 hrs.
As part of this year’s programme, the Unseen Living Room will play host to a panel discussion offering an in-depth look at the work of a selection of the 2016 Foam Talents. It is an opportunity to venture beyond the surface, delving deep into the complex projects that culminated in the images.
As members of the editorial team, both Elisa and Marcel will also elaborate on the peculiarities that characterised this year’s submissions as well as the selected works.
With: a selection of 2016 Foam Talents. Moderated by Elisa Medde (managing editor, Foam Magazine, IT) and Marcel Feil (deputy director, Artistic Affairs, Foam, NL).
MAGAZINE LAUNCH AND SIGNING SESSION
Friday and Saturday
The Foam Magazine Talent Issue will be launched in the presence of a number of Foam Talents the Unseen Photo Fair on Saturday, 16.00 hrs. Some of the Talents will also be present at the Foam Magazine stand at the book market during the entirety of Friday, to sign the Talent Issue and to answer any and all questions.
FOAM TALENT EXHIBITION
Thursday 22 September - Sunday 25 September
A selection out of every portfolio from this year's Talents is on view in an impressive outdoor exhibition. This travelling exhibition started at Mercatorplein earlier this year and will be on view on the fairground for the entirety of the Unseen Photo Fair.
The annual Foam Magazine Talent Issue and the related Talent Program is supported by the Niemeijer Fund.
Foam is supported by BankGiro Loterij, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Delta Lloyd, Gemeente Amsterdam, Olympus and the VandenEnde Foundation.