There are many benefits of becoming a Foam Talent. As a valued sponsor of the Foam Talent Programme, each year the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation acquires new works by the selected Foam Talent(s) to add to their international collection of contemporary photography. On 1 June 2021, Foam Talent Philip Montgomery will go into conversation with Anne-Marie Beckmann about the acquisition of works from Philip's series Flash Points.
Image from the series Flash Points © Philip Montgomery, courtesy of the artist.
ABOUT THE SERIES
The series Flash Points is a portrait of American volatility—a view of a nation in flux, torn between its future and its past. The subjects of Montgomery’s images are everyday Americans caught between moments of grief, crisis, anger, euphoria, fear, and relief. While working in the tradition of documentary photography, Montgomery’s approach is markedly more cinematic, capturing in sharp relief a nation frozen like a film still—a tragedy unfolding without end.
DEUTSCHE BÖRSE PHOTOGRAPHY FOUNDATION
Each year, the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation acquires works by the selected Foam Talent(s) to add to their international collection of contemporary photography. Being included in a prestigious collection like the Art Collection Deutsche Börse means getting a chance to further develop a career. It ensures that a wide audience of both professionals and the public at large will get to know the work of young artists.
Established in 1999, the Art Collection Deutsche Börse is considered one of the most important collections of contemporary photography and currently comprises over 2,000 works by about 130 international artists.
The Foam Talent Programme and the annual Talent issue of Foam Magazine are supported by the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation and the VandenEnde Foundation.
Foam Magazine is sponsored by Igepa Netherlands BV, supplier of excellent paper.
Foam is supported by the BankGiro Loterij, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Foam Members, Gemeente Amsterdamand the VandenEnde Foundation.
In 2021 Foam receives additional support from Kickstart Cultuurfonds and the Mondriaan Fund.