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Images in the video from the series Making of a Floor, 2020 © Marta Capilla Urbano.
GALLERY MANAGER LOTTE KLÖSTERS ABOUT FIRST EDITIONS
Learn more about the new set of First Editions by photographer Marta Capilla Urbano. Gallery Manager Lotte Klösters dives deeper into the series and explains the creation process and philosophy behind this new set of prints.
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Available until 30 November.
SLOWING DOWN - A CONVERSATION WITH ALEC SOTH
Foam invited the celebrated American photographer Alec Soth to introduce the Foam exhibition I Know How Furiously Your Heart Is Beating. Together with curator Hinde Haest, Soth gave an insight into his recent personal and professional transition, his sources of inspiration and working process.
CURATOR VIDEO TOUR WITH ALEC SOTH
Do you want to learn more about the work of photographer Alec Soth? Join curator Hinde Haest in our online video tour as she takes you through the current exhibition I Know How Furiously Your Heart Is Beating. In the tour, she zooms in on the featured works and gives insight into Soth's new way of working and the inspirations behind this intimate and introspective photography series.
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LOOKING BACK SERIES
30 years later, we look back with models Emme and Sugi on their photoshoot with photographer Remsen Wolff. Wolff photographed both models in the 1990s at the American Hotel in Amsterdam as part of the series Special Girls - A Celebration. Discover more about Wolff's ideas about this photo series and way of working by watching the video.
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On 7 October 2020, Foam invited historian Alex Bakker and Assistant Professor Eliza Steinbock for a double lecture on gender identity around the work of photographer Remsen Wolff (1940 – 1998). The event was concluded with a conversation moderated by Bappie Kortram, co-host Kutmannen.
Listen to parts of the conversation to learn more about what it meant to be transgender in the days of Remsen Wolff, and in what way matters of identification and representation in Wolff's work may persist in the present day.
PHOTOGRAPHY IN LIMBO: NURTURING TALENT IN TIMES OF CRISIS
In collaboration with the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation and C/O Berlin, Foam organised an evening full of artist talks and Q&As around the opening of the exhibition Foam Talent | Berlin on 21 October 2020.
Foam Talents Adjie Dieye, Camillo Pasquarelli, Aàdesokan, Benoît Jeannet and Alba Zari provide insight into their approach and reflect on how the current pandemic has impacted their practice. The event concludes with a roundtable discussion about talent development in the context of the 'new normal'. Annemarie Beckmann (director Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation), Felix Hoffmann (chief curator C/O Berlin) and Marcel Feil (director Foam) reflect on the institution's impact on talent under these new circumstances.
FOAM INVITES JOHNY PITTS AND GLORIA WEKKER
Photographer and journalist Johny Pitts discusses the current exhibition Afropean: Travels in Black Europe together with professor and anthropologist Gloria Wekker. In the video, they discuss the term 'Afropean' and take a closer look at the images Johny took in Amsterdam.
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Opening 18 September, 2020 © Foam. Photo: Almicheal Fraay.
JOHNY PITTS X FORUM ON EUROPEAN CULTURE X DE BALIE
On Friday 18 September, Forum on European Culture and De Balie presented an interview with Johny Pitts about his project 'Afropean' in Foam.
LAUNCH FOAM MAGAZINE #57: IN LIMBO
On Thursday 1 October, editor-in-chief Elisa Medde and art director Hamid Sallali went into conversation about the making of Foam Magazine #57: In Limbo. During the live stream, they discussed the theme of the issue and how it is translated into an innovative, new edition of Foam Magazine.
IN CONVERSATION WITH
Writer, speaker and consultant Awura Abena Simpe goes into conversation with Foam museum teacher Iris Evertse about the work of street photographer Vivian Maier. Awura Abena Simpe is the founder of Creative Women Collective which aims to connect creative women through stories, podcasts and events. Next to this, she consults brands on how to be inclusive from the inside out through Creative Women Agency.
Over the years, Foam has built a collection that focuses on the works of talented artists. Join in as we give you the opportunity to ask questions about some of the featured works on Instagram.
Watch the video in which curator Mirjam Kooiman answers some of your questions about the work Untitled by Harley Weir.
Watch the video in which curator Hinde Haest answers some of your questions about the series The Mounted Life by Daniëlle van Ark.
Foam is supported by the BankGiro Loterij, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, City of Amsterdam, Foam Members, Olympus and the VandenEnde Foundation.