Daniel Shea was awarded the twelfth Foam Paul Huf Award for his work in which he presents a seductive and disconcerting world of concrete, steel and glass, which traverses the boundaries of fact and fiction. His latest body of work, 43-35 10th Street, reflects on late capitalism and its effects on a changing city landscape.
More information on the exhibition and side programme will follow.
Lic 7, from the series 43 – 35 10th street, 2017 © Daniel Shea
ABOUT THE FOAM PAUL HUF AWARD
The Foam Paul Huf Award, which is awarded annually to talented international photographers under the age of 35, includes a cash prize of €20,000 and an exhibition at Foam Photography Museum Amsterdam. The jury has chosen Daniel Shea as the winner out of 100 nominees from 25 countries. Previous winners include Taryn Simon (2007), Alex Prager (2012), Daniel Gordon (2014) and Romain Mader (2017).
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ABOUT DANIEL SHEA
Daniel Shea (b. 1985, USA) gained an MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago after following a BFA at Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD (2007). Approaching his subjects with intelligence, Daniel likes to immerse himself in their world, bringing out the specifics of a location and its humanity. Daniel is intrigued and energized by the density and chaos of the city. In his personal projects, he has addressed urbanization and industry, and particularly the effects of their decline on landscape and community. Shea lives and works in New York.
Foam is supported by the BankGiro Loterij, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Delta Lloyd, Gemeente Amsterdam, Olympus and the VandenEnde Foundation.