Since 2017, Foam has been a partner and co-organiser of recommended, a biennial fellowship for three promising and emerging artists working in the field of photography. The fellowship is organised by Olympus, in cooperation with the Haus der Photographie, Deichtorhallen Hamburg and the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt (FFF). The 2019/2020 selections are Karla Hiraldo Voleau (the Dominican Republic, 1992), Tobias Kruse (Germany, 1979), and Mika Sperling (Russia, 1990).
Yusuke Has Nothing to Tell to Anyone VI, from the series I Have Nothing to Tell You, 2019 © Karla Hiraldo Voleau.
The artists will show new work specifically created for the exhibition. The new pieces were recently on display at the Haus der Photographie, Deichtorhallen Hamburg and the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt (FFF).
recommended is a fellowship initiated by Olympus, Haus der Photographie / Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam and Fotografie Forum Frankfurt.
Foam is supported by the BankGiro Loterij, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, City of Amsterdam, Foam Members, Olympus and the VandenEnde Foundation.
In 2021 Foam receives additional support from Kickstart Cultuurfonds and the Mondriaan Fund.