Tracing identity and championing untold histories.
Jessica de Abreu's Bookshelf: The Black Archives
The Black Archives is a historical archive and cultural centre, located in Amsterdam’s East and the Black historical neighbourhood Bijlmer, where people can go for inspiring conversations, substantive activities and access books from Black and other perspectives that often remain underexposed elsewhere.
Foam invites Johny Pitts and Gloria Wekker
What does Afropean mean and how can it be defined? Photographer and journalist Johny Pitts is joined by professor and anthropologist Gloria Wekker as they discuss the term and reflect on his images made in Amsterdam.
Double Play: on Unbé t'aweró by Gilleam Trapenberg
"Even though we are on an island, there are no vistas in Unbé t'aweró. We're looking very closely - if only we know how to see it."
Curator Mirjam Kooiman writes about the series Unbé t'aweró by Gilleam Trapenberg.
zooming in with Foam Talents Plantation and Lisandro Suriel
In Photography, Performance and the Mythical, artist-archivist Angela N. Carroll speaks to Foam Talents Plantation (Ayomide Tejuoso) and Lisandro Suriel on how photography can act as a powerful tool in constructing cultural identity.
view the work in Foam Talent 2021 Digital
Discover the series Portraits in Madness by Plantation (Ayomide Tejuoso) and Ghost Island by Lisandro Suriel in the digital exhibition.