Foam Talent 2021

Celebrating artists shaping the future of photography.

The fifteenth edition of Foam Talent presents a selection of 20 outstanding artists. As a result of 2020, many portfolios shed light on the year, exploring the human condition as a central theme.

Foam Talent 2021 Digital

Discover the works of this year's Foam Talent in our digital exhibition.

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Foam Talks x Paris Photo: Talent Edition

Together, Foam and Paris Photo present a new season of the podcast series Foam Talks: Talent Edition. This series presents eight talented image-makers from both the fair's Curiosa Sector and Foam Talent 2021. Each of the episodes welcomes two photographers, one of each organisations' talent programme. Brought together by a common theme and approach, the photographers speak about their projects and motivations, as well as the challenges they encounter.

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Still from Zooming In: Photography, Performance and the Mythical
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Together our 2021 Foam Talents cover a wide spectrum of themes and put many questions into topic. Take a closer look at how distinct projects come together as we pair artists for a series of Zoom calls.

shop the issue: Foam Magazine #58 Talent

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Talent Talks

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Get to know the 2021 artists as our curators sit down to talk in-depth about their work.

read the article Bittersweet Fruit: Turunç

Maitreyi Maheshwari writes about the work of Solène Gün, a Foam Talent 2021, and featured in Foam Magazine #58: Talent.

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shop Foam Editions

Discover limited edition prints and photobooks from a selection of Foam Talent 2021 artists.

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Foam Talent is supported by the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation and the VandenEnde Foundation.

 Foam is supported by the VriendenLoterij, Foam Members, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, the VandenEnde Foundation and the City of Amsterdam.

In 2021 Foam receives additional support from the Mondriaan Fund and Kickstart Cultuurfonds.