Foam x Paris Photo
Foam Talks: On the Politics of Images
Episode 1 with Taous R. Dahmani
Taous R. Dahmani is a historian of photography, researcher and writer based between London and Marseille, France. She is currently writing a PhD on the relationship between political actions and photographic gestures. She is also a content editor at The Eyes, a trustee of the Photo Oxford Festival and on the editorial board of MAI Visual Culture and Feminism. Taous is the curator of the 2022 Louis Roederer Discovery Award at Rencontres d’Arles.
Episode 2 with Federica Chiocchetti
Federica Chiocchetti is a writer, curator, editor, and recently appointed director of the Musée du Locle in Switzerland. Through her platform Photocaptionist she collaborates with international museums (Jeu de Paume, V&A, Kunsthalle Budapest), private collections (David Solo, Archive of Modern Conflict) festivals and fairs (Jaipur Photo, T3 Tokyo Photo Festival, Paris Photo), publishers (Spector Books, Aperture, Foam), bookstores (La Fabrica, Shakespeare and Company) and universities (University of Oxford, ECAL), among others. She holds a PhD in ‘Photo-Texts’, from London’s University of Westminster, which she is transforming into a touring exhibition, book and educational project, the Word and Image Workshop. She has won a number of residencies (Fondation Michalski, Cité internationale des arts), awards (Kraszna-Krausz Best Photography Book, Vienna Photo Book Dummy) and in 2016 she was included among the ‘16 female curators shaking things up’ by Artnet. Her research on women in photography was presented in multiple forms by L’Uomo Vogue, Fotomuseum Winterthur, 10x10 Photobooks, London Art Fair and The Photographers’ Gallery.
Episode 3 with Tanja Ostojic
Tanja Ostojic is a Berlin-based performance and interdisciplinary artist, researcher and educator, internationally renowned as a pioneer of institutional critique from the gender perspective and for her work in the field of socially and politically engaged art and art in the public space. Since 1994, she presented her work in a large number of solo and group exhibitions and festivals globally, such as Venice Biennale, Brooklyn Museum in New York, Busan Biennale in South Korea, amongst others. Tanja received numerous prizes, grants and fellowships, while her artworks are included in relevant museum collective, have a high level of theoretical reference and have been analyzed and included in numerous books, journals and anthologies.
Concept: Elisa Medde and Amelie Schüle
Production: Nordin Janssen
Mastering & Mixing: Yper Audio
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