recommended Olympus Fellowship
From 2017 - 2020, Foam was involved in the organisation of recommended, a biennial fellowship for three promising emerging photographers working in the artistic field.
grant sum of € 10,000
exhibition at Foam and two other renowned exhibition venues
Olympus camera equipment
personal coaching from one of the three curators
about the fellowship
The recommended fellowship is organised with Olympus, in cooperation with the Haus der Photographie / Deichtorhallen Hamburg and the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt (FFF). The recommended fellowship expands on Foam's commitment to Talent by adding personal coaching and cooperation at a European level with two other renowned exhibition venues.
most recent activities
The recipients of the Fellowship 2019/2020 are: Karla Hiraldo Voleau (Dominican Republic),Tobias Kruse (Germany), and Mika Sperling (Russia). The artists were selected by the curators of the photography institutions involved in the fellowship; Kim Knoppers (Foam), Celina Lunsford (FFF) and Ingo Taubhorn (Haus der Photographie). The artists will be working on a new body of work especially created for an exhibition which will be displayed at the three locations of the organising parties in 2020.
The fellowship recipients for the first year were (b. 1982, Austria), Nadja Bournonville (b. 1983, Vimmerby, Sweden) and Lilly Lulay (b. 1985, Frankfurt am Main, Germany). The fellows were unanimously selected by the exhibition venues’ curators: Hinde Haest, curator at Foam; Celina Lunsford, artistic director of the FFF; and Ingo Taubhorn, curator at the Haus der Photographie.
more in Talent
The Foam Paul Huf Award is an internationally acclaimed photography prize. It aims to support generational talent that have created an independent body of work that demonstrates a personal visual language and style.
A fixed exhibition space in the museum that is exclusively oriented towards the innovative work of young talent from the Netherlands and abroad.
We stand for Talent. We scout, follow and present talented artists in order to stimulate and showcase exceptional quality.
recommended is a fellowship initiated by Olympus, Haus der Photographie / Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam and Fotografie Forum Frankfurt.
Foam is supported by de VriendenLoterij, Foam Members, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, the VandenEnde Foundation and the City of Amsterdam.