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Foam presents Foam Talent at Red Hook Labs in Brooklyn, #newyork. A group exhibition bringing together 24 innovative image makers under the age of 35.
It’s the first time that Foam brings its selection of Foam Talents to #newyork. The exhibition will take place during the 37th edition of The Photography Show (presented by AIPAD).
Every year Foam organises the Foam Talent Call to identify young and international talents. From a total of 1494 submissions from 75 different countries across 6 continents, 24 photographers were selected to be featured in the annual Foam Magazine Talent Issue. The exhibition Foam Talent, developed with work from the latest Talent Issue, brings together the work of an international young generation of artists.
With this exhibition Foam presents its views on the current state of photography and creates a platform that introduces emerging talents in the international world of photography.
Photo-objects, installations, beamers, lightboxes and wallpapers: Foam Talent goes beyond your classic photography exhibition. From the conceptual approach to the both mythical and violent favelas of Rio de Janeiro by Stefanie Moshammer, the colourful photographic constructions of Nico Krijno, to the chemical experiments on film by Daisuke Yokota in which the camera becomes irrelevant, the exhibition displays great diversity in artistic approaches. With each portfolio the selected artists prove to have very distinct and unique visions within a variety of genres. In a presentation with more than 100 photographs Foam Talent reflects the diverse and often surprising development of the medium of photography.
Sofia Ayarzagoitia (MX), Juno Calypso (UK), Bubi Canal (ES/US), Paolo Ciregia (IT), Sam Contis (US), Jack Davison (UK), Nicolo Degiorgis (IT), Katinka Goldberg (SE/NO), Andrea Grützner (DE), Samuel Gratacap (FR), Maxime Guyon (FR), Felicity Hammond (UK), Alexandra Hunts (UA/NL), Taejoong Kim (KR), Nico Krijno (ZA), Leo Maguire (UK), Stefanie Moshammer (AT), Andrés Felipe Orjuela (CO), Antonio Ottomanelli (IT), Daan Paans (NL), Louise Parker (US), Andrejs Strokins (LV), Ilona Szwarc (PL/US) and Daisuke Yokota (JP)
With the exhibition, Foam Magazine 45 (Talent) serves as a catalogue, featuring portfolios and biographies on the 24 photographers, plus extensive texts by several leading international experts.
Foam Talent | New York
30 March - 16 April 2017
Foam Talent can be seen from 30 March until 16 April at Red Hook Labs, NY. Gallery Hours: 10.00 - 18.00 hrs (daily).
FOAM TALENT 2017 TOUR SCHEDULE
Foam Talent | #newyork: 30 March - 16 April, Red Hook Labs, #newyork (US) | redhooklabs.com
Foam Talent | London: 18 May - 18 June, Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, London (UK) | beaconsfield.ltd.uk
The annual Foam Magazine Talent Issue and the related Talent Programme are supported by the Niemeijer Fund.
Foam Talent | #newyork is made possible with support from the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in #newyork, Kleurgamma Fine-Art Photolab and Star Frame.
Foam Magazine is an international photography magazine, published by Foam and Vandejong Creative Agency, distributed by Frame Publishers and sponsored by Igepa Netherlands BV.
Foam is supported by BankGiro Loterij, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Delta Lloyd, Gemeente Amsterdam, Olympus and the VandenEnde Foundation.
Rosa Berberifolia simplicity 2012 from the series Rosa 2011 2015 C Leo Maguire
Untitled from the series Empire 2012 2014 C Samuel Gratacap
Vogue Italia November 2014 from the series Pieces of Me 2015 C Louise Parker
Eternal Beauty II Film Still 2014 from the series The Honeymoon C Juno Calypso courtesy of the artist
Eternal Beauty II Film Still 2014 from the series The Honeymoon detail Cover Foam Magazine C Juno Calypso
From the series Color Photographs Untitled 2015 C Daisuke Yokota courtesy GP Gallery
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