Every year Foam Magazine organises the Talent Call to identify young and international talents under the age of 35. Foam Magazine is proud to present the names of the Foam Talents 2015. The Foam Magazine Talent Call 2015 had a total of 1208 submissions from 67 different countries. The jury is again deeply impressed by the high quality and variety of all submissions. The work of 21 selected photographers will be featured in the upcoming Foam Magazine Talent Issue. The Foam Magazine Talent Issue is a career building platform, helping to launch aspiring talents into the international photography industry and giving them international acclaim and recognition.
The selected photographers for Foam Magazine Talent 2015 are:
Aaron Blum (US), Alessandro Calabrese (Italy), Tom Callemin (Belgium), Sara Cwynar (Canada), David Favrod (Switzerland), Dominic Hawgood (UK), Peng Guo (China), Heikki Kaski (Finland), Matthew Leifheit (US), & Cynthia Talmadge (US), Mariam Medvedeva (Russia), Abel Minnée (The Netherlands), Marton Perlaki (Hungary), Constantin Schlachter (France), Sjoerd Knibbeler (The Netherlands), Justin James Reed (US), Johan Rosenmunthe (Denmark), Jean-Vincent Simonet (France), Danila Tkachenko (Russia), Naohiro Utagawa (Japan), Christian Vium (Denmark) and Manon Wertenbroek (Switzerland).
The Foam Magazine Talent Issue will be published at the end of August and will be officially presented at Unseen Photo Fair in Amsterdam (18-20 September 2015).
l’Atelier Néerlandais, Paris
On 10 November 2015 the exhibition Foam Talent 2015 opens at l’Atelier Néerlandais in Paris. Foam Talent 2015 brings together 21 innovative image makers under the age of 35. With their portfolios they all tell their different and personal stories. Within 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. The exhibition takes place from 11 November until 20 December 2015.
Foam Talent 2015 tour schedule
2-27 July Mercatorplein Amsterdam (billboard exhibition)
18-20 September Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam (billboard exhibition)
11 November – 20 December Atelier Néerlandais, Paris (exhibition)
13 November Atelier Néerlandais, Paris (symposium)
4 December Atelier Néerlandais, Paris (symposium)
5-25 February 2016 De Markten, Brussels (exhibition)
The annual Foam Magazine Talent Issue and the related Talent Program is supported by the Niemeijer Fund.