New Exhibitions at Foam

Foam salutes the arrival of spring with an unmissable series of exhibitions, opening on Thursday, March 19th in presence of the photographers: Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, Geert Goiris, Regine Petersen.   To Photograph the Details of a Dark Horse in Low Light is a phrase Kodak used to define the extraordinary quality of a…

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Natan Dvir, from the series 'Coming Soon'

Coming Soon

Anastasia Photo Gallery in New York is hosting Natan Dvir’s next exhibition Coming Soon, featuring a series of unreleased works from the Israeli photographer’s long-run depiction of the bizarre relationship between humans and advertising in the city of New York. Enormous billboards, while located in the background of each image, stand above flattened streets and…

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de-FORMATIONS

The group exhibition de-FORMATIONS includes and takes inspiration from the series The Distortions by André Kertész, the most striking and unsettling work of the visionary author, which was produced during the 30s as an assignment for the illustrated magazine Le Sourire. On that occasion, Kertész portrayed two models making use of carnival mirrors, transforming their…

Maurizio Anzeri, "Family Album", 2008 (detail)

The Needle’s Eye

The exhibition traces a singular history of embroidery, spanning from its more conventional uses to its increasing application as a free means of expression within the art field. Focusing on both Norwegian and international contemporary applications, the show fosters a dialogue between traditional employments of this technique – touching on themes such as history, memory and…

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Jason Fulford and Tamara Shopsin, “This Equals That!”

What do a sailing boat and a square ruler have in common? And what about a bookstall and a brick wall? These are only few of the question marks raised by Jason Fulford and Tamara Shopsin in their publication This Equals That!.   Entirely dedicated to all children from five to one hundred years old,…

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Max De Esteban, “Heads Will Roll”

Max De Esteban’s volume Heads Will Roll is the fourth episode of the author’s series of Propositions, a long-term investigation arising from today’s growing embracement of technologies within the artistic approaches and methods. The images gathered in this book hail from a variety of sources, among which the digital world and the news, today definable…

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Call for Entries: WYNG Masters Award

WYNG Masters Award is an annual contest that aims to bring the public’s attention on social issues relating to the city of Hong Kong. It is currently open for entries to both Hong Kong-based and international photographers on the theme of WASTE. The winner of WYNG Masters Award will receive a cash prize of HKD 250,000…