Foam Talent | London
presenting a new generation of young photographers
16 May – 16 June 2019
Teen Tours on 8 and 15 June
Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall
For the fourth year running, Beaconsfield is delighted to host Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam and to co-present the brand new exhibition Foam Talent 2019,with works from a new generation of visual artists working with photography. The work of these 20 outstanding artists was selected through the annual Foam Talent Call andis featured in Foam Magazine #52, the Talent Issue.
Another imaginative installation at Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall represents a forward-thinking showcase of photography, reflecting the wide spectrum of creative approaches that mark today’s developments in the photographic medium.The exhibition will be opened on 15 May 2019, to coincide with Photo London.
Together, the 20 emerging artists featured in the exhibition are exceptionally placed to share their insight into the state of contemporary photography. They cross the borders of the medium with remarkable ease, focusing on the cycle of time, on socio-political factors and on our everyday life.
Object oriented installations that focus on the experience of the spectator, coexist with classic two-dimensional photographs; while archival materials continue to play an important role, together with multi-layered, long-term research projects. These artists possess and demonstrate authenticity through powerful means of visual expression.
Foam Talents 2019
Florian Amoser (Switzerland), He Bo (China), Valentine Bo (Ukraine), Chen Zhe (China), Maisie Cousins (United Kingdom), Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques (France), Durimel (France), Sophie Gabrielle (Australia), Eric Gyamfi (Ghana), Thomas Hauser (France), Gregory Eddi Jones (United States), Stelios Kallinikou (Cyprus), Takashi Kawashima (Japan), Dima Komarov (Russia), Lilly Lulay (Germany), Jaya Pelupessy (Netherlands), Daniel Shea (United States), Senta Simond (Switzerland), Salvatore Vitale (Italy) and Carmen Winant (United States).
Official opening: 15 May 2019
You are welcome to join us on 15 May 2019 for drinks and music in the presence of many of the Foam Talents from 18.00 hrs onwards.
Teen Tours on 8 and 15 June. Book online from 16 May.
Teen Tours is a special opportunity that offers local young people support to develop their engagement with photography and practical skills in the realm of research and public speaking. After a course of mentoring, local teenagers will conduct public tours of Foam Talent | London on 8 and 15 June, enabling visitors to the exhibition to see selected works in a new light.
Foam Talent I London is supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Foam Magazine is supported by The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation, the Niemeijer Fonds and VandenEnde Foundation.
Media partner: DAZED.
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Foam is supported by the BankGiro Loterij, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Foam Members, Gemeente Amsterdam, Olympus and the VandenEnde Foundation.