Foam Talent 2014

  • Untitled, from the series Tokyo Parrots, 2013 © Yoshinori Mizutani / courtesy of the artist
    Untitled, from the series Tokyo Parrots, 2013 © Yoshinori Mizutani / courtesy of the artist
In partnership with Foam, Amsterdam Based Photography Organization
Opening at East Wing, 25 November 2014

East Wing in partnership with Foam will present a selection from Foam's annual Talent Call one of the photographic industry’s most prestigious instruments for scouting and presenting young photographers. The Talents 2014 exhibition, which was launched in September at L’Atelier Néerlandais in Paris and was exhibited during Unseen Photo Fair in Amsterdam will travel to East Wing in Dubai opening on the 25th of November.

The Talent Call with its accompanying presentation in Foam Magazine and touring exhibition provides a unique career building platform, helping to launch aspiring talents to an important next step in their photographic career. The Foam Talent label gives these photographers international acclaim and recognition. This year, out of the 1,473 submissions from 71 different countries that were submitted, 21 artists were selected.

An exclusive master class held in East Wing’s gallery space in Dubai accompanies the exhibition. The master class provides a rare opportunity for twelve photographers to gain insight and experience from three successful professionals working in the field. For full details on the master class please visit the Education Section of our website.

The exhibition of Foam Talent 2014 at East Wing in Dubai showcases a selection of the young accomplished winners, including Qatar based duo, Christto & Andrew. Their images from the series ‘Liquid Portraits’, was showcased on the cover of Foam Magazine’s Talent 2014 Issue in September.

The entire list of Foam Talents for 2014 are: Christto & Andrew (QA), Charles-Henry Bédué (FR), Andrey Bogush (RUS/ FIN), Jonny Briggs (UK), Daniel Everett (US), Lucas Foglia (US), Julien Gremaud (CH), Eva O’Leary and Harry Griffin (US), Jing Huang (CHN), Otto Kaan (NL), Sasha Kurmaz (UA), Catharine Maloney (US), Yoshinori Mizutani (JP), Nerhol (JP), Alice Quaresma (BRA), Émilie Régnier (CAN), Jan Rosseel (BE), Jennifer Niederhauser Schlup (CH), Sarah Ancelle Schönfeld (DE), Lukas Wassmann (CH), Hannah Whitaker (US).

For more information on the Talents Call, visit their website at:

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