Un/related Memories [soon]
Ashes and Snow [2023]
Eyes Dazzle As They Search for The Truth [2022]
Amin Yousefi was born in 1996 in Abadan, Iran and holds an MA in Photography from the University of Westminster. He lives and works as a writer, researcher, and image-based artist in London. He has participated in several group exhibitions and prizes including recently being named a winner of the 2024 Foam Talent Award. His recent project, "Eyes Dazzle as They Search for the Truth," was selected as a finalist of the Carte Blanche Awards at Paris Photo in 2022 and subsequently shown with Ag Gallery at Unseen Art Fair 2023 in Amsterdam. His work has been published in magazines such as Hapax, Source, and Aperture, with the article in which he interviewed three artists on “What It Means to Make Photographs as a Young Artist in Iran”. Yousefi has also undertaken compelling commission works, including the project "Ruderal Acts, Gardening Beyond the Wall," showcased as part of the HerMAP Art Project at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, Belgium. He was also selected as an Ag Talent for his "Life, Death, and Other Similar Things" project in 2019, exhibited in a solo show at the Ag Galerie. Yousefi has an upcoming display in April 2024 with Circulation(s), at the Centquatre-Paris in France.  A native of Abadan in the province of Khuzestan, Iran's most oil-rich region and the scene of bloody war with neighbouring Iraq, Yousefi's work examines the event of photography through the socio-political aspect of the medium. His primary concern lies in the implications of the archive, exploring violence against protests in the Middle East enacted by the state and how the act of photography can conceptually mirror the structures of these relationships.

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Foam Magazine #65: Talent
The Foam Magazine Talent 2024-2025 Issue brings together 20 innovative voices in photography from across the world. The selected artists create thoughtful reflections of our times: some allow us to see the world as it was through its archives, others bear witness to today’s sociopolitical affairs and some step into the future by inviting new technologies into their practice. Are we at a crossroads of the medium? In any case, change is inevitable.

In addition to the portfolios, we are also delighted to present in this Talent Issue enlightening conversations between Korean curators Sunyoung Kim and Hyunjung Son, and between Foam Magazine and our long-standing Foam Talent partner Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation, represented by Anne-Marie Beckmann and Mariama Attah. The four of them discuss, each with their unique perspective, the present and future of photography within their institutions. Additionally, our beloved On My Mind features Nicholas Muellner and Rosângela Rennó, and we give a peek at the Bookshelf of Aperture’s very own Brendan Embser. This issue is also available as part of a Foam Magazine subscription. Want to support your local bookshop? See our stockists for a location near you.

Amin Yousefi's portfolio is featured in issue 65, accompanied by an essay written by David Campany. 

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