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Portrait of Stanley Greene, Paris, 1994 © Bernard Plossu
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Swiss photographer Romain Mader won yesterday the Foam Paul Huf Award. The Foam, an abbreviation for Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam, is a renown Dutch institution dedicated to photography. Each year, a photographer under thirty-five years wins a $ 20,000 grant and an exhibition at Foam

The jury acclaimed Roman Mader’s series Ektarina, in which he documents a Ukrainian fictional city populated only by women. Conceived as a fantastic and absurd journey, Mader – the character played by the photographer- , searches for love in a universe overwhelmed by “humor and irony” (Foam). The photographer uses humour to address serious concerns: sexual tourism, loneliness, sexual exploitation and love.

More informations 

 Romain Mader website

– Foam Website

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