From 3 to 6 December 2020, FOMU is hosting an online festival on Uncertainty live from the museum.During the festival, thinkers and doers will investigate the impact that uncertainty has on photography, the future and social justice. We will discuss inspiring ideas and innovative perspectives over the course of remote talks and workshops.The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating social inequities and holding up a mirror to our society. How can we connect with each other in uncertain times? Can uncertainty actually provide room for change?
Check out the program: https://fomu.be/uncertainty
New thematical book is out!
Speculative Documentary as a Counter Strategy to Documentary Taxidermy
Review essay of Christophe Cognet's Éclats. Prises de vue clandestines des camps nazis (2019)
Eugenie Shinkle explores the idea of impact through her interest in global climate models and a fascination with clouds.
Impact & Photography
Fashioning an ‘Image Space’ in Apartheid South Africa
Published entirely in English, both as an online platform and an annual printed publication in collaboration with Fw:Books (Amsterdam).
As an new online platform, it was launched on Thursday November 7, 2019.
Trigger nr. 1: Impact is sold through the museum shop for € 16.
It mainly originates from and is supported by FOMU, the museum of photography in Antwerp, Belgium.
In its first year, it is sponsored by Flanders State of the Art.