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Ana Núñez Rodríguez - Underground Beauty, 2021

Inkjet print, framed in a light brown wooden frame with art glass
Print: 26 x 18 cm, including frame 27,5 x 19,5 cm
Edition of 100 + 2AP
Signed and numbered on a separate label


ABOUT THE WORK
What can a potato tell us about ourselves? What does it say about the construction of national identity? What role can new narratives around it play in creating expanded social imaginaries? These are some of the questions that lead Cooking Potato Stories: a multilayered translocal story that follows the routes and roots of the potato through the context of Galicia (Spain), Colombia and The Netherlands - based on her own experience living among these places - to address forgotten colonial legacies and the wider context of political, social, and emotional relationships.
She proposes an encounter of stories around the potato that questions the ideologies, power and subjectivities behind the existing narratives as a contribution to an ongoing decolonization of thought. Using ingredients such as heritage, history, the imaginary, tradition, and autobiography she trials recipes of knowledge that unfold different aspects of the potato's history to push a new social memory about it. The project seeks to confront the legacies of colonialism and reconfigure relationships with oneself, family, community, and the natural world.

ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHER
Ana Núñez Rodríguez is a photographer based between Europe and Latin America. She studied Documentary Photography and Contemporary Creation at IDEP Barcelona, a Postgraduate in Photography from the National University of Colombia and has a Master in Photography and Society at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (KABK) in The Hague. She was part of Lighthouse 2020-21, a program for upcoming talents at Fotodok, Utrecht.
Núñez Rodríguez will have her first solo show at Foam 3H in 2022.

ABOUT THE FIRST EDITIONS
The First Edition is an unique chance to buy work by young talent for an attractive price. Four times a year Foam Editions presents a new photographer, carefully selected by Foam Editions. With this initiative Foam Editions facilitates a connection between young photographers and (potential) collectors. Previous First Editions were made by among others Paul Cupido, Sem Langendijk, Kevin Osepa, Lisette Appeldorn, Sarah van Rij and Suzette Bousema.

This set of Ana Núñez Rodríguez is exclusively for sale at Foam Editions for a limited period of time, until January 2nd, 2022. 

ABOUT BUYING THIS WORK
The framed print will be carefully wrapped and send as an insured package. You will receive an e-mail with a Track & Trace code when the package is on its way. A copy will soon be on display at Foam Editions, the gallery on the third floor of Foam Fotografiemuseum.
For more information or questions about buying this print, please contact the Foam Editions team.

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€90,00 Incl. tax
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