#25 Talent Wall

Speaking: Iris Hartman

Iris Hartman, 'Connected' from the series The Remedy, on show at the Talent Wall at Pennings Foundation

Petra Cardinaal started in 2019 with a new initiative, the Talent Wall. Every two months a young artist or photographer, graduated from an academy, is invited to fill a wall with his own presentation. Esther Hemmer was the first to present herself. She graduated from the Photo Academy in Amsterdam last year and showed work from her series ‘Yugen’. Petra had noticed her work while judging the graduation candidates.

The second who was given the opportunity to present herself on the Talent Wall is Iris Hartman (1992). She studied at the Nederlandse Academie voor Beeldcreatie in Rotterdam. In 2019 she was one of the nominees for the Harry Pennings Award. The jury, formed by Hendrik Driessen (until recently director of Museum De Pont), Ton Hendriks (editor-in-chief Pf) and Maartje van den Heuvel (curator of photography at Leiden Universi