Unseen Amsterdam

02 July 2018

Photo Festival

Open: 21st to 23rd September 2018

Unseen Amsterdam returns for the seventh time with the aim “…to highlight the latest developments at the forefront of fine art photography”. The 2018 festival will enable around 300 up-and-coming and established artists to present boundary-pushing and noteworthy work, much of which has never been seen before on the open market.

There are 53 Galleries displaying work who come from around the world, including countries such as Iran, Czech Republic, Mexico, Japan and The United States. The fair welcomes 18 new galleries this year. UK exhibitors include The Photographers’ Gallery.

Unseen Bookmarket 2017 copyright Sanja Marusic

Other highlights of the programme include two extensive exhibitions, the Book Market, the Living Room (Unseen Amsterdam's speakers programme), CO-OP, Onsite Projects, the City Programme and Talent Development programmes.

CO-OP is devoted to artist-run collectives. Recognising the significance of artists who unite to make and show work; this edition examines themes such as authorship, mass tourism, migrant stereotyping and education. 2018's international collectives range from Cameroon to Austria, the Ivory Coast to the Netherlands.

Unseen COOP 1 2017 copyright  Maarten Nauw


Website: www.unseenamsterdam.com

Picture copyright:
Main image: Unseen Fair overview, 2017 copyright Iris Duvekot
Bookmarket, 2017: copyright Sanja Marusic
Unseen CO-OP 1, 2017: copyright  Maarten Nauw