Unseen Photo Fair 2016
Unseen Photo Fair returns to Amsterdam’s Westergasfabriek from 23 until 25 September. With 53 international galleries, the fair highlights recent developments in contemporary photography with ever more focus on undiscovered, unknown and unseen work by both young talent and established artists.

Unseen is THE international photography fair focused on new photography. The fifth edition will yet again showcase a top list of over 50 galleries and the latest work of more than 150 artists, plus a full onsite programme.

Unseen Photo Fair highlights the most recent developments in contemporary photography by presenting emerging talent and unseen work by established artists (such as for example Isaac Julien, Anton Corbijn, Antoine d’Agata and Zanele Muholi). The on-site fair is a place for the exchange of dialogue, artistic expression and ideas, and includes a full programme with lectures, debates and a book market, where professionals and photography enthusiasts can meet.

A Telepathic Subject 2016 © Christto & Andrew

Over the past years, Unseen has established a tradition of inviting talented artists to create the annual Unseen campaign images. The campaign image for the fifth edition of Unseen is created by the artist duo Christto Sanz & Andrew Weir (b.1985, Puerto Rico, b. 1987, South Africa).  Together they create highly-stylised, colourful, staged images that explore the construction of identity in contemporary society.

The duo is no stranger to Unseen. In 2014, their work was shown at the Unseen fair grounds in the poen-air exhibition Foam Talent, and, at the 2015 edition, their solo presentation “Glory of the Artifice”, presented by East Wing Gallery was highly praised.

Unseen Festival 16 - 25 Sept 2016 - Spaarndammerbuurt, Amsterdam
Unseen Photo Fair 23 - 25 Sept 2016 - Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam
More info: unseenamsterdam.com

Unseen was founded by Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam, office for cultural business development Platform A, and Vandejong Creative Agency.

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Unseen Photo Fair 2016