Unseen Photo Fair

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Unseen Photo Fair

Unseen is an international photography fair focused on undiscovered photography talent and unseen work by established photographers. After a successful first edition in 2012, Unseen continues to kick off the gallery season by celebrating undetected yet cutting-edge work. This fair with a festival flair takes place at Amsterdam's Westergasfabriek.

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Unseen is an international photography fair focused on undiscovered photography talent and unseen work by established photographers. After a successful first edition in 2012, Unseen continues to kick off the gallery season by celebrating undetected yet cutting-edge work. This fair with a festival flair takes place at Amsterdam's Westergasfabriek.
© Viviane Sassen
  • National and international unseen photography
  • Work by undiscovered and well-known photographers
  • Platform for curious collectors

Impressive collection

The Unseen Photo Fair, an initiative of FOAM and others, is organized to bring together a wonderful selection of more than 450 new works from national and international photographers, represented by over 50 renowned galleries and four artists' initiatives.

Renowned photographers

Various promising and acclaimed Dutch photographers exhibit unseen works at the fair; the names of Kim Boske, Rob Hornstra, Anouk Kruithof, Krista van der Niet, Erwin Olaf, Paulien Oltheten, Misha de Ridder, Viviana Sassen and Jaap Scheeren easily come to mind.

Festival atmosphere

The slogan already gives away that it is more like a festival than a photo fair. Besides the intriguing photo fair in the gasholder, the Westerpark area is taken over by the Unseen Cinema which presents films, the Unseen Collection and the Foam Magazine Talent Exhibition which present special exhibitions in the on-site glasshouses. The Unseen Shop sells magazines, books by photographers and gadgets.

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Polonceaukade 27
1014DA Amsterdam

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