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Unseen Amsterdam 22 – 24 September 2017

international photography

Unseen is back, bringing the most ground-breaking and innovative emerging artists from across the globe to Amsterdam. Sixth Edition Unseen Amsterdam Unseen Amsterdam, the leading platform for contemporary photography, returns for its sixth edition. It will take place at the Westergasfabriek from the 22nd to the 24th of September. Focusing exclusively on what’s new in the world of photography, Unseen gives up-and-coming talent a platform to show their work. Artistic Director & Business Director Unseen is proud to introduce Emilia van Lynden as Unseen’s new Artistic Director. Emilia has been an integral part of Unseen for over 3 years, as Head of Artistic Affairs and Editor-in-Chief of Unseen Magazine. Unseen is thrilled that Emilia will now manage the artistic direction of the organisation. Additionally, Unseen is in the process of recruiting a Business Director. For more information about this position, please visit www.unseenamsterdam.com.

Advisory Committee 2017
Unseen is honoured to announce an international Advisory Committee, consisting of Alistair Hicks (writer, independent curator and advisor, UK), Darius Himes (International Head of Photographs at Christie's, USA), Lucy Conticello (Director of Photography at M, Le Monde, FR) and Marcel Feil (Deputy Director, Artistic Affairs at Foam, NL). In collaboration with the Committee, Unseen is expanding its platform to successfully incorporate an increasingly global pool of new talent in the field of contemporary photography, while also ensuring the quality of the programme continues to improve and flourish.

Photography Platform
Combining events such as the Fair, the Book Market and the Living Room (the speakers programme), Unseen aspires to provide novel and diverse approaches for engaging with photography. Welcoming galleries from around the world, Unseen connects and inspires artists, curators, collectors and photography enthusiasts on an international level. In addition to the Fair, Unseen has interactive onsite and city programming, the schedule for which will be announced in May.

Unseen Amsterdam 22 - 24 Sept - Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam unseenamsterdam.com


Participating Galleries 2017 (confirmed so far) include:
A.I. Gallery (UK)
Ag Galerie (IR)
Aperture Foundation (US)
Camara Oscura Galeria de Arte (ES) Christophe Guye Galerie (CH)
Dürst Britt & Mayhew (NL)
East Wing (UAE)
Flatland Gallery (NL)
Flowers Gallery (UK)
G/P gallery (JP)
Galerie Alex Daniëls – Reflex Amsterdam (NL) Galerie Bart (NL)
Galerie Binôme (FR)
Galerie Caroline O’Breen (NL)
Galerie Clémentine de la Féronnière (FR) Galerie Gabriel Rolt (NL)
Galerie Intervalle (FR)
Galerie Les filles du calvaire (FR)
Galerie Ron Mandos (NL)
Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen (NL)
Kahmann Gallery (NL)
mc2gallery (IT)
mirko mayer gallery (DE)
Purdy Hicks Gallery (UK)
The Ravestijn Gallery (NL)
Seen Fifteen (UK)
Stieglitz19 (BE)
Stigter van Doesburg (NL)
tegenboschvanvreden (NL)
The Photographers’ Gallery (UK) Van der Mieden Gallery (BE) Webber Gallery Space (UK)
ING Blockbusterfonds Westergasfabriek AFK
Meijburg & Co. Grolsch
City of Amsterdam Westergasfabriek And many more
Unseen Ambassadors
Jeanette ten Kate
Reyn van der Lugt
Pieter & Marieke Sanders Nicola van Roenne Maryam Eisler
Board of Recommendation
Eberhard van der Laan Erwin Olaf
Tony Chambers Rineke Dijkstra
Viktor & Rolf
Advisory Comittee
Alistair Hicks Darius Himes Lucy Conticello Marcel Feil

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    Unseen will take place from 22 to 24 September 2017.
    Opening hours are as follows:
    Thursday 12.00 - 20.00
    Friday 12.00 - 22.00
    Saturday 11.00 - 20.00
    Sunday 11.00 - 17.00

    Book your ticket online* from Monday 26 May until Sunday 15 June to benefit from this exclusive rate. The standard online ticket price is €16.50 and the onsite price is €19.50 (payable by cash or pin card).

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  • Emilia van Lynden, 2016 C Sophie Wright
    Emilia van Lynden, 2016 C Sophie Wright
    Unseen Office
  • Museum Het Schip 'Touched', 2016 ©, Almicheal Fraay
    Museum Het Schip 'Touched', 2016 ©, Almicheal Fraay
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  • UNSEEN, 2016 © Iris Duvekot 9
    UNSEEN, 2016 © Iris Duvekot 9
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  • TULIPA, 2015 ©, Elspeth Diederix
    TULIPA, 2015 ©, Elspeth Diederix
    Unseen Office
  • Operator’s Hand, 2016 © Christto & Andrew
    Operator’s Hand, 2016 © Christto & Andrew
    Unseen Office
  • Miren Pastor (Public Prize of the ING Unseen Talent Award 2016) in front of her work, 2016 ©, Iris Duvekot
    Miren Pastor (Public Prize of the ING Unseen Talent Award 2016) in front of her work, 2016 ©, Iris Duvekot
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  • Self Portrait with Plastic Flowers, 2016 © Atong Atem, Red Hook Labs
    Self Portrait with Plastic Flowers, 2016 © Atong Atem, Red Hook Labs
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