Unseen is the leading international platform dedicated to contemporary photography. Exclusively focusing on what’s new in the world of photography, Unseen provides a channel for up-and-coming talent to showcase their work and presents the newest work by established artists. Unseen is a year-round on and offline platform with physical events throughout the year. Its main event, Unseen Amsterdam, returns for its eighth edition in September 2019 welcoming 25,000 visitors from across the world. Through a variety of different events and activities, Unseen shows the work of cutting edge practitioners whilst constantly finding new and inventive ways to showcase artistic projects. | Read more about Unseen in the footer below.

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As a company, Unseen feels duty-bound to actively find new and adventurous ways of supporting artists, and in so doing change the art world by generating a global market and meeting place for fans of contemporary photography. It is our vision, it is our mission and most importantly, it is our passion. By generating ways for audiences to understand art, and the art world to understand audiences, Unseen acts as the connector in what is a vital relationship for the contemporary photography art market. Unseen currently consists of the following:

Unseen Amsterdam
Unseen Amsterdam is the annual multifaceted event taking place annual in September showcasing the latest developments within contemporary photography. With over 25.000 visitors each year, Unseen Amsterdam aspires to provide novel and diverse approaches to engage with photography. The event does this through combining programme elements such as the Fair (53 international galleries), CO-OP (12 selected artist run collectives from around the world), the Book Market (70 independent publishers), the Living Room (three-day speakers programme), Exhibitions, Onsite Projects and the City Programme.

Unseen Magazine
Charting key developments at the forefront of contemporary photography, Unseen Magazine is distributed in 16 countries and invites a selection of instrumental voices to provide their take on the position of the medium today.

Unseen Live
Unseen Live is a formula of world-wide collaborative events designed to engage existing and cultivate new audiences in becoming part of the Unseen Society, 2018 included events in Moscow, Hamburg, Beijing and Paris.

Unseen Foundation
The Unseen Foundation is an independent charity that seeks to encourage new and innovative ways of supporting the vital relationship between artists and the community.

Unseen Platform | unseenplatform.com
Offering a portal for both individual artists and galleries to have a global reach, we engage our global community of contributors - writers, curators and filmmakers - to create content to around the most cutting edge project launches of our time.

Unseen continuously explores new ways in being the authority in contemporary photography and making artists operating in the medium of photography ever more relevant in the global society.