New to 2015 was the Unseen Festival, a 10-day celebration of photography in the city centre. This year, Unseen brought together many of the city’s institutions, galleries, artists and initiatives using photography in unexpected, innovative and provocative ways through a challenging and exciting programme.
FESTIVAL HEART OPENING HOURS
Friday 22 September 12.00-22.00
Saturday 23 September 11.00-20.00
Sunday 24 September 11.00-17.00
Unseen was founded by Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam, office for cultural business development Platform A, and Creative Agency Vandejong.
Foam enables people from all over the world to experience and enjoy photography, whether at the museum in Amsterdam, on the website, via the internationally distributed Foam Magazine or in the print sales room of Foam Editions. Foam focuses especially on exhibitions, publications, discussions and specific projects relevant to contemporary themes in the field of photography, with an emphasis on upcoming artists.
Platform A is an office for business development in the arts, specialised in cultural events.
Vandejong is a creative agency based in Amsterdam. Vandejong develops new formats for an ever-changing world. With an interdisciplinary team of creative strategists, business experts, graphic designers, copywriters and researchers, Vandejong helps organisations to transform and reconnect with their community.
UNSEEN IS MADE POSSIBLE BY:
The Westergasfabriek is a cultural initiative that organizes events on the location of the Westergasfabriek, a former gasworks site that dates back to 1885 and houses numerous creative spaces, restaurants, bars and a cinema.