futures opportunity visual artists attend unseen festival


Helsinki: May 16th – 18th
Madrid: June 4th – 5th
Athens: dates soon

Opportunity for visual artists to attend Unseen Festival 2018

Futures’ is the new photography platform that combines the talent programs of leading photography institutions across Europe. The purpose of the platform is to increase the capacity, mobility, and visibility of selected the artists.

The Futures platform organizes every year events throughout Europe with every member. All the winning selected artists will be presented on the online platform and will be promoted with ongoing support. Thereby, the platform will help them to grow their international reputations. The highlight of the year is the annual Futures’ event at Unseen Amsterdam.

Futures is an initiative of Unseen. This year there are 10 institutions, selecting 50 of the most talented artist. The institutions are: PHotoEspaña, Camera, Triennale der Photographie, FOMU, PhotoIreland, Fotofestiwal Lodz, British Journal of Photography, Photo Romania Festival, Festival d’Hyeres and Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center. The platform will recruit new members every year from countries around the world.

In collaboration with PHotoespaña, Transeurope will be selecting five of the photographers to attend Unseen Festival next September of 2018. In order to be one of them, the photographers need to sign up for the Transeurope Portfolio Reviews and they will be automatically considered for this opportunity. Apply here.

Futures is co-funded by the Creative Europe Program of the European Union.