Invisible Borders Trans-African Project at Unseen Art Fair Amsterdam

12 September 2016 | by Ellen Kondowe

If you are in Amsterdam during 16-25 September 2016,  drop by the Unseen Photo Festival and Art Fair an international photography fair and festival based in Amsterdam bringing together leading figures within the Arts and Culture industry as well as encouraging the exchange of artistic expression, dialogue and ideas.  



For the 5th edition of the Unseen Art Fair, Invisible Borders proposes an installation which takes into cognisance the peripatetic nature of the project, and the fact of employing body and presence in the remapping of preexisting cartographies. This installation will combine mostly text and images to create a mosaic collage-like rendition of experiences of border crossings. Images from selected editions of the road trips as well as excerpts of writings from writer-participants will be presented as composites, and as fragments of experiences – with as much nonlinearity as

In addition to the installation, Invisible Borders Founder and Artistic Director Emeka Okereke will be participating in the round table discussion ‘Platforms In Africa’, exploring the birth of the various independent contemporary art platforms throughout Africa, that have emerged in the recent years. 

Be sure to check out our space at the Unseen Photo Fair!


Unseen Photo Festival/ Art Fair:
Date: 16- 25 September 2016
Venue: Amsterdam

Platforms in Africa:
Date: 24 September 2016
Venue: Unseen Living Room, Westergasfabriek terain
            Klonneneplein 1, 1014DD Amsterdam

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