Through compelling visuals and recordings captured by filmmaker/photographer Patrick Fileti, Unseen explores the barriers refugees face, the difficulty of being torn between two cultures and their need for recognition. With the number of displaced people having reached over 65 million globally, this timely exhibit shines a light on those that need our support. Governments have a duty to help them, but with most wealthy countries still treating refugees as somebody else’s problem and hiding behind closed borders, poorer countries currently host an incredible 86% of all refugees.
Unseen challenges viewers’ perceptions by revealing the many barriers we must overcome.
Patrick Fileti is an award winning film-maker and photographer.
Fileti brings a wealth of international experience to his projects, having worked in film production companies in Barcelona, London and Sydney. In 2011 Fileti co- founded the art collective archrival, to create unique installation works for exhibitions such as the Venice International Biennale, Sydney Art Month, Art & About and Sydney fringe festival.
Fileti has directed campaigns for clients including Vodafone, Lexus, Canon, Shell, Skyscanner, Energy Australia, ANZ, NRMA and Samsung. Notably his campaign for Coca Cola was awarded three gold, two silver and four bronze at the Cannes advertising awards.
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