FORMAT21: Control

Online until March 2023

FORMAT is delighted to make FORMAT21: CONTROL available online until 2023. To discover which exhibitions you would like to visit go to the online information centre by clicking on the controls guide and navigate yourself to your chosen photography show.

You can visit FORMAT21 Online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until the spring of 2023.

If you would like to find out more about the festival from an insider’s view, watch the festival video where you can listen to artists and curators debate the affect control has had on their work and approach to art.

FORMAT is a key member of the cultural partnership supporting Derby’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2025.

  • Exhibition
Currently Showing
5 November to 4 December 2021
  • Exhibition
Currently Showing
25 September 2021 to 9 January 2022

Latest News


We are delighted to announce the names of our final seven exhibiting artists, chosen from the FUTURE FOCUS Open Call. Armaghan Fatemi, Ash//Ella, Benjamin Hall, Sarah-Jane Field, Takudzwa Chandiwana, You Hah Kim and Yuhong Wang have all been selected from the shortlist of 25 artists and will have their work exhibited in the main gallery of Derby’s Art Centre…

Collective Residency Winners

FORMAT is delighted to announce that Disruption have been selected to take part in our Collective Residency as part of FORMAT off-year 2022. The Disruption team, who are part…

Lishui/FORMAT Award 2021

Artist Ren Lingfei has been awarded the Lishui/FORMAT Award 2021 for her exhibition From That Day On, selected by Louise Fedotov-Clements and Niamh Treacy as part of FORMAT’s ongoing…