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Job Opportunity: FORMAT Social Media Officer

JOB DESCRIPTIONFORMAT Social Media OfficerReporting to: FORMAT Director and FORMAT Coordinator Working closely with:FORMAT PR – Troika Press, QUAD Programme Team, QUAD Marketing and Audience Engagement Team, FORMAT Interns...

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QUAD Chair of the Board of Trustees

Our friends at QUAD have an exciting leadership opportunity for a Chair of the Board of Trustees with a charity that is an international centre for engagement in contemporary...

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Portfolio Review Bursary Programme

The renowned FORMAT International Portfolio Review is returning in the spring of 2022 and will take place online over two days – Thursday 24th and Friday 25th March. We are...

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John E Wright Print Award

QUAD and FORMAT are delighted to announce that You Hah Kim has been awarded the John E Wright Print Award for her work Home-Master. The prize of £100 will...

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Lishui Photography Awards

We are delighted to announce that the FORMAT team and selected artists in the un/natural exhibition at Lishui Photography Festival have been selected for multiple awards: Jamie Tilley’s project...

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FUTURE FOCUS Finalists

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,...

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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...

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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...

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FUTURE FOCUS 25

QUAD & FORMAT are delighted to announce the FUTURE FOCUS shortlist.  25 artists have been chosen from the open call, from which 7 projects will be selected for an...

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Khatun appointed as HE artist in Residence

FORMAT is delighted to announce the appointment of Khatun as the Historic England’s artist in residence in Leicester. The residency is for Picturing England’s High Streets, a three-year project...

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New PhotoForum Programme Announced

FORMAT is excited to announce our upcoming programme of PhotoForum talks. Taking place throughout August and then every last Tuesday of the month, we will be in conversation with...

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East Meets West: New masterclass programme

GRAIN Projects (Birmingham), FORMAT and QUAD (Derby) are delighted to announce a new iteration of their successful East Meets West masterclass programme, which will take place online. The masterclass...

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FORMAT21: Festival Video

The FORMAT21 festival video is live. Including interviews with artists and curators this 30 minute film distils the 2021 festival theme of control and looks at the current debate...

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Why Volunteer

Volunteering for Digital FORMAT International Photography Festival 2021. by Jessica Miller. I previously visited Derby for FORMAT in 2017 and 2019, so when the opportunity to be involved with...

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FORMAT21 Online: An insider’s view

Has the digital and virtual space of FORMAT21 changed how viewers engage in the gallery? By FORMAT21 volunteer, Jessica Miller. Over the last year, Covid19 has materially disrupted our...

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Tell Us What You Think

We would love to hear from you and get your feedback on FORMAT21 Online. The FORMAT team built the virtual gallery in under 10 weeks and the producers, artists...

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