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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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FORMAT21 Catalogue in Shop

The FORMAT21: Control Catalogue has arrived and available to purchase from the FORMAT shop. The catalogue features essays and introductions, with images, on all the festival exhibitions and short...

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FORMAT21: Opening Night

Join us to celebrate the launch of FORMAT21 : CONTROL at our digital venue, New Art City. Featuring special guest speakers Louise Fedotov-Clements FORMAT Director Professor Keith McLay, Pro...

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FORMAT21: Conference Booking Office Open

The FORMAT21: Conference Booking Office is now open so book your virtual seat for this year’s conference today. This all-day online event promises exciting innovations to the conventional conference...

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FORMAT21: Portfolio Reviews

Booking Office Opens 12.00pm 11th February, GMT. If you have ever wanted to get your work in front of some of the most influential and expert photography professionals from...

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Save the Date: Portfolio Reviews

Friday 19th and Saturday 20th March 2021 If you have ever wanted to get your work in front of some of the most influential and expert photography professionals from...

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YOUNG FORMAT21

Our friends at QUAD have an exhibition opportunity for young photographers. The QUAD Young Advocates programme for children and young people, aged 25 years and under, is seeking photographs...

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Volunteer with Us

Volunteering Opportunities for FORMAT21 are now open. Be part of an amazing team, delivering one of the UK’s largest photography festivals, online and in Derby, UK. Whether for a few...

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FORMAT21: Revealed

If you missed the live stream presentation of the FORMAT21 – Control then why not watch it on the FORMAT Festival Youtube channel.

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FORMAT Press Launch: 11 December 2020

Join us for the announcement of the FORMAT21 festival exhibitions and events. With the promise of Covid19 vaccines coming onstream in time for us to gather together once again...

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FORMAT Graduate Awards

FORMAT is delighted to announce the winners of the FORMAT Graduate Awards selected from the BA [Hons] Photography course at University of Derby. Three students, Elin Davies, Jenna Eady...

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FORMAT20 Portfolio Review Awards

The first online edition of FORMAT International Portfolio Review took place on Saturday 18 July and 66 artists met 28 reviewers in 326 reviews across 15 countries all on...

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