Louise Fedotov-Clements

Louise has been the Artistic Director of QUAD, a centre for contemporary art, film and new technologies in Derby UK since 2001, and the Director of FORMAT International Photography Festival, which she co-founded in 2004.

As an independent curator she has initiated commissions, publications, mass participation, and exhibitions of art, film, and photography. She is also a regular juror, portfolio reviewer, workshop leader, speaker, and award nominator throughout Europe, America and Asia.

Fedotov Clements has served as a curator for a number of leading international photography festivals, including Habitat Centre and Hauz Khas BlowUp, Delhi, India; Dong Gang Photography Festival, South Korea; Dali Photography Festival, China; Noorderlicht 20/20, Groningen, Netherlands; Photoquai Biennale,Paris and Photo Beijing, China.

Fedotov-Clements was invited to nominate for the Les Rencontres Arles, Discoveries, France and contribute to the Venice Biennale.

In addition to her curatorial work, she has contributed to and written for many publications including Hijacked III, Factory and Beyond Evidence; RVM Magazine; OjodePez; Unseen magazine; PhotoCinema; Chinese Photographers Magazine and Archivo Magazine Portugal.

Fedotov-Clements is on the advisory board of the WYNG Master Awards Hong Kong; PSC Photography MA Mentor Melbourne Australia; Camera Plus Festival Iasi Romania and the Artists Pensions Trust Global.

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