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Photoforum Live: Louise Fedotov-Clements and ReFramed

4 August 15:00 - 16:30

Photoforum Live: Louise Fedotov-Clements and ReFramed

PhotoForum Live is a series of inspirational talks between leading photographers, curators, producers and industry professionals which will take place every Tuesday at 3PM throughout June and July.

Louise Fedotov-Clements, Artistic Director of QUAD and Director of FORMAT, will be in conversation with the Midlands based artistic network ReFramed.

Fedotov-Clements has been the Artistic Director of QUAD, a centre for contemporary art, film and new technologies in Derby UK since 2001, and is 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.

ReFramed is a Midlands-based network for Black, Asian and other people of colour interested in producing photographic visual art. It was set up in January 2020 by a team of local, award-winning photographers and curators Andrew Jackson, Sebah Chaudhry, Anand Chhabra and Jagdish Patel.

ReFramed has been established by a team of award-winning photographers and curators who believe that visual arts can play a critical role in shaping civic and contemporary attitudes, initiating collaborative conversations, and changing prevailing thoughts about race, our local environment and our communities..

This Photoforum talk will take place via Zoom and will be live streamed to the FORMAT Facebook events page. Registration is FREE with an optional donation to support FORMAT events and artists. Please click the booking link to secure your place.

You will receive a link to the talk once you have registered. All attendees video and audio functions will be turned off and there is no requirement to have a Zoom account to attend.

Please do not share your access link with anyone who is not pre-registered.