24th March – 23rd April 2017
The festival, established in 2004, is now the UK’s largest international biennale of contemporary Photography. The 2015 festival welcomed over 100,000 visitors from all over the world, the festival in 2017 is set to engage even more. Curated around the theme of HABITAT the festival will celebrate a broad range of photography in Derby’s most beautiful buildings and key landmarks. FORMAT is the place to engage with an incredible range of new work together alongside some of the world’s leading artists. In 2017 we invite you to contribute to and participate in, the best of what photography is and can be. FORMAT is Directed by Louise Clements, organised by QUAD and the University of Derby.
The world famous FORMAT opening weekend 23rd- 26th March is packed with live events, openings, over 30 exhibitions, international portfolio reviews, photobook market, talks, tours and special guests. Download the full festival guide from the FORMAT website.Join the mailing list to keep up on all the developments:
Image credit: Sadie Wechler