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Transforming lives through active participation in arts and film including exhibitions, films and wide-ranging education and creative activities.

Here, There and Everywhere

FORMAT Presents: Here, There and Everywhere

Artists: Anthony Bila (South Africa), Uzoma Chidumaga Orji (Nigeria), Sipho Gongxeka (South Africa)  The artists in this exhibition were selected via a pan-

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FORMAT 21

FORMAT21 Online

Use our large touchscreen display to visit FORMAT21 Online. Explore exhibitions from over 160 international artists and a selection of the 40,000 images

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Artist Opportunities

Take a look at our Artist Opportunities page to view the open calls and opportunities we currently have for artists.

Famous Internet Sites

FORMAT Presents: Famous Internet Sites

Open: Wednesday - Sunday 12.00pm – 4.00pm The term ‘online sensation’ has become a universal saying that has been used in almost every aspect of our lives in

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Black Country Dada

FORMAT Presents: Black Country Dada 1969 – 1990 by Brian Griffin

Open: Wednesday - Sunday 12.00pm – 4.00pm Brian Griffin is one of Britain’s most influential portrait photographers. He achieved early recognition in the 1970s

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Anthony Bila

FORMAT PhotoForum: In Conversation with Anthony Bila

FORMAT Producer, Debbie Cooper and FORMAT Coordinator Niamh Treacy will be in conversation with multi-disciplinary artist Anthony Bila, discussing his journey

03rd Aug 2021
Roblox Game Making Competition

Roblox Game Making Competition

Calling all Roblox game designers! As part of Robot Day 2021, QUAD and the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) invite you to submit existing or new

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Citizens of Robot World Open Call

Citizens of Robot World Open Call

QUAD and the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) invite you to become Citizens of Robot World for Robot Day 2021. This open call is available to

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Sipho Gongxeka

FORMAT PhotoForum: In Conversation with Sipho Gongxeka

FORMAT Producer, Debbie Cooper and FORMAT Coordinator Niamh Treacy will be in conversation with artist Sipho Gongxeka discussing his practice and long term

17th Aug 2021
Uzoma Chidumaga Orji

PhotoForum: In Conversation with Uzoma Chidumaga Orji

FORMAT Producer, Debbie Cooper and FORMAT Coordinator, Niamh Treacy will be in conversation with artist Uzoma Chidumaga Orji, discussing his work Welcome to

31st Aug 2021
Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley - Haunting Alongside Our Shadows

Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley - Haunting Alongside Our Shadows

Open: Wednesday - Sunday 12.00pm – 4.00pm Haunting Alongside Our Shadows is Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley’s forthcoming exhibition at QUAD, featuring a series of

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Photoforum Book Club

PhotoForum: Bookclub

FORMAT Photo Book Club invites you to share with us the photo books that you love. We want to know: What are the photo books that you go back to time and time

26th Oct 2021