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FORMAT International Photography Festival 2019

15 Mar
14 Apr 2019


15th March - 14th April 2019
Opening Weekend 14th - 17th March 2019

FORMAT19: FOREVER//NOW has now ended. Fortunately, you can explore the exhibitions archive from this festival in an interactive virtual 3D experience, provided by V21 Artspace below:

FORMAT International Photography Festival is back with exhibitions, talks, photobook market, workshops and more.

The festival was established by QUAD in 2004 and is the UK’s leading festival of photography and related media. FORMAT organises a year-round programme of international commissions, open calls, residencies, conferences and collaborations in the UK and Internationally. Previous festival editions have welcomed over 100,000 visitors from all over the world. 

FORMAT is the place to engage with an incredible range of new work alongside some of the best archives and established practitioners in the world. With comprehensive professional practice programmes and a yearly International Photography Portfolio Review, FORMAT is focused on developing opportunities for audiences to see, debate, develop, contribute and participate in the best of what photography is and can be. 

The biennale edition incorporates Derby’s most beautiful buildings and key landmarks including: QUAD, University of Derby, Derby Museum & Art Gallery, Déda, Derwent Valley World Heritage Sites, Market Place and satellite venues in nearby cities. FORMAT is organised by QUAD and the University of Derby.

For full programme information see: 

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