To celebrate the launch of FORMAT International Photography Festival 2017, join us for a whistle stop tour of previews from our various exhibitions, exploring the work of over 200 artists.
INTRODUCTION TO FORMAT17
Speech from FORMAT17 Director, Monica Allende. Explores the theme, exhibitions and vision of this year's Festival
People, Places and Things: Photographs from the WW Winter Archive
Introduction to our survey exhibition exploring early studio photography from 1854 onwards with a focus on W.W. Winter Studio in Derby, curated by Greg Hobson.
FLANÉUR - New Urban Narratives
Launch of this spectacular outdoor exhibition
18:00 Cathedral Green
Launch of the exhibitions at Riverlights, including Be Here, Now by Daniel Regan and Antonia Attwood, FORMAT Photobook Market and more.
Ahead still lies our future
Grand opening of FORMAT17’s central exhibition Ahead still lies our future and more with an introduction by co-curator Hester Keijser.
FORMAT LAUNCH PARTY
Celebrate with an evening of festivity, featuring live music from the Galaxians and DJ's be sure to get there early as the venue has limited capacity.
21:00 - LATE Bar One