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. 



Speech from FORMAT17 Director, Monica Allende. Explores the theme, exhibitions and vision of this year's Festival 

16:00 Pearsons


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.

17:00 Derby Museum and Art Gallery 


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.

18:30 Riverlights 


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. 

19:30 QUAD 



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








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