FORMAT presents a year-round programme of exhibitions, events and professional development opportunities. Click on the headings to filter by type.
Paul Hill leads the first Photoforum open session, inviting regulars and newcomers to share their own photography and gain feedback from other participants.
Dynamic ensemble performances exploring perceptual concepts of chance, time, listening and humour, and the breadth and parameters of improvisational approaches in music.
Co-curated by Slideluck London and QUAD, this exhibition showcases 24 international photographers presenting multimedia photo stories featuring incredible images and narratives from all over the world.
The exhibition Present Perfect? Contemporary Photography from Iran offers a unique look into the complex relationship between art, politics and everyday life in Iran.
Nottingham-based social documentary photographer David Severn joins us for the March edition of Photoforum.
FORMAT is proud to present a weekend of professional practice talks, portfolio reviews and more during our off-year activities.
Holy Smokes! and FORMAT presents Sweat Shop featuring Islet + support
A photographic study, begun in 1996, into the aesthetic and moral conflicts of the boxer within the spatial interior of the pugilistic landscape.
An opportunity to meet the image makers taking part in the FORMAT Portfolio Review 2014.
Back by demand of the hip and popular!
Join photographer Max Kandhola for a tour of his exhibition, followed by a talk on his project The Aura of Boxing.
Panahi’s masterpiece about a little girl who won’t take no for an answer!
Join Present Perfect? co-curators Michael Sargeant and Armindokht Shooshtari for an informal talk and in-conversation
Four year old Jairan convinces her neighbour, an old lady who is partially blind, that the two of them should travel across one of the world’s busiest cities, Tehran, to buy rice. What could possibly go wrong?
Join curator Camilla Brown alongside host Paul Hill as they discuss exhibiting photographs, and offer advice to participants on future projects.
A talk about the history and programmes of Slideluck, a global organisation specialising in photography multimedia events and food, including an intro to the Hungry Still exhibition.
Join photographic master John Blakemore for a masterclass on the art of sequencing for books held at The Photo Parlour, Derby's independent darkroom and photographic studio.