Events and Exhibitions
Dark Peak Photo is organising a new photography festival, staged across the market town of Glossop, on the edge of the Peak District. The festival will run from 22nd to 25th February 2024, across multiple venues in Glossop. With the kindness and support of many local organisations and businesses, they will be able to bring an exciting, inspiring, and aspirational visual arts festival to the foot of the Dark Peak.
Past Events and Exhibitions
Almudena Romero is a visual artist working with a wide range of photographic processes from early printing techniques such as wet plate collodion, to new technologies including 3D scanning. Almudena uses photographic processes to reflect on issues relating to identity, representation and ideology; such as the role of photography in the construction of national identity, or the link between photographic archives and colonialism.
Based in Derby's Eagle Centre Market, Derby Photo Fringe brings together exhibitions, workshops and events from emerging artists, collectives and established practitioners. As part of that, The Invisible In-Between: An Englishman's Search for the Irish Border looks at Ireland’s border in the uncertainty of Brexit.
The conference is an interdisciplinary event on the FORMAT19 festival theme Forever//Now, with three parallel strands throughout the day involving presentations from over thirty international artists and researchers, high profile keynote and special guests.
You are invited to the launch of The Invisible In-Between: Public Participation exhibition. Running alongside FORMAT International Photography Festival as part of the Inaugural Derby Photo Fringe on Thursday 14 March, 3-5pm at the Intu Derby Eagle Market.
One of the UK's leading international contemporary festivals 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.
Kate Peters is an award winning British photographer producing portrait and documentary work around the world. She will talk about her work and practice at FORMAT Photoforum in Derby.
Peter Watkins joins FORMAT Photoforum in Derby to discuss his ongoing practice, including his deeply emotive and arresting body of work The Unforgetting.
Uncertain States bring together artists, collectors, curators and archivists in a day of discussion around the role and artistic importance of the collector and collections within the context of fine art photography.