An Open Call has been announced for the next edition of FORMAT International Photography Festival with the theme ‘FACTORY’. The Open Call for Submissions to the Exposure stand of FORMAT is open to all photographers, artists, curators and collectives from anywhere in the world.
‘Factory’ will be the main theme of FORMAT13 and can be understood literally and creatively in terms of process and the transformation of material, live site of production, the products, workers, analogue process, documentary and so on.
Exposure submissions will be considered by a jury which will include Photographer Brian Griffin; Olivier Laurent from BJP; Bridget Coaker Picture Editor at the Guardian and Director of Troika Editions; Francis Hodgson, Photography Critic for the Financial Times; Sue Steward, Photography critic for the Arts Desk at Radio2 and the Evening Standard and Louise Clements: Artistic Director of FORMAT International Photography Festival.
Submissions should be sent via the FORMAT website: www.formatfestival.com and will be accepted until 24th September, there is a fee of £15.
The Jury will be looking for high quality work and ideas that fit directly or imaginatively into the festival theme and sub-themes, and will consider proposals for photography related events, photography exhibitions, happenings, audience participatory works, photomedia, performance, video, photofilms, photobooks, new media and sculptural forms.
FORMAT13 takes place in Derby from the 8th March to 7th April 2013, for more information please see: www.formatfestival.com