News and Opportunities

Calling all 2024 Graduates! Photoworks, Photography+ The Graduate Issue call out is now open for 2024 BA and MA Photography Graduates - deadline is 14 June 2024.

FORMAT are delighted to offer 10 free submission bursaries – to artists anywhere – for the FORMAT25 Open Call.⁠ The deadline to apply is 2 June 2024.

What's On

Exhibitions

A woman in a pink dress lying down in a field of colourful wild flowers, looking down with her arms around her
29 November 2023 to 29 November 2024

Discover works from Siân Davey’s The Garden in a free outdoor exhibition in the Soho Photography Quarter just outside the Gallery.

A blue background of a wall and white hands around a hoop and rope in foreground and graffiti paint, a collage of images
16 March 2024 to 30 June 2024

Future Tense is an open ended conversational, visual environment, composed of still and moving imagery. Viewed through a multifaceted lens of different life experiences, the exhibition features artists from diverse cultures & backgrounds. Future Tense engages audiences in a space of frequencies that collectively communicate different channels of contemplation, considering new understandings of time, but also how image surface can be interpreted as communal space to be questioned and dissected.  This group exhibition runs until 30 June. 

Seagulls stood on top of wooden poles anchoring nets into the water with a backdrop of Venice
16 April 2024 to 30 June 2024

Andy Parker is a British born photographer, who lives and works in and around Venice. Inspired by the modernist photographers and photojournalists of the 20th century, and the timeless quality of film, ‘Time & Tide’ is part of an evolving broader photographic project attempting to preserve the essence, soul and atmosphere of Venice away from the tourist scene. Showing at Laguna Libre until end of June in Venice, Italy.

A young boy laid on the sofa looking down and sad in an evening light
18 April 2024 to 29 June 2024

"Little Faces Big Feelings" is a poignant photographic collection documenting and highlighting the profound impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on children and young people worldwide. The project, spearheaded by documentary photographer Maria Reaney, brings together 16 artists from internationally diverse backgrounds to shed light on the social and emotional challenges faced by children during lockdowns and thereafter. On at the Library of Birmingham 18 April - 29 June 2024.

 

Black and white image of an elderly lady in a wheelchair holding up a photo of a baby close to her face
27 April 2024 to 31 January 2025

This April, acclaimed Bradfordian social documentary photographer Ian Beesley turns 70. He has spent the last 5 decades documenting life in the North of England. He had planned to retire this year. Instead, the appetite for his work is stronger than ever. So on April 27 a previously unseen selection of Beesley’s work selected from his archive of over 200,000 images goes on show at Salts Mill, Saltaire.

Events

red and green colours merged together and text experimental photo festival 2024 over the top
24 July 2024, 09:30 to 28 July 2024, 23:00

The Experimental Photo Festival 2024 is set to captivate audiences from July 24 to 28, 2024, offering a diverse array of 52 workshops, 20 conferences, 20 exhibitions, 3 portfolio reviews, and an experimental artistic Residency spanning 10 days. With over 100 face-to-face and online activities curated by 51 international artists and curators, the festival promises to be an immersive exploration of experimental photography in all its forms. Based in Barcelona, Spain.

men and women in swimwear getting into natural water amongst rocky hills
24 August 2024, 10:00 to 31 August 2024, 17:00

ON ASSIGNMENT - PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE ON EASDALE ISLAND IN 2024 with Colin McPherson and Adam Lee with 10% off for Redeye Members. Three-nights accommodation, two full days practical, hands-on, supported photography tuition – and delicious, home-prepared food in a unique island environment. Running in August 2024.

 

An old photo with a boy looking out to sea by a boat
7 September 2024, 09:00 to 17:00

Visit Dalkeith Palace for the DalkeithPhoto Symposium 2024 – an all day, in person event celebrating and exploring DalkeithPhoto, Neo Pictorialism and much more on 7 September.

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