Arts Derbyshire


FORMAT23: OPEN Call: What photography can be

Earlybird offer ends 1st August 2022

Don’t miss our Earlybird submission fee for the

We welcome diverse and imaginative proposals from international photographers, curators, artists and collectives that represent the state of photography as it is today. Our eminent panel of international experts and the FORMAT Curatorial Team will view the submissions and select up to 20 projects that encompasses the zeitgeist, of the here and now, past, present and future to be exhibited at the FORMAT International Photography Festival to be held in Derby, in March 2023.

For FORMAT23 we are excited to see your views, imaginations and stories of this world and what will come next; what is important; what has gone unseen and what are we yet to discover? There are no limits. Be part of this legacy festival.

Selected entries will be given the opportunity to exhibit at FORMAT23 and a chance to receive one of the festival awards. All submissions will be seen by our FORMAT Curators and a longlist will be selected for final review by our panel of industry experts.

Application fees

Early Bird 18 EUR (Until 1 August 2022, 11:59pm BST)
Standard 23 EUR (After 2 August, 00:00am BST)

Submission deadline: 31 August 2022

For full details of how to apply visit the submission site.

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