FORMAT goes to China

FORMAT goes to China

FORMAT Director Louise Fedotov-Clements and a team of curators and artists attended the Lishui Photography Festival, taking with them the FORMAT group exhibition Sleight of Hand, which opened to record visitor numbers.

The Lishui Photography Festival presented over 5000 artists, across 837 exhibitions.



FORMAT artist Max Pinckers was also recognised for his project Margins of Excess and received the Outstanding Artist Award.


Max Pinckers' Margins of Excess, part of the FORMAT goup show Sleight of Hand


FORMAT’s collaboration with China’s foremost photography event continues to grow and Louise Fedotov-Clements and Wang Peiqan have signed an agreement for future collaborations. In 2020 FORMAT will present at QUAD, Derby the Lishui Photography Festival/FORMAT Exhibition Award 2019 winner Internet Famous Sites by artist Yingyao Zou and curated by Dawei Luo.


There was strong competition for the Lishui Photography Festival Grand Award, which was won by FORMAT artist Regine Petersen for her work shown in Sleight of Hand.

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