FORMAT News: Visit Derby
If you are visiting Derby this weekend then you still have time to visit the selection of FORMAT21: Open Call exhibitions, currently on show at Deda and closing this Sunday - 18th July.
Left to Right: Heather Agyepong, Tami Aftab, Lei Lei, Juan Orrantia, Anouchka Renaud-Eck
Assistant Curator: QUAD
This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience and exposure in a leading visual arts organisation, curating, developing and producing exhibitions within our extra gallery spaces, working with emerging artists and curators.
As part of the Programme Team you will provide curatorial assistance and administrative support, working closely with our Senior Curator and Artistic Director to support a wide range of activity including artist residencies, public programmes and working with the FORMAT International Photograpy Festival.
Deadline: 25th July 2021
Created by artist Sipho Gongxeka as part of the exhibition FORMAT21 Presents: Here, There & Everywhere this limited edition Zine and Tote bag is available via the FORMAT shop for just £24. House of Realness challenges long-held notions of how black queer individuals are expected to publicly perform their identities, with a set of nostalgic images using an aesthetic that mimics a style of photography reminiscent street photography from the 1980s.
With texts by festival director Louise Fedotov-Clements, guest curators Marina Paulenka, W.M. Hunt, Paul Lowe and Jennifer Good, plus extracts from Brian Griffin's book this year's festival catalogue is packed with great images and articles accompanying each of the exhibitions in FORMAT21: Control.