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Monday, 13 May 2013

Format Festival 13- FACTORY

Format 13 Festival Derby
centred on the theme FACTORY and mass production here is a few of my snaps from the international festival which featured exhibitions and shows all over Derby City.

MobFORMAT was a mobile phone picture exhbition which anyone could contribute towards, there was a large printer and stools with all the people's contributions.
my contribution was images which included circles which I then placed around the bin.  
Over 30 artists exhibited within the Chocolate Factory here are some more highlights. 
 from the workshops within the Chocolate Factory

  Out of all the pictures I was drawn to this image the kids makeup is amazing!
These are images from around Derby
The Developer, was a multi-artist residency responding to the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site at John Smedley for FORMAT13. This was the Grand Finale which showed the results from their collaboration everyone brought some food for the show which was hosted at the Chocolate Factory.

QUAD Gallery
Album Beauty
These are all lucky charm boxes
Thaís Medina Brazilian Packaged Miracles
Medina documents Brazilian esoteric products designed to give good fortune, popular with people of various religions and creeds in Brazil.
 I love the idea of luck and prosperity becoming a commodity which can become mass produced.
My friend looking adorable with the picture mat.
 Posing with the boys 

St. Werburgh's Chapel, Atsushi Fujiwara 10 editions of Asphalt and related photobooks
Published in Japan between 2008 & 2012 Asphalt magazine managed to become a point of reference, even in the Western hemisphere due to its platforms of emergent photographers and its anti-mainstream attitude
 Market hall, Stood Still in Time  and Burton College 
Derby Museum and Art Gallery
Curated by Timothy Prus and Ed Jones.
Andreas Meichsner
TUV... to the acid test Paul Hill
FORMAT EXPOSURE Award Meichsner documents employees of TUV (the German Association for technical inspections) in their daily business of certifying the safety, performance and quality of equipment and goods.

Archive of Modern Conflict
Notes Home This exhibition celebrates the dying art of the picture postcard, exploring the holiday time of the working class and factory workers, featuring postcards sent from English holiday resorts.


  1. What a cool concept for a photo exhibit. And I liked your circle display too. Wish I could have seen everything.

  2. Me too, it was happening all over the city and I went on the last day,so I missed loads!