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Format International Photography Festival 2017

The Format Festival of Photography is the largest festival of photography in the UK. It runs biennially and the 2017 event features work by 62 photographers showing at 22 venues across Derby and nearby. The festival patrons this year are the Royal Photographic Society and Brian Griffin HonFRPS.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 28 Mar 2017

Ready for the River?

“Tales of Two Rivers” features Yang Wan Preston and Polly Braden who will share their adventures with us. It’s now less than two weeks to go until the Contemporary SIG’s conference in Birmingham. Are you ready?

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 25 Mar 2017


A great idea for a project, take two completely different styles of images and create photomontages to highlight their differences and bring a subject to an unwitting audience.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 08 Mar 2017

Provoke: Photography in Japan between Protest and Performance, 1960–1975

This exhibition (on show until April 30, 2017) provides a thorough history of the Provoke movement and its connections between photography, political protest, and performance in post-war Japan.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 06 Mar 2017

Wolfgang Tillmans

Wolfgang Tillmans exhibition '2017' is at Tate Modern, London from 15th February to 11th June 2017

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 17 Feb 2017

Doris, how good to meet you again

People watching is such fun – clearly Jeff Hutchinson’s relationship with his mother-in-law and his sense of humour are both strong.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 02 Feb 2017

Images about… science and the environment

Contemporary photography can appear in all kinds of publications, not just the photographic press.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 25 Jan 2017

The Greatest Photobooks

The Winter 2016 issue of SOURCE, the Photographic Review, includes the results of a poll to select the greatest photobooks ever published. Here's the 20 best books on their list.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 23 Dec 2016

Know Your Onions

Contemporary Journal is available on-line via Issuu

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 13 Dec 2016

Magnum Photobooks

Magnum past-president Susan Meiselas has said that Magnum needs a new description now that much of the members work is more personal and long term. With Martin Parr's photographs of food, Alec Soth's wanderings along the Mississippi and Olivia Arthur's fictive story Stranger, it is obvious that Magnum outputs now represent a major strand of contemporary photography, alongside that of the fine art photographer.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 26 Nov 2016