FORMAT11 announced as most succesful edition to date
FORMAT International Photography Festival cements its place as the UK’s foremost biennial of contemporary photography with initial audience and impact analysis showing FORMAT 2011 as the most successful edition to date. Early indications are that the economic impact of the festival could be as high as £1 million for the city of Derby.
The festival’s fifth edition, FORMAT11, took place at various venues in and around Derby, welcoming an estimated record 100,000 visitors to the city across its month-long programme, from 4th March – 3rd April. Curated by Louise Clements around the theme Right Here, Right Now: Exposures from the public realm, FORMAT11 presented more than 3,000 works by over 300 artists of international significance, providing the most comprehensive survey of street photography ever seen.