With 200+ photographers, 20 venues and 4 weeks -FORMAT is the place to see an incredible range of new work alongside the best known practitioners of the world. Exhibitors included: David Lynch, Jonas Mekas, Hannah Starkey, Simon Roberts, Cindy Sherman, William Eggleston, Muge, Zhang Xiao, Gregory Crewdson, Eric Baudelaire, Minou Norouzi, Alma Shneor, Matt Boulton, Vincent Lafrance, Mark Read, Jason Dee, Nichola Dove, Frederique Cifuentes, Nadege Meriau, David Boulogne, Svea Josephy, Bethany Murray, E J Major, Pang Xuan, Yue Bei, Sylvia de Swan, George Drivas, Jenny Baines, Gillian McIver, MOB FORMAT, Magnum Cinema and more.
FORMAT09 PHOTOCINEMA Conference speakers include Martin Parr, Donovan Wylie, Huw Davis, David Campany, Neil Campbell, Eric Baudelaire, Rachel Roberts & Victor Burgin. Special screening of Hollis Frampton's rare film Nostalgia; FORMAT is organised by QUAD in partnership with Derby City Council, Arts Council of England, Magnum Photo Agency and University of Derby. Curated by Louise Clements. Festival Patrons: Martin Parr and Brian Griffin For full festival information visit http//:www.formatfestival.com