Anthony Bila, Sipho Gongxeka & Uzoma Orju
17 March – 28 April 2020
FORMAT Photography Festival and QUAD, Derby
Here, There & Everywhere activity this Spring season includes residencies and exhibitions by Anthony Bila, Sipho Gongxeka and Uzoma Orju with our project partner QUAD, Derby and FORMAT International Photography Festival off year.
Their work will be exhibited throughout QUAD, as part of FORMAT off-year from 25 April – 28 June 2020. They will also take part in a range of public talks.
See below upcoming activities.
Anthony Bila (South Africa) is a photographer who will make short films and photography documenting LGBTQ+ young people.
Sipho Gongxeka (South Africa) is a photographer who will be creating new photographic zines with the LGBTQ+ community in the East Midlands.
Uzoma Orju (Nigeria) is a people-centred technologist who will work together with the QUAD curatorial team to create a VR/AR exhibition space with AR interventions in the exhibition using tilt and other VR image programmes for participants and the exhibition visitors to encounter.
Upcoming public activities:
9 April: Residency Artists’ Open Studio, QUAD
24 April – 4pm-6pm: Art in Africa Symposium: Did I Stutter, The New Vernacular – young people, restitution and LGBTQ+ identity: Azu Nwagbogu, Louise Fedotov-Clements, Sipho Gongxeka, Anthony Bila and Uzoma Orju, chaired by Helen Starr, QUAD
24 April – 6.30pm-9pm: Exhibition launch, QUAD
25 April: FORMAT International Portfolio Review, QUAD
25 April: 28 June, HTE Residency exhibition, QUAD
Find out more information about the festival here.
Photo credit to Uzoma Orji