London V – Artists Announced

Join SLIDELUCK London in celebrating the closing ceremony of FORMAT13

Slideluck London is excited to be hosting the closing night of FORMAT International Photography Festival in Derby, on Saturday 6th April, starting at 6pm.

The evening, art directed by Louise Clements (Artistic Director of FORMAT13) and Maria Teresa Salvati (Director of Slideluck London) will take place in a charming Chocolate Factory; and consists of a potluck-style dinner followed by an eclectic programme of slideshows curated by Monica Allende (Photo Editor of The Sunday Times Magazine and founder of the pioneering Spectrum section).

The event will celebrate the conclusion of the FORMAT FESTIVAL, bringing together members of the photography, art and media communities for an evening of eating, drinking, visual storytelling and music, featuring a new performance by The Developer.

The evening will feature a mixed selection of vibrant and provocative slideshows, including some stories on the festival theme of FACTORY, from renowned and emerging visual storytellers from around the globe

We are thrilled to announce a fantastic line up of international artists that will be featured on the night:

Alexander Aksakov | Alex Grace | Alfonso Almendros | Andrew Youngson | Arantxa Cedillo | Bryan Schutmaat |Catherin Colaw | Diambra Mariani | Dougie Wallace | Duncan Robertson & Briony Campbell | Fan Shi San | Felix Clay | Fiona Hill | Guillermo Giansanti | Helen Rimell | Jean-Marc Caimi & Valentina Piccinni | Joanna Chudy | Kajal Nisha Patel | Laura Morton | Laura Pannack | Lorna Evans | Marcelo Perez Del Carpio | Mijail Vallejo | Monika Chmielarz | Rafael Arocha | Simon Hipkins | Sophie Gerrard | Suzie Blake | Tina Remiz

Congratulations to Andrew Youngson the recipient of the Duckrabbit Multimedia Workshop.

On the closing night, Monica Allende will announce one outstanding work of her choice, to be featured in the Spectrum section of The Sunday Times Magazine.

The best photographic story of the evening, as selected by Louise Clements and Maria Teresa Salvati, will be rewarded with a £350 Gift Card to spend at

From the shortlisted artists, GUP Magazine will select a few series to be featured as interviews and portfolio on the on line and/or off line magazine.

Erica McDonald (Founder DEVELOP Photo) will make a selection of the best stories presented at the event to spotlight on DEVELOP Tube.

Guests are invited to bring homemade delights (preferably homemade but not mandatory) and share their favorite recipes, before the lights are dimmed and slideshows commence.

The feast will begin at 6:00 pm, followed by an eclectic slideshow of photo-stories at 7:15 pm.

The Chocolate Factory, John St. Derby, DE1 2LX
Saturday 6 April 2013
18:00 – 23:30
Tickets:  £8 / £6 concession for guests bringing home-made food to share.
Book tickets here

To close the evening there will be a very special live music performance and photofilm premiere by The Developer – a new group of musicians led by John Parish and Film Maker/Photographer Gavin Bush, commissioned by FORMAT, Derwent Vallery World Heritage Sites and John Smedley – for more information please visit

There will also be a RAFFLE on the night with amazing prizes generously donated by our sponsors, including:

•  2 GUP Magazine Annual Subscriptions
•  1 Viewbook Pro Portfolio Website Account
•  1 FORMAT13 Catalogue
•  1 limited Edition John Smedley FORMAT scarf

Slideluck London has booked a coach with 50 seats to take you from London to Derby, at the Chocolate Factory, so you can enjoy the potluck, the slideshow, the music, the drinks and the fun, without having to worry about anything else.

This is the deal:

Departure location: 15 Gordon Street, WC1H 0AY
Departure date: 06.04.13
Departure time: 3.30pm
Arrival at the Chocolate Factory, Derby: 6pm
Departure from Derby: 23.30pm
Arrival in London: 2am
Cost: £15

Book your ticket clicking here.

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