The Photography Hub and Network for the West Midlands.

Welcome to GRAIN

GRAIN is a new strategic hub and network for photography and photographers in the West Midlands. We create, facilitate and deliver ambitious, engaging and high quality photography projects, commissions and exhibitions. We work with and develop photographers of local, national and international significance and collaborate with major partners here and overseas reaching new audiences and building the infrastructure and profile for photography. We are unique being based at the new Library of Birmingham and in our connection with the national and international Designated photography collections. We are committed to developing new and high quality opportunities for photography in the region.


True to Life?- New Photography from the Middle East on 7th June 2014 - 2nd November 2014

'Square Pegs' @ The Photographers’ Wall on 16th September 2014 - 1st December 2014

Contact Light on 25th September 2014 - 30th October 2014

Freedom or Death: Vanley Burke on 26th September 2014 - 7th November 2014

People of India: Photographs by Jason Scott Tilley on 26th September 2014 - 11th January 2015

Martin Parr’s Black Country Stories on 4th October 2014 - 11th January 2015

The Metabolic Landscape - Exhibition by Gina Glover and Jessica Rayner on 6th October 2014 - 24th October 2014

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