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.


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

In search of George Cartlidge 'In September a Staffordshire Hilltop' on 14th October 2014 - 22nd February 2015

EMPIRE: Jon Tonks on 18th October 2014 - 4th January 2015

West Indies to West Midlands: Inès Elsa Dalal on 11th November 2014 - 8th January 2015

BOM - Chaos Computer Club on 15th November 2014 - 1st March 2015

I sell the Shadow to Save the Substance: Lucy Hutchinson on 2nd December 2014 - 22nd February 2015

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