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.


For the Record on 27th January 2014 - 29th June 2014

The Dark River - David Rowan on 8th February 2014 - 27th April 2014

Library of Cultures Exhibition on 27th February 2014 - 27th April 2014

ALBUM 31 by Sophy Rickett and Bettina von Zwehl on 3rd April 2014 - 30th June 2014

GRAIN Artists' Talk - ALBUM 31 by Sophy Rickett and Bettina von Zwehl on 21st May 2014

Pete James Talk: Daniel Meadows: Archives and Influences on 22nd May 2014

Daniel Meadows Artist Talk on 7th June 2014

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