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.


Exposed - The Body in Art from Dürer to Freud on 22nd November 2013 - 21st April 2014

The Photographers Wall - A Collection on 23rd January 2014 - 18th April 2014

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

The Aura of Boxing: The Black and White series - Max Kandhola on 1st February 2014 - 21st April 2014

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

Saddam is Here - Jamal Penjweny on 19th February 2014 - 21st April 2014

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

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