GRAIN is an arts organisation dedicated to commissioning, facilitating and delivering ambitious, engaging and high quality photography projects, commissions, events and exhibitions.  We produce new work in collaboration with artists, photographers and communities and collaborate with major partners here and internationally to engage and work with new audiences and participants.

GRAIN is led by GRAIN Projects CIC, a unique and collaborative arts organisation, supported by Arts Council England and Birmingham City University.


Clare Hewitt

GRAIN Bursary Award to develop a project that aims to look at isolation through working with a community of individuals and a woodland of trees.

GRAIN Photobook Bursary: Awarded to Andy Pilsbury

His book dummy titled The Flesh and The Fantasy is made up of five stories connected by the export of American culture in the UK.

Anthony Luvera

A collaboration with people experiencing homelessness and SIFA Fireside

Rural: Commissions & Collaborations

A new programme of 10 projects in collaboration with rural communities across the Midlands.

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