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.


Photographers Talk Programme

Lottie Davies, Lisa Barnard and Arpita Shah. In partnership with Coventry University and The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum.

Decolonising The Gaze

An afternoon panel with artists Arpita Shah, Maryam Wahid and Nilupa Yasmin with academic and writer Caroline Molloy.

International Bursary

GRAIN Projects and New Art West Midlands £2000 Bursary

‘Arenig’ by Matthew Murray

The new work will feature an engagement programme including workshops, masterclasses and a photo walk.

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