Bethany Kane is Programme Coordinator of FORMAT International Photography Festival. 


FORMAT is the UK’s leading international contemporary festival of photography and related media. It organises a year round programme of international commissions, open calls, residencies, conferences and collaborations in the UK and Internationally and welcomes over 100,000 visitors from all over the world to its biennale. 


For the 2019 Festival, Kane project managed the Photobook Market and curated a number of exhibitions such as pictured: John Angerson 'On This Day' at Tramshed, Eleonora Agostini 'A Blurry Aftertaste' at Deda, and Graeme Oxby 'Forever Elvis' at Bear. 



Lost Generation III

Bene Culture Birmingham

June 2018


Lost Generation III explores contemporary youth culture through the works of over twenty independent photographers from an international audience who document their own life experiences. Amongst the widely celebrated exhibiting artists includeSlaves guitarist Laurie Vincent and British Journal of Photography’s 2016 One to WatchClaudio Majorana

From Serbia’s open landscapes, the streets of Wisconsin USA, the squats of Paris and the backstreets of London, the exhibition offers an insight into a largely misunderstood generation. Lost Generation III explores how alternative lifestyles, friendships and community are used to distract oneself from political animosity and wider society.

Lost Generation II 

ArtHouse Derby

November 2017


Lost Generation photographically explores contemporary youth culture and the political animosity amongst British millennials, through the eyes of twenty photographers. 

Bethany Kane is founder, project manager and curator of Lost Generation.

For more information please see Instagram: @lostgenerationbrum 

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Lost Generation 
Tilt Birmingham
August 2017 

Lost Generation photographically explores contemporary youth culture and the political animosity amongst British millennials, through the eyes of seven photographers.  

Bethany Kane is founder, project manager and curator of Lost Generation.

For more information please see Instagram: @lostgenerationbrum 

All Because of You 
mac Birmingham 
July 2017

All Because of You documents young participants within the Northern Soul scene through photographs (Bethany Kane) and words (Sarah Raine). 

Bethany Kane is project manager and curator of All Because of You. 

All Because of You 

Parkside Gallery, Birmingham

January 2017


All Because of You documents young participants within the Northern Soul scene through photographs (Bethany Kane) and words (Sarah Raine). 


Bethany Kane is co-curator of All Because of You.

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