is a celebration of photography. In 2010 there are over 200 exhibitions and events in East London and beyond. To mark our 10th anniversary we have created a series of special projects the new photolounge at the Old Truman Brewery, images along the East London Line from Dalston to Shoreditch, eatyourartout with exhibitions in a wide range of restaurants, bars & cafes, photomonthlive.com for your mobile and the photomonth assignment for budding photojournalists.
Photomonth opens with a launch party on Thursday 30 September 6-9pm at Amnesty International UK, 17-25 New Inn Yard, Shoreditch, EC2 A 3EA and an exhibition on the current state of Burma by James Mackay.
Major artists exhibitions this year include Philip Jones Griffiths (1936-2008) and Elliott Erwitt at Magnum Print Room, Ted Polhemus at The Book Club, Edmund Clark at Flowers East, James Barnor at Rivington Place, Noemi Goudal at Hotshoe Gallery, John Ferguson at Open the Gate, Martin Usborne at theprintspace and Walid Raad at the Whitechapel. And there are many exciting emerging artists exhibiting in original venues from The Luxe restaurant to the Bordello lingerie shop.
photomonth 10th anniversary celebrations include:-
IMAGES ON THE LINE
portraits from the Photobooth project by Heather McDonough and Rod Morris exhibited on the platforms of the new East London Line from Dalston Junction to Shoreditch High St 2-30 October.
Feast upon stunning photographic images at restaurants, bars & cafes all over East London .
Saturday 10am-6pm Spitalfields Traders Market, Brushfield Street E1 6AA ( Liverpool St tube) Admission Free. 100 stalls and stands with photographers selling prints, galleries, books magazines, products and services. A great opportunity to buy new work at very reasonable prices.
14-17 October 11am-6pm Old Truman Brewery, 15 Hanbury Street E1 6QR (Aldgate East tube) Introducing emerging photographers each with their own independent exhibition
14-25 October 11am-6pm Old Truman Brewery, 15 Hanbury Street E1 6QR (Aldgate East tube) See this years submissions in a show invigilated by the photographers. All prints for sale. Includes images from the photomonth youth programme and youth award. To participate email email@example.com
PHOTOMONTH PORTFOLIO REVIEW
30 & 31 October 11am-4pm V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road E2 9PA (Bethnal Green tube) An opportunity for photographers to showcase their work to curators, publishers, picture editors, gallerists, agents and established artists. Reviewers this year include Sophie Batterbury/Picture Editor Independent on Sunday, Stefani Braun/Curator, Photographers Gallery, Renee Mussai/Autograph ABP, Hector Proud/Idea Generation, Robert Moye/V&A Museum of Childhood, Diane Smyth/British Journal of Photography.
18 November 7pm Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechjapel High Street E1 7QX (Aldgate East tube) Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin deliver this years keynote lecture and ask Is it possible to photograph war? Tickets £6/£4 concs. Booking 020 7522 7888 www.whitechapelgallery.org