Bear Mother House
Pearl Wise discovered how Hackney based organisation Xenia, which connects migrant women and English speaking women, has been working with artists Fourthland on their latest exhibition Bear Mother House.
Studio Interview: Jonathan Donovan
Jessie Lawson talks to Jonathan Donovan about his audio-visual project No Place Like Home.
Syd Shelton’s Rock Against Racism
Photographer Syd Shelton talks about his involvement with Rock Against Racism as an activist and a photographer. This is the story of reggae and punk joined forces to fight right wing politics. His collection of photographs published by Autograph ABP gives a unique insight into this moment in history.
1st October to 30th November
PHOTOMONTH 2015 will be bringing an exciting range of exhibitions and events to galleries and venues across East London this autumn.
Photoblock at Old Truman Brewery includes the Royal Photographic Society International Print Exhibition 8-13 Oct, AOP Photography Awards 8-11 Oct,Photomasters MA Photography Show 8-11 Oct and Hasselblad’s Shoot LDN 8 & 9 Oct.
Rich Mix is hosting the Photomonth Photo-Open sponsored by theprintspace and the World Photography Organisation 5-29 Nov and the Photomonth Portfolio Review on 28 Nov.
Hoxton Mini Press will host the Photobook Week in October with a whole series of events including book launches, discussions, self-publishing sessions and a Book Fair.
The Whitechapel Gallery will curate a Youth Project with Ukrainian photographer Alina Kisina.
Shutter Hub will be arranging a series of talks on professional development for emerging photographers and meet-ups in East End galleries.
Bishopsgate Institute will be holding three Modern Magic Lantern Shows featuring East End Photographers with Spitalfields Life.
Magic Me will create ‘Rooms with a View’ – personal histories portrayed with photography and performance.
Swadhinata Trust will produce a Bengali East End Photowalk.
The Artful Project will be touring their Ice Cream Van Gallery
Documentary Photographer of the Year at the Rag Factory
Andrew Quilty: Kites from Kabul V&A Museum of Childhood
Astronomy Photographer of the Year Royal Museums Greenwich
London Independent Photographers Espacio Gallery
Keith Greenough: Lifting the Curtain The Town House
Christina Broom: Soldiers and Suffragettes Museum of London Docklands
Uncertain States Open Call Four Corners
Drift: 12 photographers Shop 7, Dray Walk
Sara Hannant: Out of the Fire Oxford House
William Whiffin’s East End Tower Hamlets Local History Library
Find out more at photomonth.org
Until 28 June 2015
Photographer Yvonne de Rosa looks into the living conditions of Bosnian and Romanian children and their families. The photographs exhibited at the V&A Museum of Chilhood is the result of a collaboration with international charity Hope and Homes for Children that aims to prevent the breakdown of families and to ensure children grow up in a adequate environment.
Check the V&A MoC‘s website for opening times.
EastCast talks to photographer Jan Klos about his latest project featuring the people who work behind East London pub bars.
Photomonth is back celebrating photography in venues across East London throughout October and November. EastCast caught up with Director Maggie Pinhorn to find out more. Full listings at 2014.photomonth.org
Various venues – download full programme for details
PHOTOMONTH EAST LONDON International Photography Festival 2014
Photomonth is back and bubbling over with brilliant images celebrating photography in galleries and venues across East London. Since 2001 the festival has established itself as a major international event – bringing innovation and inspiration through the Open Call for exhibitions and encouraging participation in the wide variety of events on offer.
Imagining the East End is a strong theme flowing through the festival this year with the opening show at the Cass Gallery inspired by the East End Archive. The Photomonth Photo-Open and Portfolio Review are at Rich Mix and a wide ranging programme of artists talks, seminars, workshops and courses provides opportunities for everyone to engage in photography.
Colin O’Brien has been documenting the changing life of London over five decades and the result is a stunning social documentary of London and Hackney.
The exhibition is on until the 6th of September at the Hackney Museum.