PHOTOMONTH 2014 Festival News
Thursday 2 October 2014 6pm-8.30pm
Cass Gallery, 59-63 Whitechapel High Street E1 7PF
Come and celebrate the opening of photomonth and the ARCHIVE: Imagining the East End exhibition. Pick up a free photomonth brochure or go online at www.photomonth.org and discover the wide range of exhibitions and events to be explored and enjoyed throughout October and November.
ARCHIVE: Imagining the East End
The photomonth opening show at the Cass Gallery will be holding a series of FREE events:-
Mon 13 Oct 4pm-7pm Meet the Artists
Sat 18 Oct 12noon-4pm Community Participation Project – Photographs from the East End with Prof Jenny Harding. Please bring your photographs, historic or recent, & tell their stories.
Mon 20 Oct 2pm-5pm Meet the Archivists
Thurs 23 Oct Screening: Hitchcocks FRENZY & discussion
Spaces to meet, talk and get refreshed.
Hub No.1 2 Oct – 2 Nov Cass Gallery 59-63 Whitechapel High Street E1 7PF
Hub No.2 6-30 Nov Rich Mix 34-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, E1 6LA
ROMAN ROAD CAFÉ CRAWL
October & November
Get your breakfast, lunch and tea at four of photographer David Hoffman’s favourite cafes on Roman Road E3 and view a remarkable collection of works dating back to the 1970s.
FOTO RUTA CLUE
11 October 2pm-6pm
Shoot Shoreditch – follow a set of clues on a journey of discovery and learn how to take great
photos along the way
Craft Coffee, 68 Sclater Street E1 6HR
Booking essential www.foto-ruta.co.uk
HACKNEY FLASHERS EXPOSED
12 October 2-5pm FREE
40th Anniversary of a Women’s Photography Collective 1974-1980.
Photochats@Chat’sPalace, 42-44 Brooksby’s Walk E9 6DF
LIP JANET HALL LECTURE
17 October 6pm-8.30pm Mishka Henner
Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture & Design
18 October 10am-5.30pm The Instinct and the Idea: Passion in Photography with Paul Hill, David Bate, Anna Fox, Laura Pannack, Peter Kennard.
Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design
18 October 12noon-3pm Imagining the East End FREE
Workshop for young people 15-20 years with photographers Heather McDonough and Rod Morris.
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street E1 7QX
Booking essential www.whitechapelgallery.org
19 October 2pm-5pm with Alina Kisina
Join cityscape photographer Alina Kisina for a unique photowalk exploring the East End from a different perspective. Chisenhale Arts Place, 64-84 Chisenhale Road E3 5QZ
MODERN MAGIC LANTERN SHOW
28 October 7.30pm with Steve Lewis
Photographer Steve Lewis shares his favourite images & stories of the East End in the 1960s in conversation with Stefan Dickers, the Bishopsgate Instutute’s Library and Archives Manager.
Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate EC2M 4QH
Booking essential www.bishopsgate.org.uk
3 November 7pm A Night of Talks at the Intersection of Cycling and Photography with Tom Perkin & Jade Palmer in and of Photovoice’s projects and programmes.
Kings Place, 90 York Way N1 9AG
Booking essential www.photovoice.org
PHOTOMONTH PHOTO-OPEN OPENING
6 November 6pm-9pm
Exhibition open to all kinds of photographers. Imagining the East End is this year’s theme. Entry forms can be downloaded at www.photomonth.org All images are screened and a selection printed. The public are invited to vote for Best in Show and the winning photographer will be given tickets to the Sony World Photography Awards in London 2015. Come and join the party for a sociable evening of images and music. Rich Mix, 34-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch E1 6LA
BABYLON SOUL CAFÉ
7-9 November 11am-11pm
Three days of events in a pop-up café in Blackall Studios’ two-level Shoreditch gallery with screenings, talks, workshops, discussions, performances, DJs, live music and some left-field interventions.
Blackall Studios, 73 Leonard Street, EC2A 4QS
PHOTOMONTH PORTFOLIO REVIEW
29 November 11am-4pm
Rich Mix, 34-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch E1 6LA
An excellent opportunity for photographers to discuss their current and future projects and receive critical feedback from experienced professionals including picture editors, curators, gallerists, agencies, creative and commissioning editors.
Sophie Batterbury Picture Editor – Independent on Sunday
Tony Bell Picture Editor – Observer New Review
Stefanie Braun Freelance Curator
Kit Burnet Picture Editor – Observer Magazine
Bridget Coaker Director – Troika Editions
Shannon Ghannam Picture Projects – Reuters News Agency
Paula Jones – Panos Pictures
Patrick Llewellyn Senior Photo Editor – Getty Images
Laura Noble Director – LA Noble Gallery
Melanie Philippe – World Photography Organisation
Dagmar Seeland Picture Editor – Stern Magazine.
Each participant may sign up for two or more twenty minute slots, allocated on a first come first served basis. Cost £20 per slot. Booking opens 1 October. Apply by email only to email@example.com
WHITECHAPEL GALLERY FIRST THURSDAYS WALKING TOURS
Explore the latest First Thursdays exhibitions with the Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays Walking Tour. Designed for you to follow independently, this map will guide you through some of the best galleries in East London. Pick up a copy from the Whitechapel Gallery or follow the link http://bit.ly/YKYTVG