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Amnesty International

020 7033 1500

17-25 New Inn Yard, EC2A 3EA

Liverpool Street, Old Street tube

Mon-Fri 9am-6pm

20 Oct - 05 Nov


Eugene Richards, Jim Goldberg, Lefteris Pitarakis

The work of the three photojournalists shortlisted for the Amnesty International Media Awards 2009 is both moving and thought provoking. Eugene Richards chronicles the often inhumane treatment and suffering of people confined in psychiatric institutions in countries as diverse as Hungary, Mexico and Armenia. Jim Goldberg documents the lives of refugee, immigrant and trafficked people who have travelled from war-torn and impoverished countries to make a new life in Europe. Lefteris Pitarakis records the aftermath of the devastating attacks by Israel on Gaza in January 2009.

29 Oct - 7 pm

DISCUSSION: ALIVE OR DEAD? The Evolution of Photojurnalism in the Digital Age

With technology continually evolving, the rise of citizen journalism and the use of the internet to host and distribute images, the way we receive images has changed. What effect is this having on photojournalism and what is the impact on human rights reporting?
Panel includes: Sophie Batterbury, Picture Editor, Independent on Sunday;
Camilla Brown, Senior Curator, Photographers Gallery;
Benjamin Chesterton, Duck Rabbit;
Eulette Ewart, Press Officer, Amnesty International UK (chair).


18 Nov - 11 Dec


Jenny Matthews

Images taken in different conflicts around the world, not only demonstrating the lasting legacy of conflict, but highlighting the consistent trend of inequality and discrimination that feeds conflict and undermines our responses to it.

Artists Talk: 18 Nov 7 pm
Jenny Matthews discusses her latest exhibition Collateral Damage which demonstrates the lasting legacy of conflict on women on the opening night of the exhibition.


30 Nov - 7pm

HUMAN RIGHTS Photojurnalism and Film Phil Maxwell

Phil Maxwell

Phil Maxwell photojournalist and film maker opens up his 35 year old archive to explore how human rights issues are pursued through the camera lens. Maxwell asks whether photojournalism can change anything and addresses this question with images tracking decades of protest and recent work examining the rights of children on a landfill site in Bangladesh.
Discussion chaired by Maggie Pinhorn, Director of photomonth. Booking

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AOP Gallery

020 7749 4381

Association of Photographers, 81 Leonard Street, EC2A 4QS

Old Street Exit 4, Liverpool Street tube, Buses 48, 26, 388, 8, 55, 271, 242, 141

Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Occasional Sat 12-4pm

22 Sep - 03 Oct


Association of Photographers Members

Come and browse through hundreds of inspiring prints and view the rotating exhibition. All images have been produced by both established and emerging photographers, all of whom are members of the Association of Photographers. All prints are for sale at £40.00+vat each. Frames will also be on sale. Special late opening until 9pm, Thursday 1st October.


06 Oct - 15 Oct


Annual showcase of the best images from the next generation of professional photographers.


20 Oct - 24 Oct


Jason Heatherington, Noel McLaughlin

Collection of new work.


27 Oct - 31 Oct


Celebration of the Girlguiding UK centenary. Plan UK exhibits the work of their year long project with members aged 5 to 26, exploring the theme of Because I am a Girl, an ongoing campaign to promote the rights of young women across the world.


04 Nov - 19 Nov


As long as there has been photography there have been contact sheets. They have played a significant part in the photographic process of editing. Post selection contact sheets are also and integral part of archiving work as well as being a finished work of art in their own right.

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Art Pavilion

020 7364 4147

Clinton Road (off Grove Road), E3 5BH

Mile End tube

Mon-Fri 1pm-6pm, Sat & Sun 12pm-5pm

05 Oct - 01 Nov


Rehan Jamil

A photographic exhibition looking back at the changing face of Mile End Park.

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Autograph ABP PhotoLounge, Rich Mix

020 7613 7499

Rich Mix, 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6LA

Old Street & Liverpool Street

9.00am to 11.00pm Monday to Friday 10.00am to 11.00pm Saturday and Sunday

01 Oct - 19 Dec

Disquiet Days/Jours intranquilles

Bruno Boudjelal

In partnership with Rich Mix, Autograph ABP presents a changing series of innovative screenings of photographic projects in this new permanent space.
The first is 'Disquiet Days/Jours intranquilles' - an intimate record of Boudjelal’s journey to discover his own family and the reality of his origins as the son of a father who was Algerian (who had renounced his own family and ethnicity) and a French mother (whose family forced her to place the newly born child in an institution for abandoned children). This journey is set against the backdrop of a country racked by violence, corruption and urban tensions.

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Barbican Library Foyer

020 7638 0569

Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS

Barbican, Moorgate tube

Mon & Wed 9.30am-5.30pm, Tues & Thur 9.30am-7.30pm, Fri 9.30am-2pm, Sat 9.30am-4pm

03 Nov - 28 Nov


Max Reeves

Max Reeves is interested in the psychology of London. His photographs explore the complex relationships between the people who are in the City and the City which is in the people. For him London is the greatest of all cities and as such its metaphors, palimpsests and secrets supersede its geographical locality.

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Bethnal Green Workingmen’s Club

020 7739 7170

44-46 Pollard Row, E2 6NB

Bethnal Green tube


01 Oct - 01 Dec


Established in 2006 Close-Up Film Society aim to make film culture and history alive in the community. Our Repertory Cinema runs on a weekly basis through a series of films which provide an overview of the art of cinema and its history.
Close-Up on… is a new series of programs focusing on the work of some of the most important directors throughout the history of cinema.
Along with the repertory collection we also organise regular film events to support and develop the access to experimental cinema, showing rare and unseen films in the UK.
Please browse our Film Programme for all details of our previous programmes and updates of our forthcoming screenings.

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Box Gallery

020 7247 1816

24 Princelet Street, Spitalfields, E1 6QH

Liverpool Street, Algate East tube, Bus 67 - Commercial Street

24 hour display, viewed at street level

01 Oct - 30 Nov


Marta Bakst

Marta Bakst presents photographic work as light boxes in a series of four large windows at the gallery. The exhibition is a response to the local area, exploring the interweaving layers of time and history bound within it, capturing places or moments that usually go unnoticed and revealing subtleties of everyday existence in the city.

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Brady Arts Centre

020 7364 7900

192-196 Hanbury Street , E1 5HU

Whitechapel tube

Mon-Thurs 10am-9pm, Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-5pm

03 Oct


Heather McDonough, Rod Morris

An opportunity for photographers who would like advice in putting together a portfolio or book project. Get an objective opinion on your work and help with editing and sequencing, layout and design, in a 30 mins session. Choose one project and bring a selection of work prints, and any text you might wish to include. These sessions are suitable for students, graduates and photographers who would like a fresh approach to their work and the opportunity for discussion and feedback.
To book email Fees are £20/£15 concs. per person per session.


26 Oct - 08 Nov


Young photographers

An 'A' Team Arts 30th Anniversary Event Young people photographing the spaces and places of significance to them in their ‘hood’.

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The Brickhouse

0207 247 0005

The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 6RU

Liverpool St/Aldgate East

Tue-Sat 6.30pm – til late…closed Sun/Mon

02 Oct - 30 Nov

Little Big Top

Hannah Edy

An exhibition of live circus photography taken by London based photographer Hannah Edy. Her live performance images capture action from London’s first ever season for theatre & contemporary circus April – Aug 09. Showing dynamic & innovative UK and international circus theatre artists, performing in some of the capital's top venues including Jacksons Lane and the Roundhouse. A little collection of big top circus action in the entrance to Brick Lane’s newest cabaret venue.

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The British Library

019 3754 6546

96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB

Kings Cross, St Pancras, Euston stations & tube

Mon & Wed-Fri 9.30am-6pm, Tues 9.30am-8pm, Sat 9.30am-5pm, Sun & Bank Holidays 11am-5pm

30 Oct - 07 Mar


Capturing the 19th century in photographs. Points of View brings together, for the first time, a magnificent selection of photographs from the British Library’s unique collections, examining the history of the medium and its influence in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The exhibition asks: Who was taking the photograph and why? Section by section, items are presented within their cultural context to explore some of the major themes of the 19th century –from expansion to industrialization, science and the rapid changes taking place in society.

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Bromley by Bow Centre

020 8709 9700

St Leonards Street, E3 3BT

Bromley by Bow tube

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

01 Oct - 30 Oct


Colin Hampden-White

Taking place during October 2009, The Facing East project will produce a ‘portrait’ of the community living in Bromley by Bow. Young people, old people, people with disabilities, Bangladeshi, English, Somali, Irish, Afro-Caribbean; by creating a series of high-quality, individual, photographic portraits. The project will be a celebration of the heritage of this diverse. The portraits will be displayed and made accessible through a website, brochure, an exhibition Bromley by Bow Centre; and will be a way that the diverse community and heritage is identified and celebrated not just in Bromley by Bow, but across London and more widely.

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The Bunker

020 7275 0825

(the car park end of) Abbott Street, Dalston, E8 3DP

Dalston Kingsland overground

Wed-Wed 12m-6pm. Private View Tue 6th 6.30pm-9.00pm

07 Oct - 14 Oct


Zemannesh Campbell, Gianni Forte, Veronika Muller, Bwale Nkowane, Kate Pinner, Carlos Saladen-Vargas, Roland Serani, Haley Wood

Visitors please note: the venue could be a little wet so suitable foot-ware should be worn. The Bunker is a previously 'abandoned' unidentified post-war bunker situated under Dalston in East London.. The space is now being brought back to life by artists who are using The Bunker as an alternative venue for exhibiting work. Photo-Soup is a collective of photographers whose work explores a variety of approaches to the photographic medium. Their aim is to change the focus of contemporary art in order to re-connect with the wider audience and not just the art world.

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Camera Press

020 7378 1300

21 Queen Elizabeth Street, SE1 2PD

Tower Hill tube

Mon-Fri 9.30am-6pm

01 Oct - 30 Nov


Yousuf Karsh

Camera Press continues to mark the centenary of the legendary Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002) with a further selection of his photographs of the outstanding personalities of the 20th century including Film Stars, Popes, Presidents, Prime Ministers, Artists, Inventors, Writers and some of his lesser known reportage work.

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Candid Gallery

020 7837 4237

3 Torrens Street, EC1V 1NQ

Angel tube, Kings Cross Main Line Station, Buses 73, 38, 19, 214, 43, 30, 205, 56, 394, 476, 341, 153

Thurs Preview 6.30-9pm, Fri 1pm-7pm, Sat & Sun 12noon-6pm

08 Oct - 11 Oct


The Photographic weekend of the Islington Contemporary Art & Design Fair (October 2-25). Featuring 20 photographers, established and recently graduated. The exhibition is a selling and promotional event and works will be available to buy straight from the photographers themselves and commissions will be gladly undertaken. The photographers will be present throughout the fair to deal with enquiries directly.

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Canning House

020 7235 2303

2 Belgrave Square, London

Buses 38, 73

Mon-Fri, 12am-6pm

02 Nov - 13 Nov

The Forbidden Rainbow

Julio Etchart

Award-winning photographer Julio Etchart presents a selection of pictures from "The Forbidden Rainbow", his photo-book on the legacy of colonialism in the Americas, published by Serpent's Tail. The images document societies from the old and new worlds of Latin America focusing on the tensions created by the continent's economic and social imbalance. The exhibition coincides with the launch of the 19th Latin American Film Festival.

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Cargo Arch1

020 7749 7840

83 Rivington Street, EC2A 3AY

Liverpool Street, Old Street tube

Mon-Fri 12noon-11pm, Sat 6pm-11pm, Sun 1pm-11pm

05 Oct - 30 Oct


The exhibition is a collection of portraits taken in old analogue photo booth situated in Cargo’s beer garden. “We at Photoautomat believe that life is what happens outside of our portable electronic devices. Our analogue photo booths breathe life back into everyday photography and we hope they'll inspire your imagination as much as they do ours.”


02 Nov - 27 Nov


Ola Ostaszewska Smit, Ania Wawrzkowicz

The exhibition presents a collection of Polaroid’s taken by Ola Ostaszewska-Smit and Ania Wawrzkowicz. The photographs are inspired by travels, beauty of every day life and simple pleasures. The Polaroid’s combination with text creates visually stimulating journeys through the personal diaries of both photographers Picasso said, “Painting is another way of keeping diary” for us taking Polaroid’s is what painting was for Picasso.

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The Carpet Shop


34A New Inn Yard, EC2A 3EY

Liverpool Street, Old Street tube, Buses 26, 48, 55, 67, 149, 242, 243

Sat 14 Nov & Sun 15 Nov 12pm-5pm

14 Nov - 15 Nov


Thomas Giddings

.This exhibition brings together photographs as well as moving image and audio that document Giddings’ trip across North America. Joined by a small group of friends, the photographer started out in New York, driving through states including Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arizona, down Route 66 and ending his journey in Los Angeles. Intimate records of the group’s journey are presented alongside work that explores the American vernacular, its landscapes and inhabitants. These come together in a body of work that reflects the simultaneous experience of newness and alienation that is inherent in travel.

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Chicci Art Lounge

020 8141 4190

516 Roman Road, E3 5ES

Bow tube

Mon–Fri 8am–7pm, Sat 8am-6pm

12 Oct - 23 Nov


Evi Lemberger, Tanya Long

The photographic works of both Tanya Long and Evi Lemberger at first couldn’t possibly appear any more different. Long’s abstract, geometric, camera-less images fall under the category of fine art. Lemberger’s objective, traditional images are documentary in style. By placing the works of these two photographers together in one exhibition it will show that although the two seem vastly different, they are indeed quite similar. Both women depend heavily on traditional compositional techniques. Long favours the modernist motif of the grid to express her experience of London’s urban landscape. Lemberger uses that of 1950’s American photographers in her socio-economic

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Christ Church Spitalfields

020 7426 5362

Commercial Street, E1 6LY

Liverpool Street tube, Whitechapel

Opening Tues Oct 6:30-8:30pm, Wed-Fri 12pm-4pm, Sat 1pm-6pm, Sun 1pm-6pm. Out of hours viewings can be arranged by appointment

13 Oct - 19 Oct


Ketuta Alexi, José Manuel Bacelar, Giovanna Del Sarto, Verena Hanschke, Adam Patterson, Camille Queylard, Mona Simon, Henrietta Williams, Anna von Stackelberg

An Exhibition of photographs by young and emerging international documentary photographers at Christ Church in Spitalfields.

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City Lit

020 7492 2704

City Lit, Keeley Street, WC2B 4BA

Holborn tube

Mon-Fri 10.30am-8pm, Sat & Sun 10.30am-4pm

24 Nov - 30 Nov


2009 marks the centenary of the birth of photographer John Gay (1909-1999), whose candid images of people at work and leisure in post-war Britain form one of the most engaging visual documents of the time. As a tribute to his book London Observed (1964), students follow in Gay's footsteps and explore everyday life in London through the lens.

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Clifford-Thames Gallery


Loft 1, 107 Clifton Street, EC2A 4LG

Liverpool Street, Moorgate, Old Street

16 Oct-15 Nov 11am-8pm (11am-5pm weekends). Closed Wed

16 Oct - 15 Nov


Geoff Chaplin, Alex Chater, Hellena Cleary, Julian Smart, Tom Sobota, Hamish Stewart

Six artists working with historical pigment print processes. To view the work of these six photographers is to gain an insight into the rich variety of technologies and methods utilised by photography since its inception 170 years ago. Yet today just a handful of these continue to be practised. This is a rare opportunity to see first hand photographic prints made using methods now largely forgotten - but kept alive through the dedicated efforts of a select group of individual artist/researchers.

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Wilkinson & Provins use their cameras to record the everyday collision of objects. For photomonth 09 they have created a work that is a single large print measuring 6 metres x 1 metre, hung like a scroll with chrome pins. The print is like an exploded film, a series of 22 images made individually by each photographer and pieced together for this event. To find the location visit their website.

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Community Cafe

020 8985 3902

The Salvation Army, 122-124 Lower Clapton Road, E5 0SR

Clapton, Hackney Downs, Hackney Central stations


Mon 12noon-3pm, Tues-Thurs 9am-3pm, Fri 10am-2pm, Sun 12noon-1pm

01 Oct - 03 Dec


Alix Edwards

VIBRANT! invites you to lift your spirits and warm your heart! These large, shiny, bright and colourful images shot locally demonstrate that alongside the ‘urban’ co-exists a magical dream-like reality, highlighting the extraordinary possibilities inherent in the ordinary.

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Cottons Atrium

Cottons Atrium, Tooley Street, SE1 2QE

London Bridge tube

Open daily 8am-8pm

19 Oct - 31 Oct


The London Independent Photography 21st Annual Exhibition represents the best work by LIP members from the last year.We are a forum for both amateur and professional photographers with more than 450 members. The exhibition is selected by respected London photographers who are completely independent from LIP. This year’s selectors are: Magda Keaney, Curator Photography, National Portrait Gallery and Susanna Brown, Curator Photography, V&A Museum.

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Crypt Gallery

020 7388 1461

St Pancras Church, Dukes Road, WC1H 9PY

Euston, King’s Cross tube

Mon-Sun 10am-6pm

30 Oct - 03 Nov


Uz Afzal, Karina Beltran, Fagner Bibiano, Charlie Dutton, Craig M Edwards, Bruno Freitas de Oliveira, Ewa Kazmierczak, Raakhee Lakhtaria, Catherine Lindsay-Davies, Georgina McNamara, Olivia Milani, Myka B, Heidi Ng, Tanya Poll, Natalia Skobeeva, Bex Singl

The Super Monday collective present their first group show since finishing their postgraduate course at St Martins College of Art & Design in 2008. Curated by Rebecca Harris, expect to see an array of contemporary approaches to the medium, questioning the very nature of the photographic image.


19 Nov - 24 Nov - 18:00 - 20:00


Cameron McNee and Dominic Kelly

Photographer Cameron McNee and actor/director Dominic Kelly have collaborated to produce their second exhibition of photographs exploring emotions and relationships. Working together since 2006 they’ve devised a process to capture uncensored moments of human emotion. In a culture fascinated with watching reality television and seeing real people in emotive situations, the work of McNee and Kelly aims to provoke people's expectations about what is real and what is fabricated. Exhibiting in The Crypt Gallery, a cavernous space under St Pancras Church built in1822, the haunting tunnels compliment the images and offer the viewers space to consider the work.
Private View is on the 19th November.

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Cynthia Corbett Gallery

020 8947 6782, 07939085076

Old Truman Brewery, F Block, T5, 15 Hanbury Street, E1 6QR

Liverpool Street, Aldgate East tube

Mon-Sun 11am-6pm

15 Oct - 04 Nov


Gemma Anderson, Lluis Barba, Charlotte Bracegirdle, Maisie Broadhead, Cecile Chong, Hector de Gregorio, Alice Evans, Ghost of a Dream, Kerry Jameson, Valerie Mary, David Roche, Constance Slaughter, Masaki Yada

The exhibition features emerging and newly established artist whose work is inspired by Old Masters. Through photography, painting, sculpture, and installation, each artist references an element of the established art historical canon, either through technique, imagery or subject, whilst placing an undeniably contemporary spin on highly revered paintings.

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Dalston Superstore

020 7254 2273

117 Kingsland High Street, E8 2PB

Dalston Kingsland Overground, Old Street, Liverpool Street tube

Facebook Dalston Superstore

Mon-Sun 12pm-2am

24 Sep - 08 Nov


Ralf Obergfell, Tony Hornecker

Ralf Obergfell & Tony Hornecker traipse through London's dance floors of past and present (2005-2009) and gather a collection of Ralf's finest portraits of the scenes' beautiful creatures of the night, placing them in homage on the walls of the recently launched Dalston Superstore. Featuring, in no order of greatness, Jonny Woo, Ryan Styles, Jeanette, A Man to Pet, Miss Transforma, Pia, Tasty Tim, Alex Collins & Shabnam...the body of work has been taken at some of London's most iconic night spots such as GutterSlut, Trailer Trash and the Pale Blue Door.

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020 7702 8802

649 Commercial Road, E14 7LW

Limehouse DLR, C2C, 15, 115, 135, D3 bus

Tues-Fri 11am-9pm, Sat 10am-5pm

25 Sep - 20 Nov


Dave Allies-Curtis

This exhibition brings together two photographic projects by artist Dave Allies-Curtis. Both show his use of the natural environment as a source of inspiration and as visual metaphors for other wider social concepts. The atmospheric space at Departure makes a suitably contemplative context for viewing the works.

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El Aguajal

0207 923 4883

578 kingsland Road, Hackney, E8 4AH

Dalston Kingsland station

Mon-Sun, 11am-1am

02 Oct - 29 Oct

Fabrizio Stefanoni

Fabrizio Stefanoni

A collection of images by Fabrizio Stefanoni from journeys around Europe.

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Eleven Spitalfields

020 7247 1816

11 Princelet St, E1 6QH

Liverpool Street tube

Daily 12noon-6pm

02 Oct - 05 Oct


Carol Sharp

Transition symbolises Carol Sharp’s journey through the literal into the realm of abstraction, exploring her relationship with nature at a deeper level. Faded stalks of reed reflect fragmented and confused when they meet the water, to which they will eventually return and disintegrate before re-emerging. The images explore the connections between physical and abstract realities as well as the timeless cycles and continuity of nature.

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Flowers East

0207 920 7777

82 Kingsland Rd, E2 8DP

Old Street, Liverpool Street, Hoxton tube

Tues-Sat 10am-6pm

11 Sep - 10 Oct


Nadav Kander

Formal and frank, yet playful and stylised, Nadav Kander’s individual portraits of the 53 members of President Obama’s cabinet constitute one of the most significant commissioned photographic series of the decade. This epochal body of work amplifies the quiet communication between artist and sitter, as the photographer conjures the characters of his subjects through a unique appreciation of the theatricality of detail and expression.

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Not only landscape online

Andrzej Wojcik

I just would like to invite all of you to see what i love to do most . I hope you enjoy...

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The Foundry

020 7739 6900

86 Great Eastern St, EC2A 3DT

Old Street tube

Tues-Sun 4.30pm-11pm

29 Sep - 05 Oct


Avneet Padda

Images focusing on the idea of restriction, and the suppression of certain realities in order to move forward.


06 Oct - 11 Oct


Heather Blockley

Recent work.


06 Oct - 11 Oct


Exhibition by the Palestinian/Israeli photographers’ collective documenting the dispossession of indigenous Palestinians from their native city. Presented by the Hackney Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Opening with a talk by the Director of the Israeli Committee Against Demolitions (UK) about the ongoing policy of ethnic cleansing, on Wednesday 7 Oct at 8pm


07 Oct - 11 Oct


Ewa Bialek, Carolyn Lefley, Mark Denton

Ewa Bialek’s ‘In Between’ explores the familiarity that she lost with her Polish homeland whilst living in London. Ewa photographs spaces of her past, which have become unfamiliar, leaving the artist with a sense of loss. Similarly, a quest for a place to belong is pictured Carolyn Lefley’s work ‘Belonging’. Set within the make-believe world of the dark and somehow uncanny bedrooms of a doll’s house, Carolyn’s empty and neglected miniatures groan with implicit memories and a sense of longing for home. Mark Denton shows his new work, ‘Domestic’.


13 Oct - 29 Oct


Jeannette Petrik

Jeannette Petrik exhibits a series of photographs inspired by selections of modern literature emphasising the theme of identity.


13 Oct - 18 Oct


Jules Lily

Using a camera to witness a landscape that is emotionally charged. The work was made whilst living and working on a rooftop studio in the jungle and will be exhibited as an installation with video,drawings and performance.


20 Oct - 25 Oct


Stuart Leech

Skimming Stones documents the English beaches that Stuart visited during his childhood holidays. Examining his own past, while exploring the British summer and holidaying at home.


20 Oct - 01 Nov


Mark Stringer

The show attempts to explore the forgetful nature of the artist and his relationship with the photographic document as evidence.


27 Oct - 01 Nov


Yuri Pirondi

Ten pictures for six portraits. Rebus is an old medieval game, a puzzle consisting of pictures and symbols representing words and syllables. Find the secret sentence.


28 Oct - 08 Nov


Andy Morrice

Andy sells boots in Camden Town and takes photographs of his mates who are punks and skinheads in North London.


10 Nov - 22 Nov


Stefan Roman

Vistas and architecture from the pov of a truck driver. Images that flick by in random fashion, caught, captured and distilled into large scale drawings.


17 Nov - 22 Nov


Evi Lemberger

The photography work is about the meaning of identity and the result of a lack of national and economical belonging. The project settled the area Transcarpathia, which belonged to different countries, such as Hungaria, Czech Slovakia, Transcarpathia, Sovjet Union and Ukraine. Nowadays it is economical and political neglected: The area has about 80 % unemployment and most people have their own land to get their food. Although the area is highly multicultural and multi religious which live peacefully together. By talking to people I draw a very personal picture, of the people, the place and their identity.

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Four Corners

020 8981 6111

121 Roman Road, E2 0QN

Bethnal Green tube & station

Wed-Sat 2pm-6pm or by arrangment

15 Oct - 6.45pm-9pm


Quarterly arts forum, where selected artists and photographers present and discuss their work in an informal and supportive environment.
Ring or email to book a place.


30 Oct - 12 Dec


An exhibition of affordable photographic artworks produced by award-winning artists/photogrpahers in Four Corners ‘photo-imaging network’.

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Gallery 320

020 7739 8385

320 Bethnal Green Road, Entrance via Voss Street , E2 0AG

Bethnal Green tube

Mon-Sat 10am-5pm

02 Oct - 30 Oct


Sean Pines

A personal collection of portraits spanning the past 25 years. The exhibition documents those people throughout Sean’s life whom have been inspirational, curious or close to him. Due to the personable nature of the project, the images convey a fond rapport between photographer and sitter.


03 Nov - 28 Nov


Sam Johnson

An ongoing series of large-scale digitally constructed montages. The work aims to question the relationship between a landscape and the many memories which it can possess. After the loss of a loved one, true memories can only be found in the everyday haunts where time was spent together. By using photomontage, Sam has placed these ‘memories’ into the landscapes which surround the solitary figure at the far left of each image.

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Gallery Cafe

020 8980 2092

21 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, E2 9PL

Bethnal Green tube, Buses 8, 10, 254, 309, 388, D3, D6

Mon-Fri 9am-8pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm

03 Oct - 31 Oct


Shahed Saleem, Mark Bebber, Bob Dawson

The images on show depict how buildings, whatever stage they are going or gone through, within a given space and light, have their own sense of place, and character, sometimes not designed, intended or controlled by the architect. The magic of a place can be already there, it just needs to be noticed.

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Getty Images Gallery

020 7719 1457

One Canada Square, Street Level, Canary Wharf , E14 5AB

Canary Wharf tube

Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12noon-6pm

15 Oct - 14 Nov


Terry O'Neill

An exceptional collection of artwork created by world renowned British photographer, Terry O’Neill. The gallery will be devoted to O’Neill’s incredible archive of film stars, musicians and sports personalities. Each with their own singular distinctive style, O’Neill’s artwork captures celebrities in a setting never seen before, taking the audience Behind The Scenes.

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Hackney Central Library

020 8356 2542

Hackney Technology & Learning Centre, 1 Reading Lane, E8 1GQ

Hackney Central station

Mon, Tues, Thurs 9am-8pm, Wed 9am-6pm, Fri 10am-2pm, Sat 9am-5pm

02 Nov - 28 Nov


Alix Edwards

Through My Eyes draws on Alix Edwards own experience as a woman survivor of domestic violence in London. These thought provoking images portray some of the emotions of entrapment, fear and isolation and also question what the law makers in this country are doing to tackle it! Domestic violence is experienced by 1/4 of the population at some time and this exhibition aims to raise public awareness and reassure those who are experiencing it that they are not alone.

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Haggerston Estate

020 7502 4134

Haggerston and Kingsland Estate, Clarrissa Street and Dunston Road, E8 4HN

Kingsland Road Regents Canal Stop,buses 242, 149, 243, 65

24 hour, 7 days a week

05 Sep - 05 Jul


Tristan Fennell, Lars Johansson, Andrea Luka Zimmerman

The public artwork "I Am Here" will be installed on the facade of the Haggerston Estate. It faces the popular Regents Canal, which is located in the highly desirable area in between Broadway Market and Kingsland Road. The block is part of a larger housing estate currently in the process of being regenerated. The installation consists of 67 large-scale portraits of residents living on the estate. These images will be mounted to cover the windows of flats boarded up in the block as part of the regeneration process.

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Host Gallery

020 7253 2770

1 Honduras Street, EC1Y 0TH

Old Street tube

Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 11am-4pm

01 Oct - 15 Oct


Marcus Bleasdale has received much acclaim for his work, is widely published and has won several awards, including UNICEF Photographer of the Year Award in 2004. He spent eight years covering the brutal conflict within the borders of the Democratic Republic of Congo and is now working on a project concerning our relationship with oil.


22 Oct - 28 Oct


Hans van der Meer has published numerous books of his own photographs and of archival images. His work is included in major international collections and he has had solo exhibitions in venues such as the National Museum for Photography, Film and Television, UK, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Centro Portugûes de Fotografía, Porto and National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto.

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Hotshoe Gallery

0207 429 6001

29-31 Saffron Hill, EC1N 8SW

Farringdon tube

Mon - Sat, 10am - 5pm

09 Oct - 04 Dec


Jim Naughten

Every summer thousands of people from all over the world gather in a Kentish field and leave the present firmly behind. They step out of their routine daily lives and transform in to historical characters from the First and Second World Wars, often with such vigour and obsessive attention to detail that its hard to imagine them in contemporary settings. Taking on a different name, identity and sometimes even a different tongue, the role players re enact battles and drills from an imagined past. It is something more than acting, a collective fantasy played out on a massive scale.

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Idea Store Chrisp Street

020 7364 1505

1 Vesey Path, East India Dock Road, E14 6BT

All Saints DLR

Mon-Thurs 9am-9pm, Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm

02 Nov - 14 Nov


Tim Bowditch, Stuart Leech

Childhood and transition are the subjects of this joint exhibition. Stuart's documentary landscapes explore the beaches of his childhood while Tim's large scale lightboxes take a closer, personal look at his transition from Guernsey to London and into adulthood.

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Idea Store Whitechapel

020 7364 1736

321 Whitechapel Road, E1 1BU

Whitchapel tube

Mon-Thurs 9am-9pm, Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm

16 Nov - 30 Nov


Tim Bowditch, Stuart Leech

Childhood and transition are the subjects of this joint exhibition. Stuart's documentary landscapes explore the beaches of his childhood while Tim's large scale lightboxes take a closer, personal look at his transition from Guernsey to London and into adulthood.

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Il Bacio Express

020 7249 2384

90 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0AP

Stoke Newington BR, Buses 73, 393, 476

Daily 11am-11pm

01 Oct - 30 Nov


Paul Coomey

Street and canal scenes in Venice, street scenes in Genoa, shots of Staglieno cemetery.

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Jago Gallery


77 Redchurch Street, E2 7DJ

Old Street, Liverpool Street tube, Buses 8, 149, 242, 48, 67, 47,35

Mon-Sun 12noon-12midnight

01 Oct - 02 Nov


Linda Duffy, Dolores Sanchez Calvo, Pi Villaseñor Muñoz, Mandy Williams

Linda Duffy, Pi Villaseñor Muñoz, Mandy Williams and Dolores Sanchez Calvo’s photographic project reflects their interests in sculpture and installation. Their new exhibition explores place as memory, a receptacle of marks and traces that can be subtle or transformative, an environment shaped by physical and emotional interactions. Duffy captures the time between the making of marks and the erasure of evidence, fragments of memories are printed as still lives on Villaseñor Muñoz’s ceramic boxes, Williams explores lost homes and broken domesticity through a series of small paper houses and Calvo creates images where the city and the social individual merge metaphorically.

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Kobi Nazrul Centre

020 7375 1320

30 Hanbury Street, E1 6QR

Liverpool Street tube

Fri 23-Sun 25 Oct 11-9pm

23 Oct - 25 Oct


Nikola Mihov

The exhibition is part of the annual This Is Not A Gateway Festival on cities. The festival creates platforms for emerging urbanists who are investigating cities and 'Forgotten Past' is a photographic study of the largest monuments from the communist era. Photographer, Nikola Mihov, has documented shows 16 of the most important Bulgarian monuments built between 1948 and 1989.


25 Oct - 6pm-9pm


Hilary Powell, Dan Edelstyn

A multimedia event building on the theme of Eastern European Exile, immigration and integration, as seen in their feature film in production for More 4, How to Re-Establish a Vodka Empire. Sneak preview excerpts of this feature documentary will be shown alongside short films, musical performances and informal debate.
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012 1773 7889

Elephant and Castle, SE1 6SB

Elephant and Castle tube

Fri-Sat 9.30am-6.00pm

23 Oct - 24 Oct - 12.30 pm - 6.30 pm, 9.30 am - 4.30 pm (see info for more details)



Opportunities for emerging and graduate photogrpahers. The F Words... Essential Vocabulary for Emerging Photographers Facing Financially Challenging Times That's the theme for the next Cultivate event, taking place over two consecutive days at the London College of Communication; Friday 23rd October 2009: Seminars Saturday 24th October 2009: Reviews £30.00 For one seminar session £50.00 for two seminar sessions £80.00 for two seminar and 3 portfolio sessions Dates and details of speakers and reviewers will be announced very soon. Please don't contact us yet about bookings - we'll let you know more as soon as we can. Meantime, keep an eye on the Cultivate page.

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Lennies Snack Bar

020 7739 3628

6 Calvert Avenue, E2 7JP

Old Street tube, Liverpool Street, Buses 149, 76, 242, 243

Mon & Tues 11am-5pm, Wed-Sat 11am-11pm

01 Nov - 24 Nov



Presented in the beating heart of the east London community is a selection of photographs that take a moment - grabs that moment - and holds it up to the light. This selection draws our attention to the people and places that occupy these moments. Here in London these images are seemingly very far away - exotic and distant even. However, our east London community has a broader view of the world and these images resonate a tradition, history and culture much closer to home – a familiar glance over the shoulder.

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Leonard Street

020 7684 8618

100 Leonard Street, EC2A 4RH

Old Street tube

sunday to Wednesday 8am to 12am, Thursday to Saturday 8am to 2am

09 Oct - 30 Nov


Nick Ensing

An exhibition of photographs from the vibrant East End clubbing scene, focusing on the places and the people and the artists. Shot in a documentary style. Featuring places such as Fabric, Plastic People, East Village, Public Life and Sosho. Leonard Street is also known as The Book Club.
Opening party is Thursday 8th October 7pm to 2am.

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Linda Duffy

Photographs capturing the time between the making of marks and the erasure of evidence.

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London Met Uni

Sir John Cass School of Art, Media and Design, London Metropolitan University, 59-63 Whitechapel High Street , E1 7PF

Aldgate East tube

Open weekdays 10am-8pm

27 Oct - 06 Nov


Foyer Gallery

A group exhibition by MA Photography students, from University College, Falmouth, 2009. The show reflects a broad, diverse response to photography, which has evolved from bringing together those from different backgrounds and experiences and challenging them to question contemporary codes and conventions of photographic practice.


17 Nov - 27 Nov


Foyer Gallery

Selected artists that use image and text in their work, looking at the relationship between both disciplines. The exhibition accompanies the Symposium at the Women’s Library.

London Metropolitan University, Old Castle Street E1 7NT
Booking essential.
020 7320 1903 or e-mail
Wed 18 Nov 2pm-6pm Tea provided.
This workshop/symposium will discuss building a building a photographic archive for the future – the selection, collection and digitisation of photographic material. The workshop will debate the role the photographic archive plays in representing the lives of local communities. The event will representing the lives of local communities. The event will make special reference to the London Metropolitan University Eastend Archive.
Melanie Manchot, artist/photographer, talks about using archives in her current project with the Whitechapel Art Gallery and building a photographic archive for the future.
Dr. Jenny Harding, Project leader for London Metropolitan University Eastend Archive.
Mike Seaborne, Senior Curator of Photographs, Museum of London.
Susan Andrews and Mick Williamson, London Metropolitan University Eastend Archive project team.

25 Nov - 10am-5pm Lunch provided.


Liz Jobey, Dr Inge Daniels, Peter Smith, Susan Andews, Mick Williamson, Fiona Yaron-Field

This symposium will look at artists who combine image and text in their work and also collaborative ventures by writers and photographers. It will explore the debate that concerns image/text use and its implications for the way we think about contemporary art.

Participants: Liz Jobey, associate editor of Granta magazine and editor of photographic publications including, The Maze by Donovan Wylie and The Victor Weeps by Fazal Sheikh
Dr. Inge Daniels, visual anthropologist, Oxford University. Author of The Japanese House: Material Culture in the Modern Home, Berg Publishing.
Peter Smith, MA Photography Programme Leader, Thames Valley University. Author of Photography Language and the Pictorial Turn, Kunst and Politik, Jahrbuch der Guernica – Gesselschaft, Bild 10/2008
Susan Andrews, MA Photography Course Leader, Sir John Cass School of Art, Media and Design, and photographer for The Japanese House: Material Culture in the Modern Home, Berg Publishing.
Mick Williamson, Head of Photography, Sir John Cass School of Art, Media and Design.
Fiona Yaron-Field, artist/photographer and author of Up Close – A Mother’s View, Bunker Hill publishing.
Tkts: £40, Concessions £30

Two professional photographers, Spencer Rowell and David George, will teach these classes. They will be run at a reduced rate for photomonth 2009.
All classes will be held in The Photography Department, Sir John Cass School of Art, Media and Design
59-63 Whitechapel High Street E1 7PF Aldgate East tube.
Booking Essential. Contact the Photography department on 020 7320 1903 or email
Each course is limited to 15 places.

How to Make the most of your Digital Camera
with David George
The course will enable you to make the most of your camera and digital technology. Bring your camera with you.
2 weeks: Wednesdays 6pm-8.30pm, 7 & 14 October
Total course cost: £35, Concessions £30

Alternative Print Processes from Digital Files
with David George
This course will take you through the process of converting digital files into negatives for printing in the black and white darkroom. It will focus on using alternative print processes e.g. Cyanotypes, Van Dyke Browns and silver gelatine. You will make prints in the darkroom. Bring digital files to the first class.
4 weeks: Mondays 6pm-8.30pm, 9, 16, 23 & 30 November
Total course cost: £70, Concessions £60.

Black and White Printing for Beginners
with Spencer Rowell
This course will take you from film processing and into the black and white darkroom to make silver gelatine prints. Bring an exposed black and white film with you to the first class. (NOT XP2 or any similar C41 process)
4 weeks: Mondays 6pm-8.30pm, 12, 19, 26 October & 2 November
Total course cost: £70, Concessions £60

Studio Lighting and Shooting Tethered
with Spencer Rowell
This course will take you through aspects of studio lighting and how to shoot tethered in the studio. It will reflect on the advantages and disadvantages of the practice.
2 weeks – Wednesdays 6pm-8.30pm, 4 & 11 November
Total course cost: £35, Concessions £30

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Madam Lillie


10 Cazenove Road, N16 6BD

Stoke Newington station, Buses 149, 73, 106, 393, 67, 243, 76, 67, 476

Fri-Sun 12pm-6pm

13 Nov - 06 Dec


Andrew Aitchison

Documentary photographer Andrew Aitchison spent 5 years living and working in Stamford Hill amongst the Orthodox Jewish Community. The project began when Andrew starting photographing the holy days and festivals on the streets of Stamford Hill. Over time he has built up connections and friendships with key figures in the community that have led him to have exceptional access into family and community life which have rarely been documented. These include rite of passage ceremonies such as a Bris (circumcistion), Upsherin (haircutting ceremony), holy days such as Sukkot (feast of tabernacles) and Tu B’Shevat (blessing of the trees).

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Magnum Print Room

020 7490 1771

63 Gee Street, EC1V 3RS

Old Street, Barbican tube

Wed-Fri 11.00am-4.30pm

23 Sep - 06 Nov


An exhibition featuring a variety of Goldberg's fascinating projects, including 'Rich & Poor', 'Raised by Wolves' and 'Open See'. Goldberg's work is often concerned with the experimental storytelling of 'forgotten' societies; immigrants, runaways and individuals on the fringes of povety. Goldberg's distinct visual style is instantly recognisable, combining text and photography alongside printed emphera, polariods and medium to large format photographs. This exhibition is run in conjunction with the Photographers' Gallery, who are exhibiting Goldberg's new project 'Open See', winner of the HCB Award 2007.

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Mathias Fennetaux

MOTION online

Mathias Fennetaux

Catching what the eyes are unable to see when an object is in motion. Capturing the movement of an object in one frame.

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Maurice Neu Gallery

020 7729 7948

30A Redchurch Street, E2 7DP

Liverpool Street, Old Street tube

Mon-Sat 10am-7pm

14 Oct - 18 Oct


David Kendall

This exhibition investigates how photographic images can create or diffuse visual boundaries between what is ‘glimpsed’ and what is ‘sensed’. It explores links between visual observations, shifting weather conditions, and how the instability of a changing climate is disrupted by mechanized forms of travel, or interrupts transport systems within the ‘city’ and its periphery. The exhibition is sponsored by

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Monty's Bar & Lounge

020 7739 6828

149 Brick Lane, E1 6SB

Old Street, Bethnal Green tube

Sun-Thurs 5pm-12am, Fri & Sat 5pm-2.30am

02 Oct - 28 Oct


Samjhana Moon

The beauty of women from all walks of life is explored by Samjhana Moon in a series of intimate portraits and remarkable locations. In her first UK exhibition Samjhana displays her innate talent for capturing the intrinsic nature of her subjects in natural environments.


29 Oct - 29 Nov


Samjhana Moon

Inspirational moments from a worldwide journey seeking knowledge and understanding captured by an independent female traveller. Samjhana’s images vividly demonstrate the lives of the people she encountered; the beauty of the lands she travelled; and the harmonious relationships between them, as discovered on her Earth Walk.

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Museum of Childhood

020 8983 5200

Cambridge Heath Road, E2 9PA

Bethnal Green tube

Daily 10am-5.45pm

07 Aug - 25 Oct


Bettina von Zwehl

In this fascinating series by the internationally-renowned artist Bettina von Zwehl, one year-old babies are captured in an instant of alertness and total concentration. Depicted in profile and three times larger than life size, the babies appear almost monumental. With her distinctively precise and patient approach, von Zwehl creates images which challenge traditional expectations of how young children are portrayed. In this series, the chaos we often associated with infants is reined into a perfect, still portrait. This is the first time that the “Profiles III” series has been seen at this scale.


02 Oct - 29 Nov


Paul Trevor

A selection drawn from Paul Trevor's Eastender Archive, the photography he did in the East End in the 1970s, 80s and into the 90’s. Trevor's approach was simple; since he carried a camera at all times he made pictures wherever he happened to be. At the time his neighbourhood, Brick Lane, was desperately run down. "Much of it was derelict. It felt abandoned," he says. "Yet from this unlikely location I was gifted a vivid story of a community surviving considerable hardship with resilience, humour and hope - none more so than the kids."

03 Oct - 04 Oct - 11am-12.30pm each day & 2pm-3.30pm


Annabelle Dolby

each day: A fun family workshop looking at the history and basic science behind photography. As part of the session, children can create their very own photogram to take home. Age 5+.
each day: Investigate different styles of photography with our informative family workshop. As part of the session, children can create their very own unusual self-portrait to take home. Age 7+
Children must be accompanied by an adult.


07 Nov - 07 Feb


Gideon Mendel, Pupils From Kingsmead Primary School

This exhibition is the result of a unique engagement between photographer Gideon Mendel and pupils from Kingsmead Primary School, Hackney. Over six months, the children have been taught how to use digital cameras and have documented their world, photographing their friends, families, community and school. Mendel, working in parallel with the children, has documented the life of the Kingsmead Estate through a series of family portraits and a composite portrait of the pupils in this remarkably diverse school. Living on the edge of the 2012 Olympic Games site, they have produced some startling photographs of a city in an extraordinary

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Museum of London

020 7600 3699

150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN

Barbican, St Paul's, Moorgate tube

Mon-Sun 10am-6pm

13 May - 01 Mar


Tom Hunter

Using objects from Museum of London's collections, photographic artist Tom Hunter has created a series of unique and surprising portraits, in celebration of the opening of the new Galleries of Modern London in spring 2010. Hunter has stolen moments from several eras juxtaposing modern London icons like the Vespa scooter with a Museum designer dressed in a 1770s ‘panier’ dress. The beautifully staged portraits are rich with colour yet intensely dark, reminiscent of the old masters style.

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No:id Gallery


31 Commercial Road, E1 1LG

Aldgate East tube, Buses 25, 67, 106

Fri-Sun 1pm-6pm (Private view Thurs 12 Nov 6-9pm)

13 Nov - 15 Nov


Jayne Taylor

Shot on a vintage stereoscopic (3D) camera, 'Interiors' is an ongoing project taking an intimate, playful look at people whose lives resonate strongly with the imagery and aesthetics of past decades. The subjects are photographed in their own homes, in the midsts of their inner worlds, reflecting the artist's fascination with the relationships between reality and fantasy, vision and imagination. The 3D format, with a vintage charm of its own, brings to life the magical and nostalgic qualities of photography, while offering the viewer a momentary flight from their own immediate reality.

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Ocean Music Venue

020 8986 2327

270 Mare street, E8 1HE

Hackney Central overground, Bethnal Green tube then buses 253 or 106

work exhibited outside the venue

19 Oct - 20 Nov


David O'Shaughnessy

This series of work has been photographed in various zoos between 1997 and 2005. The work deals with the fabricated environment in which the animals are housed. These environments represent to the spectator the animals indigenous habitat. The absence of the animals from the photographs aids the viewer to see the organization and the still life quality of the spaces portrayed . Two - Six prints will be on display and possibly alternating throughout the duration of the exhibition.

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Oh Baby London

020 7247 4949

162 Brick Lane, E1 6RU

Liverpool Street tube, Bus 8

Everyday 10am-6pm

01 Oct - 15 Nov


Daniéle Da Meda

The exhibition explores the ambiguity between the urban environment and childhood. The images present children's elements within a very controlled man made environment.

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Old Shoreditch Station

020 7729 5188

1 Kingsland Road, E2 8DA

Old Street tube

Mon-Tues 8am-9pm, Wed-Fri 8am-1am, Sat 9am-1am, Sun 12noon-9pm

23 Oct - 21 Nov


Tom Lovelace

A solo exhibition of new photography work by Tom Lovelace. Ruptures is a continuation of Lovelace’s working practice which fuses photography with sculpture and acts of intervention, resulting in the creation of environments that exist solely for the camera. Each scene is constructed to life-size, presenting disconcerting scenarios that lie on the cusp between reality and fiction. For Ruptures, Lovelace has engaged in acts of physical dissecting and fragmenting the landscape to produce a series of new works that oscillate between the mundane and the fantastical.

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Old Truman Brewery

020 7770 6003

F Block, T4, 15 Hanbury Street, E1 6QR

Aldgate East tube

Open daily 11am-6pm

15 Oct - 04 Nov


Curated by Alternative Arts. Photography show open to all kinds of photographers, the aim is to exhibit a wide range of subject and approaches, all images will be screened and a selection printed. Entry forms may be obtained from or downloaded at The exhibition will include images from the Shoot Spitalfields event organised by Shoot Experience.

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The Others


6-8 Manor Road, N16 5SA

Finsbury Park tube, then 106 bus, Stoke Newington (from Liverpool Street), Buses 67, 73, 76, 106, 149, 243, 476 (all stops at Stoke Newington BR)

Wed-Sun 7pm-12.30am

09 Oct - 09 Nov


Dr Karanka (plus open submissions)

Dr Karanka's Print Stravaganza is a nomadic photography exhibition open for everybody. The tradition this far is to find a location to host the show that allows for a few drinks and a box of accumulated prints will travel there and a show/party held. The organizer of each individual show will provide curation for the event (usually limited by available wall space). Creative ways of showing photographs are encouraged, such as hanging boards of prints from ropes, bluetacking them on walls or clipping them on wires. After all, the whole mess was born for a one-off show in one man's (Dr Karanka’s!) living room.

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Oxford House Gallery

020 7739 9001

Derbyshire Street, E2 6HG

Bethnal Green tube, Buses 106, 254, D3

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-2pm

19 Oct - 28 Nov

HAPPENSTANCE - Black and White Photographs 1990-2007

David Solomons

A collection of black and white reportage images taken by London based photographer David Solomons. The exhibition coincides with the release of the book Happenstance.

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Pages of Hackney

020 8525 1452

70 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney, E5 ORN

Hackney Central, Clapton station, Buses 106, 55, 48, 242, 38, 253, 254, 488

Mon-Fri 11-7pm, Sat 11-6pm, Sun 12-6pm

20 Oct - 17 Nov


Jules Lily

Photoeast is an exhibition of Photographs and videos made in India. The Hackney photographer Jules Lily lived and worked in a studio on a roof in the jungle while making this work and the results are stunning Fine Art photographs that are shot with Prahnic light and extraordinary complicity. The work documents the Pongala Festival where 2 million women cook offerings in the street to the goddess Devi. There will also be a selection of PhotoDances with the landscape that use the camera as an emotionally charged living witness, the resulting prints have an extradordinary depth of experience.

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The Pangea Club


72 Stamford Hill, N16 6XS

Finsbury Park tube, then 106 bus, Stoke Newington station (from Liverpool Street), Buses 67, 73, 76, 106, 149, 243, 476 (all stopa at Stoke Newington BR)

Everyday 6:00pm-1:30am except Sun closing at 12:30am

06 Nov - 30 Nov


Samuel Bedford

A spine-chilling collection of true experiences of ghosts and the supernatural. Presented in a no nonsense and unfanciful manner. Including some well-known and celebrated specters.

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Pebbledash Gallery


2 Leswin Place, Stoke Newington, N16 7NJ

Stoke Newington station, Dalston Kingsland overground, Buses 149, 76, 243, 67, 106

Tues-Sun 11am-6pm or by appointment: 07930940676

25 Oct - 06 Nov


LCC and Ecole Louis Lumiere (Paris) MA Photography students

This exhibition is a contemporary photographic dialogue between two groups of MA Photography students in London and Paris, who are both reflecting on the construction of European identity through Photography. The aim is to foster a wider debate around the implications of national identity within a European context by investigating personal stories, significant landmarks and transitional spaces. And online: is an interactive platform and the starting point for a wider intercultural photographic project. Check this space for temporary spaces throughout the city, in which we plan to run interactive installations.


07 Nov - 13 Nov

116 TO SEA

Joe McGorty

An exhibition of photography by Joe McGorty in collaboration with The Ride Journal “As the pinks and reds of a setting sun gave way to the deeper hues of night, we gently paced our way out of the tight bright urban sprawl into the space and calm of the countryside. Up ahead, the column of cyclists formed a shifting string of blinking red lights, stretched out along the road, twisting lithely like a living organism next to the stationary lights of the queuing traf?c.” The Dunwich Dynamo, the annual 116 mile all-night bike ride from London to the Suffolk coast, took place on the 4th of July 2009 the Saturday nearest the full moon. Joe McGorty's distinctive photographic style captures the spirit and feel of this unique ride.

Exhibition Opening 7pm-late 6th November


15 Nov - 20 Nov

Music is Life

Tanya Traboulsi

A project in progress, photographer Tanya Traboulsi’s series “Music is Life” captures the Lebanese underground scene in all its edginess and diversity. From rap to rock and electronic to experimental, Beirut’s exciting new breed of alternative musicians are captured on stage and in the studio. On the cusp of gaining mainstream attention, many of these artists are already signed to major record labels. Names such as Lumi, RGB and Scrambled Eggs are permeating the international music scene. Traboulsi’s images give an intimate, up-front account of a scene on the make. (Text: Matthew Mosley)

Opening night and live performance 8pm – 2am Saturday 14th November 2009

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Paulo Henrique, Robert Flynt, Eva Mueller

'Autographs' - Paulo Henrique's works on scanned autographed images, playing with subliminal relations (male/female - singer / actor - know / unknown - place / location - past /present). Images signed by the bodies printed as images. 'Surface Tension' - The aesthetics of the body framed in a non-setting with undetermined dialogues and evocations. Works by New York Photographers Robert Flynt and Eva Mueller with participation of Paris based multimedia artist Paulo Henrique.

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Phil Maxwell

Maxwell continues to liberate images from his massive archive. His new online slide show, curated by Haznan Hashim, juxtaposes the old with the new. Look out for the shops in Brick Lane from 30 years ago and women shoppers in today’s Watney Market. A real treat for “eastendophiles”!

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530 Commercial Road, E1 0HY

Limehouse DLR tube

Tues-Sat 11am-6pm

04 Sep - 26 Sep


Michael Bodiam, Tom Lovelace, Stephen Ledger-Lomas, James Pearson-Howes

During September photo-space will be transformed into a revolving exhibition space, showcasing six London based photographers including James Pearson-Howes, Stephen Ledger-Lomas, Michael Bodiam and Tom Lovelace. Each photographer will occupy the gallery for 3 days, presenting a solo display of work, which will then be replaced by a new show from the following photographer. This process of rotation will continue until all six artists have been and gone. A sample of work to come by all six will be presented on the opening night (3 September 6.30-9pm) where this exhilarating exhibition will commence.


01 Oct - 28 Oct


Kristy Gosling, Ellie Davies, Barry Woods, Pedro Alvarez, Richard Kolker, Faction (Guerrilla Arts Group)

We have come to understand our cities as seamless collages of corporate space, but in light of the current economic crisis how are we to perceive these spaces? Corporate hinterlands? If the economic viability of a space diminishes, what factors remain to define it? This exhibition simply titled “Out Of Space” looks at what remains when the purpose or perception of a space is disturbed, often intangible, visceral, unquantifiable, these psychological elements are what inspire the contributing artists. Ideas concerning re-use, re-allocation, and re-thinking of space come into play as these London based artists each take a uniquely


05 Nov - 28 Nov


Ju Young Pak, Jo-Seong Hee, Ulka Karandika, Alex Skliszynski, Fiona Yaron-field, David George, Spencer Rowell

This exhibition brings together the work of six contemporary photographers from diverse backgrounds all exploring the physical and intellectual space between certainty and uncertainty. In this volatile global climate the work reflects some of our current concerns and challenges how perception is formed in our society on issues as diverse as politics, religion, and personal identity.


03 Dec - 02 Jan


Peter Ainsworth, Marc Burden, Manuel Capurso, Ania Dabrowska, Hannah Dakin, Ellie Davies Vron Harris, Jochen Klein, Richard Kolker, Rita Soromenho, Gillian Vaux

For Photomonth09 Latitude Photographers will critically explore the notion of, Opulence. Responses may vary from being an antidote to the recession, aspirational escapism or to thinking of Opulence as being a utopian ideal. The abuse of wealth has caused economic and social neglect, so how have perceptions of opulence shifted within the contemporary psyche? Latitude Photographers is a group of international, emerging artists working in London. Defined by experimental enquiry and co-operative response to debates within contemporary photography the ethos of Latitude is to incorporate differences in approach while retaining the feel of a group response. Artists' talk 14/12/09

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020 8533 0226

42-44 Brooksby’s Walk, Homerton, E9 6DF

Homerton station

Tuesday and Wednesday 12.00 - 8.00pm, Thursday and Friday 12.00 - 5.00pm, Saturdays: contact venue 0208 986 6714, Sundays and Mondays - closed.

01 Oct - 22 Nov


Alan Denney

Alan Denney’s images record ordinary people’s lives in Hackney. His photographs from 1978 to 1986 attempt to tell the story of a decaying part of London riddled with poverty, unemployment and awful housing. The subjects are always absorbed in what they are doing, unaware of the camera.


10 October & 14 November 11am-4pm
One day Black & White Darkroom Printing Courses
Open to all, includes film processing, making a contact sheet and printing/enlarging.
Cost £75 includes darkroom membership.

17 October & 21 November 11am-4pm
One day Colour Printing Courses
Introductory course focusing on basic printing and filtration issues. Bring some colour negatives. Paper provided.
Cost £75 includes darkroom membership.
To book a place on these courses email or call 020 8986 9283.

Wednesday Evening Studio Workshops with Studio East 7pm-9pm
A regular opportunity to gain studio lighting experience working alongside other photographers. New participants always welcome. Cost £20 per month.
To book contact Steve Latner 07866 914681.

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020 7033 3878

94 Leonard Street, EC2A 4RH

Old Street tube


06 Oct - 7.30pm


Tom Stoddart

Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, WX1R 4RL
Holborn Tube
Now established as one of the world’s most respected photojournalists, Tom Stoddart, will deliver the final lecture in the series. During a long and varied career he has witnessed such international events as the war in Lebanon, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the election of President Nelson Mandela, the bloody siege of Sarajevo and the wars against Saddam Hussein in Iraq. In 1997 Tony Blair gave Stoddart exclusive behind the scenes access to his election campaign, as Labour swept victory after 18 years of Conservative Government.

17 Oct - 10.30am-2.30pm approx

PHOTOWALK Line through the Lens

Heather McDonough

Meet at Dalston Kingsland Station (opposite Ridley Road Market). If you are interested in recording some of the changes happening in East London join photographer Heather McDonough in a walk along part of the new East London Line’s route from Dalston to Shoreditch. Bring your camera and document some of the area’s history. Your photographs could contribute to the Museum’s collecting project and may become part of the Museum’s collection. The East London Line is a significant development for London transport and the Museum has been working with Hackney residents to capture its impact.
The walk will end at the Brady Arts Centre, 192-196 Hanbury Street E1 5HU where you can show each other your work and debrief the day. Please remember to bring a packed lunch and a bottle of water, wear sensible shoes and bring a waterproof jacket or umbrella in case it rains.
To book a place contact Michelle Brown, Community Curator at London Transport Museum 020 7379 6344 Numbers limited to 15 people.


08 Dec - 6pm-10pm


Mary Ellen Mark, Martin Parr, Eve Arnold, Nadav Kander, Steve Mc Curry, Stephen Gill, Veronica Bailey, Herb Ritts

Thomson Reuters Building, 30 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf, E14 5EP
Editioned and signed prints by leading photographers such as Mary Ellen Mark, Martin Parr, Eve Arnold, and Herb Ritts will be auctioned at the prestigious PhotoVoice annual auction in December. All proceeds will go to the award-winning international charity, whose pioneering projects work to be bring about positive social change for marginalised and minority communities by providing them with photographic training - those who may traditionally be subjects of photography become its creator and are helped to find vital means of self-expression, self-development and generate income.
To book tickets or for more information please contact, 020 7033878

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Andreia Alves de Oliveira

Exhibition of documentary photography about the London G20 Protests that took place on 1 April 2009. The images are juxtapositions of portraits and interviews taken by the photographer during the more than six hours she was forced to spend in the area of the Bank of England due to the use of the "kettling" tactic by the police. They show a perspective strikingly different from the violent images with which the media summarised the events.

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Pure Groove


6-7 West Smithfield, EC1A 9JX

Farringdon tube


04 Nov - 6:30pm


Vron Harris, Tom Robinson, Yin-Ling Chen, Esther Johnson

Screening and Artists Talk with Vron Harris, Tom Robinson, Yin-Ling Chen and Esther Johnson The audiovisual work of these emerging artists will be projected, followed by a discussion. The talk will address the use of photography in the experimental videos as well as the subject matter that inspired these works.

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The Red Lion

0207 729 7920

41 Hoxton Street (at Mundy Street), N1 6NH

Old Street, Liverpool Street

Mon - Sat 11am - midnight; Sun midday - 11pm

10 Aug - 10 Dec

Paint it White

Adam Parkes, Adrian Capps, Anne Clements, Brad Steiner, Chris Moxey, Craig Stevenson, David Solomons, David Brownridge, Giovanni Frisari, Hamish Stewart, John Stead, Jonathan Goldberg, Jonathan Stafford, Mark Denton, Massimo Fascinari, Nigel Jarvis, Richard Conolly, Sarah Bailyn, Steve Richmond, Susanna Suovalkama, Tiffany Jones

The Shoreditch Group of London Independent Photography takes over the wallspace of the Red Lion for its first group exhibition. Photographs in the exhibition have been selected from more than 20 photographers.

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The Rhythm Factory



Aldgate and Whitechapel



05 Nov - 30 Nov


Nickie Divine

This is the debut photographic exhibition by Nickie Divine. Largely shot between 2004-2008, this collection captures some of music’s most interesting protagonists and presents them within a mixture of portrait & live stills. The context of this show sees Nickie explore the essence of musical history within her subjects. Mick Jones, Bobby Gillespie, Iggy Pop, Jenny Lewis, Graham Coxon, Pete Doherty and Lovefoxx all grace the exhibition with imagery that comes from the very core of music’s heartbeat.

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020 7613 7498

35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, E1 6LA

Liverpool Street, Old Street tube, Buses 26, 35, 47, 48, 67, 78, 135, 149, 242, 243

Daily 10am-11pm

02 Nov - 07 Nov


Raghu Rai, David Graham, Alistair Thane, Micha Patault

A look at Bhopal from the time of the World's worst industrial disaster, in 1984, up to the present day. With World renowned Magnum photographer Raghu Rai's iconic work, from the time of the disaster, alongside three contemporary photographer's work showing the city and it's people 25 years later. Between them the photographer's work does not focus on the horrific but instead presents a picture of how beauty and hope ultimately triumph over despair.

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Riverside, Wapping, E1W 3SU

Shadwell DLR tube

By appointment

12 Oct - 09 Nov


Colin Hampden-White

Photographs by Colin Hampden-White taken within a 30 minute walk of Riverside. A collection of photography depicting the diverse local area in which the residents of Riverside live and work from Canary Wharf and the Ghirkin to local parks in Wapping.


12 Oct - 26 Oct


Colin Hampden-White

The Mayfair Squatters Series The photographs submitted are part of The Mayfair Squatters series and were taken in the Mayfair squats of The DA! Collective squatters between October 2008 and January 2009 The DA! Collective are a group of artists and students who create art squats, where they exhibit their work.

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020 7729 7594

Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6JJ

Liverpool Street tube

Tues-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 12am-6pm

13 Nov - 23 Dec


Martin Parr

Preview and book signing 12/11. Mini-retrospective of books by the acclaimed British photographer together with related photographs from 1982 to 2009.

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Roof Unit

020 7537 0976

14 Pixley Street, E14 7DF

Mile End, Westferry DLR tube


01 Oct - 30 Oct


Toby Smith, Jon Wyatt, Andre Penteado, Pablo Antoni, Roberta Ridolfi, Julian Love

An East London photographic collective opens its doors to the public. An opportunity to meet the artists and view portfolios of their work past and present. Strictly by appointment only to ensure that the studio is staffed for your visit.

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The Russian Club Gallery, Club Room

0207 923 8794

The Russian Club Studios, 340–344 Kingsland road, E8 4DA

Old St & Liverpool St, Overground Sation: Dalston Kingsland, Buses: 149, 242, 67, 243

Tuesday–Friday 11–5 pm / Sat-Sun 12–5pm

19 Nov - 22 Nov

Hal Silver

Photography Department at RCA

The enigmatic Hal Silver has proven a fascinating, if largely under-recognized figure, to scientists and historians alike. Following his pioneering discoveries concerning light within a vacuum, Silver retreated into relative obscurity, reportedly continuing his own reclusive experiments into 'inconceivable space'. Little is known of his intentions or methods during this period. After his untimely disappearance the remaining contents of Silver's studio – the 'impossible room' - were found to be cryptic and indecipherable. Lending both name and inspiration to this exhibition, Hal Silver is also the collaborative title under which a selection of current students from the Photography department at the Royal College of Art will continue to work.
Private View: 18th November 2009, 6.30 – 9pm

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Shed and a Half Gallery

020 7613 2479, 07980856844

Studio 4, Back Building, 150 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, EC2A 3AR

Old Street tube,

To arrange a viewing appointment contact Vita Gottlieb on 07980 856 844 or

20 Nov - 11 Dec


Carolyn Lefley

Carolyn Lefley’s photographs depict fictional spaces, where carefully constructed, miniature versions of reality become imbued with tales of myth and memories of childhood. The installation at the rooftop ‘Shed and a Half Gallery’ provides a strangely appropriate setting for Lefley’s enchanting photographs.

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Shipton Street Gallery

020 7729 3739

4 Haig House, Shipton Street, E2 7RZ

Liverpool Street, Old Street tube, Bethnal Green, Buses 55, 48, 26

Sun 11am–2pm or by appointment

29 Oct - 22 Nov


Steve Latner, Cristiana Montis

In ‘I dream you Future’ photographers Steve Latner and Cristiana Montis set up a task: to imagine and try to represent each other dreams. The exhibition will comprise of a selection of images which not only will take the original dreams as source of inspiration but will be specifically based on the subjective interpretation of the photographer.

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Shoot Experience

020 7033 3555

32b Kingsland Road, E2 8DA

Old Street tube

Sat, Sun 10am-4:30pm

17 Oct - 18 Oct


Toby Smith

The Street Photography & Camera Handling workshop will equip you with essential camera handling tips and a correct approach to expand your photographic knowledge. We will boost your skill set giving you the creative freedom to successfully capture the city streets.
You will never see the streets or your camera in the same light again. Aimed only at those with their own digital SLR cameras, the course is suitable for both beginner and intermediate levels.


24 Oct - 25 Oct - 10:30am-4pm


Grace Pattison

The Documentary Photography workshop takes an introductory look at how to use images to tell stories. The course will equip you with essential skills needed to produce a photo-story including structural elements and techniques to heighten the impact of stories as well as tips on getting access to your subject, analysing photography and basic multimedia production.
During the course you will work on a documentary project including research, shooting, use of text and editing. If you are interested in a journalism career or you already write stories, blogs or features, this is the ideal course for you.


31 Oct - 10:30am-4:30pm


Andre Penteado

If you've spent hours carefully selecting exactly the right point and shoot camera, one that guarantees brilliant design, millions of functions and zillions of mega pixels, and excitedly headed out to shoot, shoot, shoot...only to find your pictures look exactly the same as before, then this is the course for you.
This course is for those with basic point and shoot cameras and will teach you how to get the most out of your camera, and to learn how to take great photos of your life, whilst moving away from the traditional technical classroom tuition.


14 Nov - 15 Nov - 10:30am-4:30pm


Toby Smith

The Street Photography & Camera Handling workshop will equip you with essential camera handling tips and a correct approach to expand your photographic knowledge. We will boost your skill set giving you the creative freedom to successfully capture the city streets.
You will never see the streets or your camera in the same light again! You will need your own digital SLR camera and to know its basic functions and capacities. This course is suitable for both beginner and intermediate levels.

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Shop14, The Old Truman Brewery

020 7770 6003

15 Hanbury Street, E1 6QR

Liverpool Street Underground Station

Tue - Sun, 11am - 6pm (open Thu, Fri until 22:00)

20 Oct - 25 Oct


Ben Martin

‘Surface + Depth’ is a photography exhibition organised by the friends and family of Ben Martin (1985 – 2009) to celebrate his short yet accomplished life. Bringing together 22 images of the people and landscapes he encountered during his travels in India and Cambodia in 2004 and 2006, this will be the first commemorative exhibition to demonstrate the artist’s raw, sophisticated talent. The money raised from the sale of Ben’s photographs will go towards setting up a community project in Westminster giving local children the opportunity to develop their photography skills, a project which Ben himself would undoubtedly have encouraged.

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Around the area of, Shoreditch

Old Street, Liverpool Street stations

All hours

01 Oct - 30 Nov

Do Not Feed The Birds

Paul Greenleaf

This series of photographs features pigeons digitally removed from their usual urban habitat and presents them in the style of formal studio portraits. The photographs will be fly-posted at various sites around Shoreditch effectively releasing the birds back into their natural habitat. The process questions the status of these birds, an iconic symbol of London often only seen as pests. A blog will accompany the work.

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For more details on Do Not Feed The Birds and other work please visit:

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Shoreditch Gallery

020 7729 7292

5 Hoxton Market, N1 6HG

Old Street tube, Shoreditch Church, Gt Eastern Street

Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Closed Sun

03 Oct - 31 Oct


Paul Baldesare, Peter Marshall

London is one of the world's great cities and its most photographed. Both photographers in this show work on its streets, with Paul Baldesare looking at the city as a market in which consumers are surrounded by advertising, shop window displays and other consumer pressures but still retain an individuality and autonomy in gestures and body language with at times a surprising intimacy in these very public places. Peter Marshall looks at politics and various aspects of political action on the street, with a small selection of images from his massive on-line project (now over 40,000 images), 'My London Diary.'

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Shoreditch Town Hall

020 7739 6176

380 Old Street, EC1V 9LT

Old Street, Liverpool Street tube, Buses 26, 35, 47, 48, 55, 67, 78, 135, 149, 242

Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat-Sun 12-5pm

29 Sep - 20 Oct


Matías Costa, Iñaki Domingo, Paco Gómez, Jorquera, Carlos Lujan, Juan Valbuena, Eduardo Nave, Juan Millás, Tanit Plana, Juan Santos, Carlos Sanva, Jonás Bel, Eva Sala, Marta Soul

Group exhibition of documentary photography, part of Spain NOW! 2009, which comprises the work of 14 photographers part of the Nophoto collective based in Spain. The show presents an up to date picture of Spanish society through thirteen personal representations of themes, both old and new, that define contemporary Spain. The works of Nophoto offer an experimental insight into everyday life that always leads to the extraordinary.

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07968 331 848, 07973 471 338, 07787 907 250

City Studios, 67a Dalston Lane, E8 2NG

Dalston Kingsland overground, Liverpool Street , Highbury & Islington tube

Wed-Sat 1pm-6pm, all other times by appointment

08 Oct - 25 Oct


Bella Fenning, Amy Gwatkin, Anna Leader

Group show exploring ideas around interior politics; from intimate reportage to a more abstract and experimental approach to understanding the basics of our interior dialogues.

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Spitalfields Traders Market

020 7377 1496

Brushfield Street, E1 6AA

Liverpool Street tube

Tues-Sun 10am-6pm

10 Oct


Admission Free - Sponsored by Photobox, Spitalfields, Hammerson.
This year the photofair spreads over the whole traders market. 100 stalls and stands with photographers selling their prints, galleries representing photographers, publishers, products and services, talks and walks from the Red Routemaster photo bus and a photo bar. An ideal opportunity to see new work, buy prints, commission photographers and select images for exhibition. This event takes place in the busy Spitalfields Traders Market surrounded by shops, restaurants and cafés.
To apply for a stall email or call 020 7375 0441.

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Standpoint Gallery

020 7739 4921

45 Coronet Street, N1 6HD

Old Street tube

Wed-Sat 12noon-6pm

06 Nov - 05 Dec


Sigurdur Gudjonnson

Shamanimal – Ritual and the Non-Human – two video installations by Sigurdur Gudjonnson; large multi-panel paintings by Steph Goodger inspired by Dante and Moby Dick, and the remnants/ creation/nest of the Performing Moths. Multidisciplinary performance and video event on Thursday 5 November across three venues – starts at Standpoint.

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The Star of Bethnal Green

020 7729 0167 – Contact Rob Star

359 Bethnal Green Road, E2 6LG

Bethnal Green tube

Mon–Thurs 5pm-Midnight, Fri 5pm-2am, Sat 3pm-2am, Sun Midday-Midnight (The venue is looking to be open from Midday everyday from Sept 09)

01 Oct - 30 Oct


Tim Bowditch

A Fleeting Innocence is my response to growing up and moving from my humble childhood home of Guernsey to the sprawling city of London. The work, partially funded by the Guernsey Arts Commission and the Centre Fold Gallery was made during my last couple of weeks in Guernsey. Working at the end of August between 7 and 8pm I captured the fleeting moments of summer, the transition from day to night reflecting my own imminent transition. The backlit images, displayed on large-scale light boxes invite the viewer to contemplate the prospect of moving off the island and allude to fleeting childhood memories.

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The Studio


3 Ravenscroft Street, off Hackney Road, E2 7SH

Old Street tube, Bus 55,,,

Fri 6pm-8.30pm, Sat 12noon-6pm, Sun 10am-4pm

20 Nov - 22 Nov


Heather McDonough, Melanie Stidolph, Mandy Lee Jandrell, Laura Braun

Notebook: the process of making. The image in this exhibition are fragments or notations from ongoing or completed projects. This exhibition highlights investigation and discovery, and studies how individually insignificant moments may start to make a complete body of work.

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Marta Soul, Paco Valverde, Julio Álvarez Yagüe

Three Spanish photographers have found a new realm in between reality and fiction; stories that never happened but we all have in our minds. Marta blends social documentary and staged reality and suggests new identity roles and different ways of looking at immigration. Paco portrays absent characters and, subtly, the particularities of these ordinary lives turn into a very recognisible story. And Yagüe uses visual effects to evoke the mechanisms of our mind and how we construct our identity. Are these simply good observations of the common place? Or is this fictional realism a new way to address our individuality?

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Swanfield Yard


2b Swanfield Street, E2 7DS

Liverpool Street, Old Street tube

Every day 12noon-6pm

02 Oct - 07 Oct


Peter Ainsworth, Christian Alegria, Martin Bardell, Marc Burden, Manuel Capurso, Ania Dabrowska, Hannah Dakin, Ellie Davies, Caroline Furneaux, Vron Harris, Jochen Klein, Richard Kolker, Issa Randall, Rita Soromenho, Gillian Vaux

A collaborative work produced by Latitude Photographers in response to the relationship between cinema and photography, investigating the cinematic cliché and the effects of audience interaction. The show consists of photography, a film created from still images, and a book publication.

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Teasmith gallery

020 7247 1333

6 Lamb Street, E1 6EA

Liverpool Street tube

Mon-Sun 11am-6pm

18 Sep - 30 Nov


Mariann Fercsik

Bussana Vecchia is an old village in the north of Italy. It was destroyed by an earthquake in 1887, and remained a ghost town until it was later rebuilt in the 60s by artists who arrived from Italy and other countries. The Bussana series of portraits allows one to feel the atmosphere in which the inhabitants can live an alternative, free and complete life isolated from the bustle of modern society.

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Ten Bell Lane

07973 273 131

10 Bell Lane, E1 7LA

Aldgate East

Fri 16th to Sat 24th October

16 Oct - 24 Oct


Patrick Lears, James Greene, Chris Aldgate, Michael DeGuzman, Tom Clarke

Would you like a coffee?
We need a title for the exhibition.

Five photographic artists with nothing in common but a place of employment.

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020 7739 1060

74 Kingsland Road, E2 8DL

Liverpool Street, Old Street tube

Mon-Fri 9am-7pm

08 Oct - 28 Oct


Rupert Nightingale

The landscape in Iceland is visible and vivid proof of the the extremes of geological action. It's fabric is ripped and torn, pock marked with crust and tumours, the colour and texture of its surface a product of the myriad volcanic minerals belched from the earth's interior. Whilst these images are stylistically a meditation on both texture and form, they also attempt to address the idea of the mythic and perceived permanence of the landscape.


13 Nov - 02 Dec


Frederic Aranda

On November 12 2009, theprintspace gallery in Shoreditch will launch Kosher Face- Lubavitch Jews in the World, lasting three weeks. Over the space of two floors, viewers will be invited to discover a unique vision of the Lubavitch Jews, interpreted in the contexts of portraiture, art and fashion. Lubavitcher rabbis are presented in public and personal spaces, dressed-up and dressed-down, coated in emulsion paint and laid bare. The result is an updated, thoroughly modern and colourful take on what is largely perceived as an outdated and closed world.

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Toynbee Street

26-28 Toynbee Street, E1 7NE

Aldgate East tube

Thurs-Sun 11.30am-6.30pm

06 Nov - 22 Nov


Sandra Jacobs, Verdi Yahooda

Sandra Jacobs’ photographs collected on a series of walks on the seashore in Norfolk, resonate with childhood preoccupations and pleasurable memories of open ended time spent on the same beach with her family every summer. Verdi Yahooda’s photographs of utilitarian objects are removed from their context. Her notions of play stem from the intuitive process of arranging objects. By providing each object with a solitary space, her images acquire a degree of autonomy and a separate identity.

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Toynbee Studios

020 7247 6943

28 Commercial Street, E1 6LS

Aldgate East/Liverpool Street tube


11 Oct


Shoot Spitalfields is an interactive photography treasure hunt for the general public. Participants sign up in teams of 2–4 and are tasked on the day with deciphering clues that will lead them to exciting destinations around Spitalfields.

Having deciphered the clues, teams construct creative photographs to portray the answers. You do not have to be a professional photographer to take part, all that is required is creativity and enthusiasm.
There are great prizes to be won and each team will be exhibited at the photomonth photo-open at the Old Truman Brewery from 15 Oct - 4 Nov. Tickets £15 per person. Booking essential. To sign up and find out more go to

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Trolley Books, London Newcastle Project Space

020 7563 1666

28 Redchurch Street, E2 7DP

Liverpool Street tube

Mon-Fri 12pm-8pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-4pm

01 Nov


Daniele Tamagni

An exhibition of photographs from the forthcoming book published by Trolley, 'Gentlemen of Bacongo' by Daniele Tamagni. This book presents an amazing photographic portrait of the 'Sapeurs', members of the Société des Ambianceurs et des Personnes Élégantes, the self-called 'kings of elegance' who live in Brazzaville, Congo. Dressed impeccably in brightly coloured suits and accessories, the society is well-respected for cutting a dash on the streets of the Congo. The exhibition of photographs will be accompanied by a programme of projections and Congolese music. The book will be available for sale at a special reduced exhibition price.

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Vegas Gallery


64-66 Redchurch Street, E2 7DP

Liverpool Street tube

Thurs-Sat 12noon-6pm

15 Oct - 15 Nov


Working collaboratively, Carla Arocha and Stéphane Schraenen have been exhibiting extensively in Europe and the USA. They will present a site-specific installation of hanging mirrored plexiglass and photographs for the exhibition at Vegas.

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Vestry House Museum

020 8496 4391

Vestry Road, E17 9NH

Walthamstow Central Tube and Overground

Wed - Sun 10am - 5pm

26 Sep - 27 Nov

Going to the Dogs

Katherine Green

Going to the Dogs documents the last three months of Walthamstow Greyhound Stadium through photography and oral history, focusing on the people who worked at the track and contributed to its history.

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Vibe Gallery

020 7247 3479

The Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, E1 6QL

Liverpool Street, Aldgate East tube

Sun 11am–6pm, Mon–Thurs 10am-7pm

22 Nov - 26 Nov


Erika T. Bergère, Thomas Alexander Fletcher

The exhibition is an installation representing a discotheque of yesteryear, an empty room lit with a discoball and confetti scattered on the floor. The walls are covered with photographs of dancers and dance groups in London, using experimental forms of photography. There is a projection piece displaying moving shadows of dance forms. In a quirky re-creation, the viewer finds themselves immersed in a soulful experience, creating a space connecting the viewer as performer and onlooker with his/her physical surroundings. It aims to capture the modern essence of the funk genre today - as a music and style of dance.

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Viewfinder Gallery

020 8858 8351, ex2

Linear House, Peyton Place, (off Royal Hill) Greenwich, SE10 8RS

Cutty Sark DLR tube, Greenwich station

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, weekends and holidays 12noon-4pm

01 Oct - 11 Oct


Olga Micinsca, Anna Micinsca

This exhibition considers the poetics of space, and an individual's experience of it. The photographers experiment with inhabiting enclosed shapes or containers in the urban environment. They visually document themselves slotting in between tree trunks, curling up in playground furniture, submerging in concrete structures. The Micinsca sisters’ playful, collaborative approach results in striking images that provoke a reappraise of our engagement with the immediate environment.


14 Oct - 25 Oct


Greenwich University Students

Architecture students were briefed to photograph Deptford Creek as it aesthetically appealed to them, thus informing their architecture practice through the art of photography. The results range from the haunting to the picturesque; from the comic to the profound, and include abandoned shoes, film noir scenes, fogged exposures and surreal juxtapositions of objects.


30 Oct - 22 Nov


Hester Jones, Francesca Tillo, Rupert Jessop

Photographing folklore and the imagined, re-enacting French literature, reinterpreting Greek & Roman myths and performing fairytales. Hester Jones records children enacting and playing out fairytales, dwarfed by high heels and absorbed in croquet and tea parties. Francesca Tillo’s photogrpahs retell one of the masterpieces of French theatre, Les Bonnes by Jean Genet: two housemaids brutally murder their employer and her daughter. Rupert Jessop re-interprets enactments of Greek myths in highly saturated images thick with intrigue and mystery.


27 Nov - 20 Dec


Astrid Schulz

This solo exhibition presents the aftermath of a 24-hour snowstorm in the Czech Republic. The unwelcoming landscape of a car park becomes magical following excessive snowfall. Astrid Schulz’s images are a poetic reminder of the challenges of climate change and sudden, unexpected weather conditions. The exhibition coincides with the United Nations Climate Conference in Copenhagen.

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The Visual Arts Centre

01708 447 368 ext 238

The Frances Bardsley School, Brentwood Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 2RR


Mon-Fri, 9:30 - 12:30 and 13:30 - 16:30

04 Nov - 17 Dec

Lee Miller’s War

Lee Miller

The Visual Arts Centre is proud and privileged to be able to display a selection of 50 photographs from the renowned collection 'Lee Miller's War'. Lee Miller is one of the most remarkable female icons of the 20th Century she began her career on the cover of American 'Vogue' and later became a Surrealist muse and Surrealist photographer. In 1942 she was accredited as a war correspondent by the U.S. Army. From 1944-46 she photographed and reported on the war capturing key moments including the German surrender in 1945. The private view is a free event on Wednesday 4th November from 18:30 – 21:00 with music by DJ.78.

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Vyner Street Gallery

07970 484316, 07966422868

23 Vyner Street, E2 9DG

Bethnal Green tube & station, Cambridge Heath station

Daily 11am-6pm except Thurs 3rd Dec 11am-9pm

24 Nov - 03 Dec


Roxana Allison, Murray Ballard, Jill Cole, John Cutriss, Caitriona Dunnett, Debbie Harman, Seba Kurtis, Christopher Nunn, ZuzanaSalajkova, Alison Stalwood, Teresa Toms, Helen Warburton, Bella Wood

Lost in Transit brings together new work by thirteen photographers based in the UK, and explores overlapping themes of geographic and temporal dislocation. It is the outcome of a nine-month collaboration, originated through the support of Redeye and Impressions Gallery.

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Whitechapel Gallery

020 7522 7888

77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 7QX

Aldgate East, Liverpool Street tube

Tues-Sun 11am-6pm, Thurs until 9pm

16 Oct - 03 Jan


The Whitechapel Gallery presents the first UK retrospective of leading French contemporary artist Sophie Calle. Her works are most frequently described in terms of shadowing and voyeurism, involving constructing identities and creating complex scenarios that are then documented through photographs and texts. They explore power dynamics in the field of social relations, each proposing an exchange, transaction or social contract with those whose lives she momentarily crosses. this exhibition brings together twelve key works from the late 1970s to the present, including the acclaimed installation Prenez Soin De Vous (Take Care Of Yourself), 2007.

31 Oct - 01 Nov - 11am-4pm


In association with photomonth and Alternative Arts. An opportunity for photographers to showcase their work to curators, publishers, picture editors, journalists, gallerists and established artists. Each participant may sign up for two twenty-minute slots on a first-come first-served basis. £25/£20 concs. Booking opens 1 October.

Apply by email only to
Reviewers include:
Simon Bainbridge Editor, British Journal of Photography
Sheyi Anthony Bankale Editor, Next Level Magazine
Tony Bell Picture Editor, Observer Magazine
Stephanie Braun Curator, The Photographers Gallery
Cynthia Corbett Director Cynthia Corbett Gallery
Louise Garczewska Director Getty Images Gallery
Miranda Gavin Deputy Editor, Hotshoe Magazine
Stephen Gill Photographer
Ashley Givens Assistant Curator, Photography, V&A Museum
David Lane Editor, f2 Freelance Photographer
Jenny Matthews Photographer
Rebecca McClelland Deputy Director, Ian Parry Scholarship
Renee Mussai Archive Project Manager, Autograph ABP
Diane Smythe Deputy Editor BJP
Anya Stonelake Director Whitespace Gallery
Gretchen Viehmann Head of Content, Rex Features
Jacqui Wald Managing Editor, Camera Press
Hannah Watson Director, Trolley Books
Lorna-Mary Webb Manager, Rhubarb, Rhubarb


12 Nov - 7pm


Mark Neville

Booking essential 020 7522 7888
Presented by Alternative Arts in association with the Whitechapel Gallery.
Mark Neville is interested in subverting genres within photography and film. He questions how lens-based images are disseminated and interpreted according to context, class and politics and how documentary practice can be subverted to empower the sitter or subject matter. He is best known for his public art work The Port Glasgow Book Project where he produced a coffee-table book of social documentary style images which he then had delivered free to all of the 8,000 homes in the Port by boys from the local football team. Neville discusses his work for the annual photomonth lecture.

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Window Galleries

020 7418 2257

Window Galleries, Canada Place Retail Mall, E14 5AB

Canary Wharf tube

Mon-Fri 5.30am-12 midnight, Sat & Sun 7am-11.30pm

27 Sep - 30 Oct


Tom Leighton

The Cynthia Corbett Gallery presents Tom Leighton and his Shibuya (Umbrellas) series. A collision of place and time, the images explore the balance of form and chaos of civilisation. The digital collage investigates the increasing similarities between distant cultures, while the landscape alludes to the strained relationship between manmade metropolis and the natural environment that houses it.

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Women's Library

020 7320 2222

London Metropolitan University, Old Crlisle Street, E1 7NT

Aldgate East tube

Mon-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm, Thurs to 8pm, Sat 10am-4pm

18 Nov - 2pm-6pm Tea provided.


Booking essential 020 7320 1903
Symposium arranged by Sir John Cass Shool of Arts, Media and Design at London Metropolitan University to discuss the building of a photographic archive for the future with particular reference to the East End with Melanie Manchot, Dr Jenny Harding, Mike Seaborne, Susan Andrews, Mick Williamson.


25 Nov


Symposium looking at artists who combine images and text and collaborative ventures by writers and photographers with Liz Jobey, Dr Inge Daniels, Peter Smith, Susan Andews, Mick Williamson, Fiona Yaron-Field.

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