Photomonth East London – CALL FOR ENTRIES


Photomonth welcomes shows by emerging and established photographers. Exhibitions may take place in all kinds of galleries and venues across East London. If you are planning to participate and would like to be included in the printedphotomonth brochure and on the website please submit your listings at


Please note there is a charge for all brochure and online entries in order that photomonth may become more sustainable. Your payment will go towards the design, print and distribution of the free printed brochure across London and to other parts of the UK and your listings will also appear on the website with regular updates on our social networks.


The free photomonth brochure is size A5 and includes a map.

All listings will include an image and text.

Prices for listings are as follows:-


  • Quarter page           £85 (Portrait)
  • Half page                  £160 (Landscape or Portrait)
  • Full page                    £310 (Portrait)


Full details are on the website


Entries received after the submission deadline may be listed on the website only and charged at the Quarter Page rate of £85.




If you are searching for somewhere to show your work have a look at the listings in previous editions of the photomonthwebsite at and at the Whitechapel Gallery/Time Out initiative  or contact about spaces in the photoblock.


There are all kinds of interesting and unusual spaces for exhibitions and hubs developing in the galleries, shops, restaurants, cafes and bars in certain areas eg. Brick Lane, Bethnal Green, Spitalfields, Shoreditch, Dalston, Stoke Newington, Broadway Market, Chatsworth Road/Brooksby’s Walk, Hackney Wick and in new neighbourhoods to be discovered further East. Local Public Libraries are also receptive to exhibitions.




photomonth is an international photography festival focused on East London. Founded in 2001 and taking place in October & November each year the festival aims to demonstrate the diversity of contemporary photography and reach the widest possible audience.


photomonth owes a great deal of its success to the Open Call for exhibitions giving the opportunity for emerging artists to be appreciated in a variety of interesting and unusual spaces alongside leading internationally renowned photographers in major institutions.


photomonth is committed to the creative development of photography. The exhibitions present work of the highest possible standard, giving exposure to photographers from the world over as well as those that are locally based or come from other parts of the UK. A programme of special events and projects creates interest and participation in photography and includes the photoblock, photobook fair, photo-open, portfolio review, lectures, seminars, discussions, talks by artists, walks and workshops.


Galleries & Venues are invited to participate in this event at some point during October/November 2016. Curators select their own photographers for exhibition or contact Alternative Arts for a list of suggestions that they may contact direct.