image for Amanda Thomas in London Photography Festival

Amanda Thomas in London Photography Festival

Published on Monday, 10th October 2016, contributed by Amanda Thomas

Bristol based fashion and portrait photographer Amanda Thomas has sucessfully had her entry included into this years exhibition titled 'Girl Town PM', which is part of Photo Month, at the East London Photography Festival. The exhibition is a celebration of the culture of the female in the 21st Century and Amanda's image is taken from a fashion shoot earlier this year for women's cycling apparel label Velo Vixen.

Amanda is a member of Shutter Hub, a photography collective and online resource for photographers, and the Old Girl’s Club a platform to showcase emerging and existing talent. Both Shutter Hub and the Old Girl's Club have teamed up to bring a series of exciting photographic events to St Margaret’s House in East London, as part of Photo Month. Launching on Thursday 6th October with a special opening reception and introductory talk, the series of events aim to give an alternative insight into the culture of the female in the 21st Century.

EXHIBITION: Girl Town (Celebrating the Culture of the Female in the 21st Century)
A selected exhibition of photography celebrating the culture of the female in the 21st Century. Curated by Shutter Hub and the Old Girls Club through the open entry Instagram call out #girltownPM, a shortlist of the most relevant and significant entries will be exhibited in the East London gallery space of St Margaret’s House. In addition, a people’s choice winner, selected over the course of the exhibition, will be awarded with a photographic prize from our print partners Metro Imaging.

Free entry
Open daily 10am - 6pm
St Margaret’s House, 21 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9PL
Nearest tube: Bethnal Green

7th October – 1st November 2016

To find out more about Photo Month click here

To view Amanda's website click here and sign up for updates