PHOTOBLOCK is a special project by The Old Truman Brewery that curates a distinctive programme of photography events every October, creating a wider experience and engagement for all things photographic.

October is a busy new season for creatives in the capital, with the annual Frieze Art Fair and East London's Photography Festival, Photomonth. If that's not enough to bring you to the East End - we've made sure that PHOTOBLOCK provides a unique, extraordinary mix of Photographic events combining both contemporary and traditional art forms.


13th – 17th October 2016 // F Block T1
The AOP Awards

The AOP Awards remains the most prestigious and highly respected competition for professional photographers in the creative sector.
13th – 17th October 2016 // F Block T2
The BPPA Exhibition

The British Press Photographers' Association was formed in 1984 by a small group of Fleet Street photographers to showcase the work that they were so passionate about.
13th – 18th October 2016 // F Block G4
The RPS International Print Exhibition 159

Now in its 159th year, it is the longest running exhibition of its kind in the world, committed to promoting photography and supporting photographers.
13th – 17th October 2016 // F Block G5

An inspiring showcase of recent MA Photography Graduates and Students from across the UK.
13th - 25th October 2016 // Shop 11
Tommy Clarke - Abstract from the Air

Tommy's stunning photographs reveal a new aerial perspective of some of the most beautiful locations on earth, including France, Mexico and Australia.
13th – 18th October // Shop 7
Fotonow's SWGPP

SOUTH WEST GRADUATE PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE is an annual showcase of emerging photographic artists from the South West region.

If you would like your photography event or exhibition to feature in PHOTOBLOCK 2016 please...

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As part of PHOTOBLOCK, The Old Truman Brewery will be bringing you PHOTOMASTERS. Coordinated and produced in house we aim to bring you an inspiring showcase of recent MA Photography Graduates work from across the UK.
As a new initiative from the creators of the Free Range Graduate Shows, we hope to create great exposure and professional opportunities for Graduates.

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