CALL FOR ENTRIES: #GIRLTOWN – Shutter Hub Exhibiting at London Photomonth

© Karen Harvey

Last year we presented our Do You Like Love? exhibition at Photomonth, East London Photography Festival, bringing it to Brick Lane’s Salt & Pegram and getting some good stuff done (including Photomonth Portfolio Reviews up at Richmix!)

This year we’re back, bigger and better, with an awesome line up of events, including this call for entries that we hope you’ll really get onboard with.

Girl Town (Celebrating the Culture of the Female in the 21st Century) – a selected exhibition of photography surrounding and celebrating the culture of the female in the 21st Century.

‘Girl Town’ will be a collection of work from photographers (of all genders) around the world illustrating/executing their interpretation of what it means to be Female in a time of constant sociopolitical and economical change.

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.

Entries are now open! You’ve got until the end of play on Friday 16th September 2016 to enter your images via Instagram. You can enter up to 5 images, and it’s totally free.

In order to post a legitimate entry, the user must follow and tag @Shutter_Hub and @TheOldGirlsClub along with hashtag #girltownPM

Full terms and conditions are below, please read them.

Let’s make this a good one! Please save and share the posters and invite everyone to be involved!

This exhibition is part of our Photomonth residency which includes a talk, panel discussion, meet up and film showings. Stay tuned for more info.




Terms & Conditions:

1. The competition is open internationally.

2. All entrants must upload a picture related to the theme of ‘Girl Town’. This image must be taken by the entrant and may not be a third party’s image.

3. In order to post a legitimate entry, the user must follow and tag @Shutter_Hub and @TheOldGirlsClub along with hashtag #GirlTownPM

4. The post must be uploaded within the timeframe stated above. Please note that edited captions of old Instagrams will not qualify for entry.

5. A single entrant may enter the competition a max of 5 times. Any entries submitted over 5 times will not be counted as valid.

6. Entrants must be aged 16 or over and proof of ID may be necessary.

7. Copyright remains with the author of the image. By adding the tag #GirlTownPM entrants are allowing the organisers to use the image in relation to this exhibition and promotion there of.

8. The winner will be selected once the competition has ended. All qualified entries will be reviewed by our judging panel and the winner will be selected on it’s relevance and significance to the theme.

9. The organisers reserve the right to exclude images from the exhibition.

10. The winner will be notified via Instagram by latest 23:59 21st September.

11. Entry into this promotion is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions of entry by each entrant. Entry is via Instagram only.