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1972

Wendy Ewald sets up Half Moon Gallery at Alie Street, Whitechapel

 
1973

Ron McCormick with Julia Meadows run HMG. Exhibitions include work by Dennis Morris, Tricia Widdison, Ray Rising

 
1974

Paul Trevor & Mike Goldwater join HMG. Exhibitions include work by Eugene Richards, Maggie Murray, Val Wilmer & Sally Greenhill

 
1975

HMG becomes a limited company. Camera Obscured seminars. Photography Workshop and HMG form Half Moon Photography Workshop 

 
1976

Ed Barber runs touring exhibitions. Work by Hackney Flashers, Robert Golden, Chick Chalmers, Ed Barber

1977

Jo Spence, Terry Dennett and Liz Heron leave HMPW. Exhibitions include Judy Harrison, Nick Hedges, Jan Siegieda 

 
1978

Move to 119-121 Roman Road. Exhibitions include Peter Kennard, Nigel Henderson, Paul Trevor

1979

Exhibitions include Chris Steele-Perkins, Barry Lewis, George Plemper

 
1980

Mike Goldwater and Ed Barber leave HMPW. 'Nearly a gallery' opens with Peter Kennard & Mike Abrahams No Nuclear Weapons exhibition 

 
1981

Exhibition by Martin Parr, Gaining Momentum women's group show. HMPW takes the name Camerawork 

 
1982

Exhibitions include Susan Meiselas on Nicaragua; Political Photomontage after Heartfield

 
1983

Exhibitions on El Salvador, Colin Roach, Underdeveloping Bangladesh, Britain's Inner Cities

 
1984

Exhibition Guatemala group show with work by Mike Goldwater, Susan Meiselas and others

 
1985

Exhibition: Appropriation & control, David A Bailey

1986

Exhibitions Broadwater Farm, Same Difference with Rotimi Fani-Kayode, Sunil Gupta, Brenda Prince, Susan Trangmar, Val Wilmer, Chris Dorley Brown, Anna Fox

 
1987

Exhibitions Our Space In Britain group show, SOAPs open submission