WORKSHOPS

2019

Darkroom Essentials Workshop
23-24 March

Black & White Darkroom Basics
TWO-DAY WORKSHOP | 23 & 24 March, 12 pm – 4 pm
8 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Embrace the sublime, mystical power of the dark! Submit to a shadowy world full of arcane rituals! Feel the ancient energies of the darkroom surge through you as you… get up to speed on the basics of black-and-white photographic darkroom printing. You’ll never be afraid of the dark again! You will welcome the dark! You will also have a nice time with two excellent instructors.

Over two days, you will:
• Learn how to develop film
• Print a contact sheet
• Print images

WHAT TO BRING?
Participants will need to bring a ready-to-develop, exposed roll of 35mm black and white film. Chemicals and printing paper will be provided.

SCHEDULE

SATURDAY 12–4 (with break—no lunch provided)
Developing
Contact printing

SUNDAY 12-4 (with break—no lunch provided)
Printing

Instructors
Meganelizabeth Diamond & Alyssa Bornn

TIMES & LOCATION
Saturday, 23 March
Sunday, 24 March

The workshops will take place in PLATFORM’s darkrooms.
Meet in the gallery, Suite 121-100 Arthur St.

COST
$40 (members)
$65 (non-members, includes membership)
Maximum class size: 8 (spots available)

Fee is due at beginning of first class.

REGISTER
To reserve your spot, E-mail [email protected]

2018

A Workshop with Bridget Moser
24 May

Bridget Moser lead a workshop covering the artistic potential of movement, speech, writing and performing. These different skills were examined though exercises enabling the participants to mine subconscious ideas for creation (automatic writing, continuous improvised speech and movement, etc).

Darkroom Essentials Workshop
24-25 February

Brought participants up to speed on the basics of black-and-white photographic darkroom printing over two days, covering: developing film, printing contact sheets and printing images.

2017

GIF Making Workshop with Jeremy Pavka
27 May

This workshop taught the basics of GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) making. First exploring the history of the still life including the GIF, participants left with the know how of GIF creation. Using ideas of simple stop-motion animation, instructor Jeremy Pavka demonstrated how to use still life photographs to create animated representations.

Experimental Darkroom Workshop
29/30 APRIL

Participants learned the basics of three camera-less printing methods: photograms, cyanotypes, and Van Dykes.

2016

Artist Book Workshop
10 December

Highlighting the indefinability that defines artist books, Letch Kinloch worked with participants to explore ideas about what makes an artist book an artist book, and encouraged the creation of new titles.

Darkroom Essentials Workshop
26–27 November

Brought participants up to speed on the basics of black-and-white photographic darkroom printing over two days, covering: developing film, printing contact sheets and printing images.