WORKSHOPS

2019

Exploratory Film Processing Workshop
Saturday 25 May or Sunday 26 May 26

$50 (members) $75 (non-members, includes membership)
Class size: 4 (spots available) per day

To reserve your spot, E-mail [email protected] and specify which day you would like. Please note that payment is required to secure your spot.

A film processing workshop that embraces two fun and exploratory approaches to image making! Develop a roll of black and white film with instant coffee in the morning, then develop a color roll in the afternoon! Prior experience developing film or participation in platform workshops is helpful but not 100% necessary! Enthusiasm beats experience.

INSTRUCTORS
Alyssa Bornn & Meganelizabeth Diamond

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COFFEE BREAK — Caffenol Film Processing
10:00 – 12:30

In this workshop we will be using supermarket ingredients to mix our own developers to process film. We will be scanning the negatives, you will take home both the film negatives as well as the digital files.

WHAT TO BRING
An exposed roll ready to develop. For this workshop you can bring a roll of either colour or black and white film! The images produced will be black and white.

Lower ISO films work well for this (100-200) but feel free to bring anything you want to try and process. You can use a FILM BONUS (see below) roll for this and/or bring your own.

Please also bring a USB with at least 4GB of free space to take home your files.

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FULL COLOUR — C41 Processing
1:00 – 4:00

Rely on the labs no more, learn how to do it yourself! In this workshop we will be using C41 kits to process colour negative film. We will be scanning the negatives, you will take home both the film negatives as well as the digital files.

WHAT TO BRING
An exposed roll of colour film ready to develop. You can use a FILM BONUS (see below)roll for this this but feel free to also bring a roll of your own choosing!

Please also bring a USB with at least 4GB of free space to take home your files.

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FILM BONUS!
Sign up for a workshop and get 2 rolls of expired Kodak Gold 200 ISO film.
Film can be picked up ahead of time during office hours at Platform, or will be handed out at the commencement of the workshop.

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Darkroom Essentials Workshop
4-5 May

Black-and-white photographic darkroom printing: developing film, printing contact sheets and printing images. Email [email protected] to reserve your spot!

Darkroom Essentials Workshop
23-24 February

Black-and-white photographic darkroom printing: developing film, printing contact sheets and printing images.

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.