This Thursday the 8th August see the inaugural meeting in what hopes to be a regular event exploring the history of photography and the application of alternative photographic processes, taking place at Double Negative Dark Rooms, 178A Glyn Road, Hackney, E5 0JE.
Facebook event link: http://www.facebook.com/events/506636019407953/
At 7pm, there will be informal talks from;
- Seb Sussman, founder of the Double Negative Darkrooms. http://www.sebsussmann.co.uk/
Processes Explored: Cyanotype Rex, Salt Printing, Gum, Copperplate photogravure, Lith Print, Pinhole, Slit Screen
- Gavin Maitland, photo historian, writer and curator who sometimes works at The Victoria and Albert Museum and Christies on digitization/catalogue projects. Gavin also runs the online social history archivehttp://www.arkpress.co.uk/
Processes Explored: Wet Plate Collodion.
- Constanza Isaza Martinez, visual artist and researcher working primarily with photography, with a particular interest in historical photographic processes. Constanza recieved a first class BA degree in Photographic Arts from the University of Westminster.
Processes Explored: Salts, Cyanotype,
The event is organised by Melanie K, visual artist experimenting with photographic processes. Melanie recently graduated from an MA in Art and Science at Central Saint Martins.
Process explored: Cyanotype, Silver Gelatin, Daguerreotype