Image Lab

February 27, 2009

Creative Partnerships project with Shelley College, Kirklees, Jan-Feb 2009

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Cyanotypes on fabric

Cyanotypes on fabric

Based in the school darkroom and art department, this 2-week residency explored how photographic portraiture can express self-image and personal identity. Starting with drawn and cut out silhouettes, we progressed through silhouette photograms and blueprints to camera portraits using projected backgrounds.

A parallel project with the science department investigated the basics of optical imaging, using pinhole cameras and a giant camera obscura


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