I spent the better part of this weekend indoors processing film, and making contact sheets and prints. The prints are for an upcoming exhibition, I’m about 1/2 way through printing them all. They still need washing and toning. I’m allowing 4 days of solid work for that. Hopefully no reprints will be need to be… Continue reading How to survive Melbourne’s mad weather?
As I prepare for the exhibition in August that Gary has organised as part of SALA, I pin my prints to this wall and pop in and out of my darkroom to decide whether each prints needs more or less work and if the whole body is working cohesively. So far things are all looking… Continue reading Exhibition Preparations
Well, one way to differentiate your work from the masses posting on Instagram is to make your work into prints and display them somewhere. Just that separates you from most. A print is a real thing, something you can stand in front of and look at for a while. But also build a website, make… Continue reading Food for thought?
When is an analogue print ready to be exhibited?
Every year in November, our students collectively exhibit their work for the Certificate IV students, it is their first major exhibition, for the Diploma students it’s their 3rd. I spent Wednesday, helping hang the show. This year was very different. The entire show was to be pinned to the wall, all 80 plus prints, some… Continue reading End of year exhibition preparations 2016