Experimental Photography Workshops with Olga Suchanova (22-24 Aug 2020)

Join Thames-Side Studios based artist Olga Suchanova (Unit 5, Studio 5-225) as she presents a series of experimental photography technique workshops in the Education Space.

To book any slot please contact Olga directly by email to olga.suchanova@hotmail.com

Anthotype Workshop

Saturday 22 August 2020, 11.30am-1.30pm or 2-4pm
Price: £20 - all materials included.
Max 6 students. Students under 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Discover a rare historical process of Anthotype printing. Anthotypes are a photographic process invented by the British scientist John Herschel in 1842 using organic materials and the sun. Learn how to create prints right from your garden using nature’s colour palette. Olga will guide you through extracting a coloured emulsion from plant specimens to producing a finished print. After the workshop you will be able to take home and use the skills you have learnt to create your own art. Since this unique process can take up to a week or more to expose, each student will leave with their own framed print to expose at home.A selection of pre-picked plants will be available along with all the necessary material required.

Chemigrams and Lumen Printing Workshop

Sunday 23 August 2020, 11.30am-1.30pm or 2-4pm
Price: £25 - all materials provided.
Max 6 students. Students under 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Learn experimental alternative processes in the fields of art photography, painting and etching with Olga Suchanova. Explore how to paint with light and photographic chemicals; and how everyday household items and nature’s treasures can be used to create mysterious and surprising images. This workshop is created for those who wants to explore more abstract side of photography. It’s open to everyone and no previous photography or darkroom experience is necessary.

Solargraphy workshop

Monday 24 August 2020, 11.30am-1.30pm or 2-4pm
Price: £20 - all materials included.
Max 6 students. Students under 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Explore the experimental world of image making. In this workshop you will learn how to create your own camera from a recycled beverage can. This workshop is created for those who wants to explore more abstract side of photography. It’s open to everyone and no previous photography or darkroom experience is necessary.

Visual artist Olga Suchanova works in the fields of art, science, technology and religion. Follow Olga on Instagram here.