Open Eye: Festive Photo Fayre Workshops

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    Location (with MAP): Open Eye Gallery
    Date/Time: Thursday 17 December 2015. - Sunday 20 December 2015. All Day
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    FESTIVE PHOTO FAYRE: WORKSHOPS

    Between The Borders - Collage Making
    Between The Borders – Collage Making

    BETWEEN THE BORDERS: COLLAGE MAKING
    Thursday 17 December / 1pm-5:30pm / Free / Drop in

    Liverpool Collective Between the Borders work to improve the experiences of new migrants and asylum seekers through shared creative expression and platforms of experience.

    Join them for a workshop on collaborative production and collage making with the opportunity to print a zine on the day from images made!

    This is a drop in event, booking is not required. If you would like more information please phone 0151 236 6768 or email info@openeye.org.uk

    This event is part of our Festive Photo Fayre, which runs from 16-20 December 2015. Check out the full programme here: www.openeye.org.uk/main-exhibition/festive-photo-fayre

    c. John Brewer The Victorian Photographer
    c. John Brewer The Victorian Photographer

    THE VICTORIAN PHOTOGRAPHER: WET PLATE PORTRAIT SITTINGS 
    Saturday 19 December – Sunday 20 December / 10:30am-5pm / £20-45 / Drop in

    Have your photograph taken by John Brewer, The Victorian Photographer. Portrait sessions are informal, fun and interactive!

    A picture with your friends and family or an individual portrait, this is a fantastic opportunity to own an image created using techniques discovered by the Victorians.

    There will also be a dressing-up box filled with fancy dress clothes, unusual props and Victorian costume for you to accessorise with!

    Watch John prepare a photographic plate and load the camera before you sit for your portrait. Once your photograph has been taken you can watch as the images is developed before your eyes!

    Because of the nature of the process each image is unique and non reproducible, it is a one of a kind. Your portrait will be taken on blackened metal using period equipment. This process, called a tintype, takes approximately 20 minutes.

    A great photographic object, an alternative family portrait and a unique Christmas gift!

    Portrait sitting times:
    Saturday 19 December, 10:30-5pm
    Sunday 20 December, 10:30-5pm

    Pricing:
    £20 for a 5″x7″ plate
    £35 for a 8.5″x6.5″ plate
    £45 for a 10″x8″ plate

    This is a drop in event, booking is not required. If you would like more information please phone 0151 236 6768 or email info@openeye.org.uk

    This event is part of our Festive Photo Fayre, which runs from 16-20 December 2015. Check out the full programme here: www.openeye.org.uk/main-exhibition/festive-photo-fayre

    Ilford Photo - Pinhole Photography
    Ilford Photo – Pinhole Photography

    ILFORD PHOTO: THE HISTORY OF PINHOLE PHOTOGRAPHY
    Saturday 19 December / 1pm-1:30pm / Free / Drop in

    David Abberley, product technonogist at Harman Technology (Ilford Photo), will talk about the history of pinhole photography ahead of his pinhole photography workshop.

    A pinhole camera, also known as camera obscura, or “dark chamber”, is a simple optical imaging device in the shape of a closed box or chamber. In one of its sides is a small hole which creates an image of the outside space on the opposite side of the box.

    This is a drop in event, booking is not required.
    For more information please phone 0151 236 6768 or email info@openeye.org.uk

    David is also leading a pinhole photography workshop: http://www.openeye.org.uk/events/ilford-photo-pinhole-photography-workshop/
    Ilford Photo: Pinhole Photography Workshop
    Saturday 19 December / 2.30-5pm / £25-20 / Booking required

    All events are part of our Festive Photo Fayre, which runs from 16-20 December 2015. Check out the full programme here: www.openeye.org.uk/main-exhibition/festive-photo-fayre

    Ilford Photo - Obscura
    Ilford Photo – Obscura

    ILFORD PHOTO: PINHOLE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
    Saturday 19 December / 2.30pm-5pm / £25-20 / Booking required

    Build your own robust, re-usable pinhole camera and develop and print your own paper negatives in a traditional wet darkroom!

    All materials you need to build your camera and develop your own prints will be provided. Participants will also have the chance to experiment with Ilford’s Obscura pinhole camera.

    David Abberley, product technonogist at Harman Technology (Ilford Photo) will lead the workshop.

    Book your ticket over the phone 0151 236 6768 or email info@openeye.org.uk

    David is also giving a short talk on the history of pinhole photography ahead of the workshop: http://www.openeye.org.uk/events/ilford-photo-the-history-of-pinhole-photography/
    Ilford Photo: The History of Pinhole Photography
    Saturday 19 December / 1-1:30pm / Free / Drop in

    These events are part of our Festive Photo Fayre, which runs from 16-20 December 2015. Check out the full programme here: www.openeye.org.uk/main-exhibition/festive-photo-fayre

    Emulsion Lift. The Impossible Project
    Emulsion Lift. The Impossible Project

    EMULSION LIFT WORKSHOP
    Sunday 20 December / 11am-1:30pm / £20-15 / Booking required

    Emulsion lifts are a great way to get creative with analogue instant photography. Learn how to peel the layer of photographic emulsion off a Polaroid picture and transfer your image to a different surface create a different artwork!

    Each participant will have access to a Polaroid camera and film from The Impossible Project.

    All materials will be provided, feel free to bring your own Polaroid camera and Polaroid images along too.

    Book your ticket over the phone 0151 236 6768 or email info@openeye.org.uk

    This event is part of our Festive Photo Fayre, which runs from 16-20 December 2015. Check out the full programme here: www.openeye.org.uk/main-exhibition/festive-photo-fayre

    Bookbinding, c. Ted Oonk
    Bookbinding, c. Ted Oonk

    BOOKBINDING WORKSHOP
    Sunday 20 December / 2:30pm-5pm / £10-£7.50 / Booking required

    Make yourself (or someone special!) a handmade book, notepad or jotter this Christmas!

    Becky Peach is a Liverpool artist, currently based at The Royal Standard. Becky will be binding books for sale throughout the Festive Photo Fayre, join her for a DIY bookbinding workshop on Sunday afternoon!

    All materials provided, feel free to bring your own paper, images or cuttings.

    Book your ticket over the phone 0151 236 6768 or email info@openeye.org.uk

    This event is part of our Festive Photo Fayre, which runs from 16-20 December 2015. Check out the full programme here: www.openeye.org.uk/main-exhibition/festive-photo-fayre