Sun, 06 Mar

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Lot 18 Gallery (enter via Beryls' Shop)

The Art of Sunprinting with Balqis Tajalli

More than just producing photographs, the art of sunprinting or cyanotype prints sheds new ways of seeing by navigating the process of photo-printing into an everyday performance and nature observations.

To book, contact balqistajalli@gmail.com
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The Art of Sunprinting with Balqis Tajalli

Time & Location

06 Mar, 10:30 – 14:30 GMT+8

Lot 18 Gallery (enter via Beryls' Shop), L1, Lot 18, Jalan Panggong, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

About the event

About workshop :

This 4-hour workshop is suitable for all photo and printmaking enthusiasts who wish to explore the versatile art of cyanotype or sunprinting. Participants will learn simple chemistry and tools to produce blue and white images of found objects/specimens in their immediate environment. Balqis will walk through her latest works and thought process through a short urban walk and foraging expedition, in which participants are encouraged to tell their own stories through their objects and later, cyanotype images that they produce.

Participants : 10 pax maximum

Fee : RM120/person: RM80/person (student price)

Suitability : All photo and printmaking enthusiasts especially with love for nature and material culture.

Things to bring & consider : Comfortable walking shoes, brimmed hat, snacks and bottled water.

More about this workshop :

More than just producing photographs, the art of sunprinting sheds new ways of seeing by navigating the process of photo-printing into an everyday performance and nature observations. Discovering and sharing the wonderful in the mundane, while embracing the unpredictability in our environment is the most important part of this workshop.

The artist will cover the basic tools and techniques of cyanotype printing in the first session of the workshop. Later, during an urban walk in the city, she will share her approach in collecting specimens and reading weather and environmental considerations in creating photo-stories from found objects. Participants will later return to the gallery to create their own sunprint creations. They are encouraged to join in the photo-sharing conversation with their peers.

At the end of this workshop, participants are hopefully able to make meaningful works of art and reflect on the beauty of the ordinary, in abundance and isolation. Perhaps, inspiring more unusual interaction with everyday items and overlooked parts of our environment.

How to book : contact Balqis Tajalli email : balqistajalli@gmail.com

Venue : tbc

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