During the festival, a series of artist-led workshops will be taking place in collaboration with the new Inverness Darkroom on Cyanotypes
, pinholes and bookmaking, whilst Highland Print Studio will run a number of photogravure workshops.
In addition, apples from the orchard are used to make chutney that is stocked in local shops and the school makes greeting cards using cyanotypes
that are then sold to shops in Llandudno.
He works in documentary and postdocumentary photography, experimenting with alternative photo process, cyanotypes
and self-made alternative film developing while researching themes of ecology, environment and indigenous people.
It combines photography, cyanotypes
, and 81 metal plaques in an exhibition designed to underline the urgent need for changes in how we generate power, the amount we use and in consumer culture.
Balaguer combines fiber craft techniques: loom weaving, embroidery, Saori free style weaving with cyanotypes
and photo prints, resulting in exclusive pieces with embedded meanings that explore various human issues.
Blue Machine, 2016, is built from details of automotive images, such as steering wheels and engines, drawn from cyanotypes
and whittled down into squares.
Botanical book: cyanotypes
on photographic paper, 25x20cm Purchased with the support of BankGiro lottery, the W.
This exhibition explores a host of tonal ranges emulating the sepias, cyanotypes
, uranotypes of years past, in addition to the more traditional black and white.
The exposed lines, which in places are shadowed pale blue due to the projected movement of the hand, are nonetheless fascinating and delicate--a bit like Anna Atkins' watery sea algae cyanotypes
of 1843 (figure 6).
Drawn from his own personal collection of photogravures, collotypes, cyanotypes
, engravings, stereoviews, cartes de visites, and more, he offers us an intimate mirror of a ghostly Jamaica in silver gelatin and albumen print, in an age before the tropical colors of turquoise blue sea and deep greenery tinged our collective imaginary of the Caribbean.