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Blueprints

Cameraless Photography

Saturday 13 January

In collaboration with PhotoAccess, this workshop is a great introduction to photography and the physics of light. Canberra based photographer Robert Agostino explains the super easy photographic printing process of cyanotypes - creating beautiful cyan-blue prints using the sun.

Students will gain an insight into the history of photography, as well as a hands-on understanding of sun-printing and the ways it can be used for artistic expression. Using different objects, negatives and found materials, students will make collage style photographs.

Robert Agostino is a Canberra based photographer. He has exhibited broadly across Australia, and his works are represented in private and public collections both nationally and internationally. Robert is also a regular educator of traditional photographic processes, including as the Education Officer at PhotoAccess.

All materials will be supplied, however you may wish to bring a selection of small flat objects. Please bring a hat, water bottle and snack.

Suitable for children aged 8 – 12 years. Places limited.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.