Tag: 2017

Wet plate collodion demo and workshop

Occaphot’ 2017


New address :

Avenue Orban 73

10:30 – 13:00 
Introductory workshop on Wet Plate Photography with Silvano Magnone UPDATE 4.45pm, on 17/11 : WORKSHOP FULL. 
This workshop will be given in French or English depending on the students.
In this short hands-on workshop we will discover the first elements of wet plate collodion photography.
The participants will be able make their first steps in this antique photographic process.
A wet plate camera, a darkroom and all the chemicals will be provided by the instructor.
The workshop will take place in the “pop-up studio” separated from the main area.
50€ – Max 6 participants
The fee includes the entrance to Occaphot.

The participants will receive a special discount for any registration to a full day workshop in Silvano Magnone’s Studio.

13:30 – 16:00
Wet Plate Collodion Open Studio & PRINTS SALE
During the afternoon the wet plate pop-up studio will stay open for the regular Occaphot visitors.
The visitors will have the opportunity to book workshops and portrait sessions at a special price in Silvano Magnone’s Studio.
Special edition fine art prints will be on sale during the day.
For more info and registration:
 Silvano Magnone

Exhibition Occaphot’ 2017

Hello to you all,

The theme for this years’ exhibition at Occaphot’ 2017 will be

“The body unusually”

We’ll be showing Orotones by Caroline Chik (Arsiloe), our current favourite.

You might have been able to see her work previously. Caroline was honoured in Bièvres this year where she was showing her orotones, elegant jewellery and delicate prints.

If you’d like to take part alongside Arsiloe please send us your submission by email to info@photographia-asbl.com

The theme:

The body unusually: the human form, honored, questioned, mystified, without seeing any real human bodies.

The process :

The more unusual it is the more « points you’ll score »

The show :

We’ll set it up on Saturday 2nd December et dismantle it on Sunday 3rd at the end of the day. If you would like to show your work but cannot be there on the Saturday we can arrange shipping of it to and from here at our cost.

The space available:

You can use up to W3,5 x H2m

Deadline for applications:

We’ll announce the winners on October 15th, 2017.

If you are shipping your work it needs to be with us by November 24th at the latest.

Details needed in your application :

Surname, First name, address, phone number, email;

 A brief presentation of yourself and your work in general, your photographs and their titles if they have one.

*The theme is imposed only for the annual themed exhibition, it is, of course, not imposed on the artists renting stalls.