Mon, Mar 15 | Yellowhouse Art Centre

Experimental Film Photography for ages 10-18

During Spring break 2021! 2 sessions with professional photographer Ada Dragomir on Mondays March 15th and 22nd at 12pm -3 pm Designed for ages 10-18 Min 6 / max 12 participants / Please register / buy tickets by March 1st noon!

Time & Location

Mar 15, 12:00 PM – Mar 22, 3:00 PM
Yellowhouse Art Centre, 2517 Sturdies Bay Rd, Galiano Island, BC V0N 1P0, Canada

About The Event

In a world of endless images scrolling by, what makes us stop and take a second look?

Why make photographs with old technology like film when it's easier and quicker to use your phone? Why bother to think at all about the act of looking?

In this 2.5 hour workshop, participants (ages 10-18) will be introduced to the idea of ‘critical looking’—looking with your brain, your eyes, and your heart at the same time. By working together as a group, we will begin to analyze what makes interesting images in our contemporary world. Youth will be provided with one disposable colour film camera for hands-on supervised picture making in and around the Yellowhouse Art Centre. Emphasizing an experimental and collaborative spirit, participants will have the opportunity to make images of their worlds. Pictures will be hand-developed by the facilitator, scanned, and made available to participants via digital files one week after the workshop!

If desired a separate workshop (Experimental Photography 102) will explore the black & white or colour darkroom printing process well as simple pinhole photography. Participants who have film from Experimental Photography 101 may be able choose to print out some of their photographs into 8x10 inch prints in the darkroom!


  • 3 hours
    Experimental Film Photography 101
    Yellowhouse Art Centre
  • Experimental Photography 101
  • Experimental Photography 102

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