30 April 2022
2pm – 5pm
Join artist Melanie King in a workshop exploring this unique and traditional form of photography that does not require a camera. Also known as ‘sun prints’, cyanotypes use the UV reaction from the sun to create stunning and original prints.
About Melanie King
Melanie King is a working-class artist and curator, originally from Manchester and now based in Ramsgate, Kent, UK.
Melanie is interested in the relationship between the environment, photography and materiality. The purpose of her work is to demonstrate the intimate connection between celestial objects (sun, moon, stars), photographic material and the natural world. Melanie is currently researching a number of sustainable photographic processes, to minimise the environmental impact of her artistic practice, informed by the Sustainable Darkroom movement.