Pinhole Camera Workshop

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

April 28, 2013 at 12:00 PM until 4:00 PM

Location: 321 Water Street, Binghamton, NY 13901

Phone: 607-723-8600

Email: info@ctandi.org

Link: http://ctandi.org/

Event Description

April 25, 2013 Updated Apr 25, 2013 at 1:16 PM EST

In honor of our community's legacy in the photography industry - Ansco- Agfa - GAF - Anitec, and a legion of photographers, please join in exploring photography - past, present, and future on Sunday, April 28th,from noon - 4PM, at the Center for Technology & Innovation's (CT&I)'s TechWorks! Prototype Workhop, 321 Water Street, Binghamton, NY; one block north of Clinton Street and two blocks north of the Lost Dog Cafe.

CT&I is celebrating in several ways:

12 - 3 PM Pinhole Camera Workshop - Led by Tomonari Nishikawa,
Professor of Cinema at Binghamton University, who has done award winning work in pinhole photography around the world (bio below).
Participants will turn a cardboard box into a camera and take a black & white photo. Photos will become part of an on-line gallery created as
part of Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day. www.pinholeday.org

Workshop Fee $10; advance reservation recommended by emailing
name(s) and telephone number to rsvp@ctandi.org

1:30 - 3 PM Tech Talks on photography past, present, and future for the general audience by Broome Community College faculty -

Marcia Blackburn, Ed Evans, Tara Monaco, and Tim Skinner

3 - 4 PM Exhibit of pinhole photographs taken by workshop participants

Noon - 4 PM Ongoing

Walk inside a Giant Camera, the size of a room, and see naturally projected images of what's happening on Water Street

Exhibit of Ansco cameras and photographic products; photos by Ed Aswad, and archival Ansco film footage.

Bend a giant paper clip with tools from E H Titchener, working wonders in wire from the 1880s - 2005.

Admission $ 5, Pinhole Camera Workshop $10 plus admission.

The Center for Technology & Innovation is located in downtown Binghamton, one block north of Clinton Street and two blocks north of the Lost Dog Cafe. The building is fully accessible.

The Event Entrance is at the north end of the building; general parking is at the south end of the building between the railroad tracks.
Handicapped parking is across Water Street from the Event Entrance.

Artist Bio:
Tomonari Nishikawa has been working with pinhole/camera obscura techniques since 2004. His installation, "A Pinhole Behind Fences," was exhibited at San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, and his video, "Clear Blue Sky," which was shot without a lens, was screened at 2006 New York Film Festival. He made an installation piece, "Building 945,"
when he was an artist-in-residence at Headlands Center for the Arts, where he presented it along with camera obsucura projects. "Building 945" was also exhibited at 2008 Berlinale in Germany and other venues, and it received the 2008 Museum of Contemporary Cinema Foundation Award in Spain.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Sunday, May 19th Technology That Drives Us - 2nd annual Century of Upstate New York Vehicle Show

Saturdays June 1st & June 8th & Sundays June 2nd & June 9th Ideas That Fly: Advances in Avionics & Simulation from the heart of NY.

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