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Alternative Visions Exhibit at LightBox Photographic Gallery
September 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alternative Visions Exhibit
September 14 – November 5, 2019
Artists’ Opening Reception: Saturday, September 14, 5-8pm
LightBox Photographic Gallery
1045 Marine Dr.
Astoria, OR 97103
LightBox Photographic Gallery opens Alternative Visions with an artists’ reception on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 5-8pm. The prints in Alternative Visions represent a large variety of processes, ranging from cyanotype, gum, platinum/palladium, silver gelatin, Van Dyke brown, carbon transfer, photogravure, wet plate, tintype, ambrotype, lith, casein, chemigram, lumenprint, and wet plate collodion. The handmade print, taken into so many directions, is obviously alive and well.
We are honored to have Christina Z. Anderson, one of the nations’ finest photographic educators as juror for this Exhibit and keynote Speaker of the Symposium
“The alternative process “movement” which began around the 1960s was largely a return to 19th century hand coated processes as an alternative to corporately controlled gelatin silver paper. Today there has been a conflation of gelatin silver, C-prints, 19th century processes, and printmaking into the alternative process genre. Even digital means of image capture are now a part of this practice with some processes such as image transfer or palladium over ink jet which use digital printing in part. The hallmark of the field is that the end result is a hands-on, handmade print.” ~ Christina Z. Anderson
Congratulations to the photographers accepted into Alternative Visions
Michael Atha • Ray Bidegain • Per Bjesse • Diana Bloomfield
Julia Bradshaw • Greg Brophy • Ronald Butler • Kimberley Chiaris
Monika Danos • Leah Diament • John Dubois • Rory Earnshaw
Christopher Erin • Jim Fitzgerald • László Galos • Ryan Gillespie
Andrej Gregov • Sarah Grew • Patricia Holgate • Suzanne Izzo
Karen Johanson • Barbara Justice • Sally Kim-Miller • Douglas King
Travis Lovell • Jocelyn Mathewes • Marek Matusz • Julie Moore
Harini Krishnamurthy • Susie Morrill • Barbara Murray • Angel O’Brien
Walt O’Brien • Ralph Rinke • Philip Schwartz • Jennifer Gioffre Todd
Ajuan Song • Michael Puff • Melanie Walker • Laura Alice Watt
Tri Tran • Rebecca Zeiss • Yelena Zhavoronkova • Ryan Zoghlin
The Alternative Visions Exhibit is part of the 2019 LightBox Symposium for Alternative Process Photography,
(click on link) hosted by LightBox Photographic Gallery in Astoria, Oregon on September 13, 14, 15, 2019.
Alternative Visions runs from September 14th until November 5th. LightBox offers memberships as a way of becoming part of the community of supporters that help to further the mission of the gallery. LightBox provides fine art reproduction, restorations, photographic printing, and other photographic services. LightBox is located at 1045 Marine Drive in Astoria, hours are Tuesday – Saturday 11 – 5:30. Contact LightBox at 503-468-0238 or at firstname.lastname@example.org, and visit lightbox-photographic.com for more info and to enjoy past, current and upcoming exhibits.