This workshop introduces an ecologically friendly alternative to black and white darkroom processing. During the workshop participants will:

• Learn how to prepare an ecologically friendly formula for film and paper processing. • Process their own film & paper using the green solutions. • Compare results between conventional and ecologically friendly developers. • Tone photographs using natural substances.

Laura Barrón is a photo and video based artist who has been actively producing and exhibiting since 1995. She has an undergraduate degree in Visual Arts from UNAM in Mexico City and a MFA from York University. Her recent projects involve video installation and photography. At the same time, Barron has worked extensively with experimental photography using black and white, and colour darkroom manipulation with diverse materials. Her teaching experience includes teaching University level courses at UNAM and Centro de la Imagen (Centre for the Image) in Mexico City, York University and Gallery 44. Laura has exhibited in Mexico, United States and Canada.

To register call 416 979 3941 or e-mail

Presented by Gallery 44 Centre For Contemporary Photography