Wet Plate Collodion Photography

Artist at Work


Research Institute Lecture Hall

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Drop by as photographer Luther Gerlach demonstrates how to make wet plate collodion negatives, ambrotypes and tintypes. Although pioneered in the 1850s, these techniques continue to inform and inspire the work of contemporary photographer Sally Mann who reinterprets these exacting processes to reveal traces of serendipity and exploration. Complements the exhibition Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings. This is a free, drop-in program.

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