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Join artist Hannah Fletcher and the Geography Society for a workshop on how to create phytogram prints with plants with The Sustainable Darkroom!

This new artform combines chemistry and photography, use the natural chemicals present in plants to create plant-based artwork.

This is a great opportunity to learn about the environmental legacies and impacts of photography throughout history, the work of The Sustainable Darkroom, and this new form of plant-based photography called phytograms.

About The Sustainable Darkroom

The Sustainable Darkroom is an artist run research, training and mutual learning community. They develop low-toxicity chemistries and practices in analogue photography and equip cultural practitioners with new skills and knowledge to develop an environmentally friendly photographic darkroom practice. Find out more.

About the artist: Hannah Fletcher

Hannah Fletcher is an artist based in London. She primarily works with photographic materials and processes and is the founder of Sustainable Darkroom, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to researching and disseminating lower-toxicity photographic materials and methods.

Hannah Fletcher works with and researches the many intricate relationships between photographic and not-so photographic materials. Intertwining organic matter such as soils, algae, mushrooms and roots into photographic mediums and surfaces. Fletcher questions the life cycle and value of materials by incorporating waste from her studio and workshops back into the system of making. Working in an investigative, ritualistic and environmentally conscious manner, she combines scientific techniques with photographic processes, creating dialogue and fusions between the poetic and political. Find out more. 

Event details

Bush House (SE) 2.12
Bush House
Strand campus, 30 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4BG