School Holiday Photogram Workshop

by Renato Colangelo

Children can play with light and personal objects to create traditional photographic ‘portraits’ in the black and white darkroom, whilst learning about the history of photography. Intimate class sizes and hand’s on, children will conclude the workshop with up to 5 of their own silver gelatin photographic prints.

For children aged 8-14 years old
2.5 hour sessions including small break

Week 1: Monday 8 April and Tuesday 9 April 2019, 9:30am – 12pm

Week 2: Monday 15 April and Tuesday 16 April 2019, 9:30am – 12pm, 2019, 9.30am – 12pm

(afternoon sessions may be available upon request)

$70 full price, $60 concession (Low Income Card)

Bookings limited to 6 students per class. Book soon to secure a place via

What to bring
– Kids are encouraged to bring a small snack
– A selection of personal items to be used in workshop (prints are A4 in size)

Some image making materials will be supplied. All photographic materials are provided as part of the workshop fee.

Safety is very important in the darkroom. Children will not be handling any chemicals, gloves are provided and the darkroom has ventilation. If anyone feels uncomfortable developing their paper alternative arrangements will be made.

About Renato Colangelo
Renato is a practicing artist and parent, who has been working with photography and darkroom processes for over 20 years. His vast knowledge in the darkroom will help guide children through aspects of ‘the tactility’ of hand’s on image making while learning the history of photography.

Image credits in order: Isra Colangelo (8 years), Noah Colangelo (11 years), Noah Colangelo (11 years)