Archive for July 2009

New Tim Handfield Digital Photography Seminars Announced!

August 29 – Understanding Digital Colour (Intermediate) As promised, Tim Handfield’s ‘Understanding Digital Colour’ workshop is back! Workshop Details Date          29th August, 2009 Time         10.00 am to 4.00 pm Location TBA Price        $175.00 (inc GST) ‘Understanding Digital Colour’ provides visual artists with the foundation knowledge to use digital photography in an expressive…

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Fine Art Awards Winner Announced

We are pleased to announce the winner of the Colour Factory Award is Clare Rae. Clare has recently completed her BFA (Honours) at RMIT. Her work will be on show at the Centre for Contemporary Photography from August 7 – September 27, 2009. We are currently working with Clare to produce her series of fine…

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Analogue Projection Prints

Recently at the Colour Factory we have been working on a remarkable and exciting project with artist STELARC, in conjunction with Scott Livesey Galleries. Interestingly this project started with digital and has ended in analogue. The outcome is a mural chromogenic print of overwhelming proportions. STELARC commissioned Graham Baring to take his portrait and assist…

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Photographic Exhibition: Seeing Is Not Understanding

Ponch Hawkes Seeing Is Not Understanding Horsham Regional Gallery July 4 – 24 August 2009 The Colour Factory printed the photographic images in this exhibition. The photographs in this exhibition bring together a series of banal yet arresting moments as experienced by the photographer Ponch Hawkes. Although these photographs are all reconstructions of Hawkes’ memories,…

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Artists' Work on Display in Melbourne

The best of the best – there will be a whole range of artists’ work on show this week as the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) kicks off! July 24 – August 9 2009 The 2009 festival will screen almost 300 films from world-class festivals, including Cannes, Sundance, Rotterdam, Berlin and Toronto Festivals. The program…

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Thought provoking photographic images & artists works

This week in ‘Art – What’s On’, two exhibitions with thought provoking photographic images and artists works. Just Can’t Get Enough Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts Troy-Anthony Baylis, Bindi Cole, Clinton Nain, Duncan Robinson Curated by Ben McKeown 27 June – 2 August 2009 “The rise in popularity of contemporary Indigenous art, combined with the…

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Photographic Fine Art and Inkjet Printing Terminology

At the Colour Factory we have found that there is often confusion surrounding the terminology used to describe photographic and inkjet fine art printing processes as brand names have become commonplace. Currently there are many printing alternatives and an abundance of print media, often with a variation of names. It is no wonder the artists…

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Fitting the Photographic Mould

This week in ‘Art – What’s On’ the following exciting photographic exhibitions are being launched in Melbourne. The Family Mould Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn Ilona Nelson 8 July- 2 August 2009 “The Family Mould continues photographer Ilona Nelson’s current exploration of self identity. Prompted by the birth of her first child, Nelson uses her artistic…

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Photographic exhibition opening in Melbourne tomorrow – Representation/Presentation

Presentation/Representation: Photography from Germany Monash Gallery of Art Various Artists Opening: 3.00pm Saturday 4 July 2009 Exhibition runs from 2 July – 30 August, 2009 Presentation/representation: photography from Germany brings to Melbourne the work of ten of Germany’s best contemporary fine art photographers. Curated by Thomas Weski (also curator of the survey of Thomas Gursky…

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