TALK: What is the value of photography today?

Thursday, 28 May 2015 6.30pm

Sebastien Montabonel, founder of Montabonel & Partners and former European Senior Specialist in Contemporary Photography at Phillips (formerly known as Phillips de Pury) in conversation with Ben Harman, Director of Stills.

Timed to coincide with the display of historic photographic works in the exhibition: Anna Atkins: Cyanotypes & Margaret Watkins: Advertising Photography, Stills has invited Sebastien Montabonel to join Ben Harman in a conversation about the value of photography. The talk will offer insights into the processes of collecting and philanthropy around the world and address issues around the intrinsic creative value of photography such as its cultural, historical and financial worth.

Places are limited, please book a ticket here

Stills Taster: Cyanotypes (10 - 16's)

Saturday, 30 May 2015 2pm - 4pm

Join us in Stills for a hands-on Cyanotype taster session inspired by our Anna Atkins exhibition.

Stills Tasters are designed to give you the opportunity to engage with the skills and techniques used by artists in Stills’ exhibitions.

Using one of the first photographic techniques still widely practiced today, the taster session will:

- Include an inspiring tour of the Anna Atkins exhibition
- Guide you through the steps involved in making Cyanotype prints
- Allow you to make your own prints to take home
- Provide you with comprehensive instructions so that you can make your own prints at home.

Suitable for ages 10-16



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