Lumen Prints
Small plant units on rollable metal frame. The plants are equipped with electrical engineering.
Fri, September 09, 2022 3 pm – 5 pm CEST, Workshop
ZKM | Center for Art and Media
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Language: German

From 16 years. With registration - limited number of participants!

We capture impressions and traces of life on photographic paper with the help of sunlight and follow in the footsteps of the first photographers and photographic processes. As a completely cameraless process, the contours and transparencies of objects in direct contact with the paper create so-called "lumenprints" or "shadow catchers".

By using algae and plant species, whose chemical properties resemble some components of classical photo developers, light and shadow compositions are created in which the beings seem to communicate themselves. Working together with plant species, we become designers and creators of shared portraits. 

Registration is possible until 12:00 noon the day before.

Organization / Institution
ZKM | Center for Art and Media
Program funder

This workshop is part of the program »It's About Life«, funded by the impulse program »Culture despite Corona« of the Ministry of Science, Research and Art of Baden-Württemberg.

Program funder