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IMAGEnation
Warrgamay, Nywaigi & Bandjin Country (Hinchinbrook)

IMAGEnation

Ann Vardanega

'Experimental photographic work that pushes the boundaries.'

Put your eye up to the viewfinder and explore photographer Ann Vardanega's pop up gallery, workshop and making space. The artist's work is minimalist and focusses on space and place. Her exhibition includes unique, infrared photographs that reveal what cannot be seen with the naked eye.

About the Artist

Ann Vardanega is a photographic artist based in Ingham on Warrgamaygam Country. The artist works with light and a range of photographic techniques ranging from the simple camera obscura through to high-tech infrared photography.

Event Information

Pop Up Workshop
Workshop Details

Cyanotype Workshop - Ann Vardanega
$55 per person | 1.5hrs | 15 participants | 18+
12-1:30pm Saturday 31 July 2021
12-1:30pm Saturday 7 August 2021
Discover alternative printing techniques in this workshop with Ann Vardanega. The artist will detail the history of photography as a precursor of the workshop, providing context for the processes to be used. Vardanega will then guide participants to make two distinctive cyanotype prints each, using botanical samples and light sensitive papers.

Introduction to Photography - Ann Vardanega
$30 per person | 1.5hrs | 15 participants | 18+
2-3:30pm Saturday 31 July 2021
Learn to use your camera in this introductory workshop with Ann Vardanega. The artist will cover the basics of camera settings, lenses and exposure. Participants should bring their own camera.

Environmental Portraiture Workshop - Ann Vardanega
$30 per person | 1.5hrs | 15 participants | 18+
4-5:30pm Saturday 31 July 2021
Learn to work with available light in outdoor environments in this portraiture workshop with Ann Vardanega. The artist will guide participants to direct poses, work with structures and backgrounds, and utilise camera settings (including exposure and depth of field). Participants should bring their own cameras.

Window Light Portraiture Workshop - Ann Vardanega
$30 per person | 1.5hrs | 15 participants | 18+
2-3:30pm Saturday 7 August 2021
Learn to work with available indoor light and use it to your advantage in this portraiture workshop with Ann Vardanega. The artist will guide participants to direct poses and utilise camera settings (including exposure and depth of field). Participants should bring their own cameras.

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Workshop - Ann Vardanega
$30 per person | 1hr | 15 participants | 18+
4-5pm Saturday 7 August 2021
Develop the basic skills required to work with digital images and produce print-worthy photographs in this introductory workshop with Ann Vardanega. The artist will guide participants through the fundamentals of these processes. Vardanega will also offer portfolio reviews, advice and critiques of photographic work. Participants should bring their own laptop.

Location Details

30-34 Herbert Street, Ingham 

Venue Accessibility

This venue’s conditions include:

  • Nearby accessible parking.
  • Nearby accessible public transport (bus stations).
  • Nearby street drop-off points.
  • Assisted wheelchair accessibility.
  • An accessible entrance (both ramp and stairs) and no obstructions to the path upon entering.
  • Signage indicating it is a PUNQ program.
  • Venue is close to accessible public bathroom facilities that offer wider doors, adequate floor space to move around in the bathroom, and fixtures designed for comfort including hand railings and low-effort tap handles.
  • Quiet spaces available for participants, this location will have ambient or no music playing.
  • Venues have been strategically designed for clear pathways throughout with a focus on minimising clutter.
  • If participating in workshops, interactions, or artist talks at a pop up there will be an array of seating options provided.
Opening Hours

Mon-Thurs 11am - 5pm
Fri 11am - 7pm
Sat 9am - 2pm
Sun 9am - 5pm

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COVID Safe Visits

PUNQ asks that visitors adhere to social distancing, visitor logs, and other COVID Safe directives and procedures as directed.

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Acknowlegement of Country

PUNQ respectfully acknowledges the Wulgurukaba of Gurambilbarra and Yunbenun and the surrounding groups of our region; Bindal, Gugu Badhan, Nywaigi, Warrgamay, Bandjin and Gudjal as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we gather, share and celebrate local creative practice. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as the first people of Australia. They have never ceded sovereignty and remain strong in their enduring connection to land and Culture.

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North Queensland, Australia | Fri 30 July – Sun 8 August 2021

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