Garry Fabian Miller: The Light Gatherers

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Garry Fabian Miller: The Light Gatherers

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Lecture 5: A Place of Resolution

 Tuesday 21 May 2024


 At the Weston Library

  Free, booking required

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Join contemporary fine art photographer Garry Fabian Miller for the last in a series of lectures looking at the central role of The Darkroom in his life and within chemical photography, concluding with new work exploring his evolving colour world.

Lead image: Sites of Departure, The Book, 2019 © Garry Fabian Miller 

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Sir Victor Blank Lecture Theatre, Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

 Wheelchair access

The Weston Library is wheelchair accessible.

About The Light Gatherers lecture series

This public lecture series, beginning March 2022 and running until May 2024, is part of Garry Fabian Miller's Honorary Fellowship with the Bodleian Libraries.

The series will consider the central place of the darkroom in the history of chemical photography, and lead attendees through his process, uses of light and dark, and his unique exploration of colour. He will also discuss his influences, from Enlightenment experimenters tasked with trying to preserve light, to Magic Lantern projectionists, the Bauhaus movement from the early 20th century and the final days of darkrooms.

Garry has also authored an associated publication to the lecture series entitled Dark Room: A Memoir, which features an essay by celebrated artist and writer Edmund de Waal and is available to buy from the Bodleian Shop.

Watch Lecture 1: The Light Gatherers.

Watch Lecture 2: The Darkroom's Erasure.

Watch Lecture 3: Natural Magic, A Human Nature

Watch Lecture 4: Beyond the Middle Place

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