10 October at Queensland Centre For Photography

Cyanotype is one of the earliest photographic processes.
Explore this exciting camera-less activity with renowned Brisbane artist Renata Buziak as a first introduction to the exciting world of alternative processes.


Sunday 10 October 2021
Time: 10am – 4pm

Queensland Centre for Photography (QCFP)
6 Maud Street, Newstead, Qld 4006

Limited spaces with max 8 participants, bookings essential.

The workshop duration is from 10am – 4pm. 

During this hands-on workshop you will prepare your own light-sensitive paper, expose and process your prints. 

Participants can bring small, flat objects to use in their designs, all other materials will be provided.

Placing plants and found objects on specially prepared cyanotype paper, we will use sunlight and water to create a bright blue image..

The limited number of participants, (maximum of 8 people) ensures the tutors’ individual attention to every person.

For the workshop to run, we will need minimum of 4 people. Full refund will be given if the workshop is cancelled due to lack of registrations, Covid-19 restrictions or other unforeseen circumstance caused by the Centre.

Morning tea is provided. Bring your own lunch. Fridge and microwave available.

  • small, flat objects to create your images with
  • You need to wear closed shoes, old clothes or an apron to protect your clothes
  • notebook if you would like to take notes
Cyanotype chemistry and papers for the workshop will be provided. If you would like to take home your own chemicals, these will be available for purchase from The Centre. 
Please observe COVID-19 QLD government advice for public and act accordingly.

Queensland Centre for Photography, 

6, Maud Street, Newstead, Q 4006

  • Street parking
  • Wheelchair access

The Tutor:
Renata Buziak is a photo-media artist, researcher and educator based in Brisbane. In 2016, she completed her PhD at the Queensland College of Art (QCA), Griffith University. She has taught at QCA, Queensland University of Technology and Sunshine Coast University. Since 2004 Renata has developed biochromes an experimental process of image making based on fusing plants and photographic materials to reveal nature’s transformative life cycles. Her biochromes include prints on paper and fabric, as well as installations and time-lapse videos. Renata has completed several artist residencies and established interdisciplinary collaborations and was co-curator for ‘Art in Soil – Let’s get dirty’, an art & science residency and exhibition. Her artworks have been published in numerous catalogues and magazines and her research has appeared in peer-reviewed publications. Renata’s award-winning work has featured in national and international solo and group exhibitions and it is held in public and private collections including Wroclaw National Museum; Macquarie Group Sydney, City of Swan Art Collection Western Australia, Redlands Art Gallery Queensland, University of Queensland, Queensland Children’s Hospital, Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital, Gadens Lawyers Brisbane, Academy of Fine Arts Warsaw, and Maria Curie-Sklodowska University Lublin.

Image on this page:
  • Renata Buziak, Cyanotype-cotton
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