Sunday, 9:30-am-3pm: October 21, 2018.


"[...] Photochemically, the pieces are never wholly processed; they continue to change over time in response to environments that they encounter, blurring the line between creation and destruction. The artist selectively re-photographs moments in the evolution of the images to generate a series of static records of a transitory process.[...]"From the description of her upcoming monograoh Meghann Riepenhoff: Litoral Drift + Ecotone (Radius Books, 2018).

In this expanded lecture-format style workshop, artist Meghann Riepenhoff will discuss her work in the context of the larger impact bookmaking has played in her practice. Topics will include unique chromogenic books, hand-bound artist books, books as time-based experiences, and translating her large-scale cyanotype work into the book format for her upcoming monograph Littoral Drift + Ecotone

Additionally participants will learn to make traditional cyanotypes and explore alternative toning techniques. Students can expect to make 2-4 prints during the workshop. Students with a foundational understanding of exposure and basic darkroom etiquette are welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring objects (from opaque to transparent) and/or large format negatives for printing. 


Meghann Riepenhoff is a current Guggenheim Fellow and is releasing her first monograph Littoral Drift + Ecotone in 2018. Her work has been exhibited at the Denver Art Museum, The New York Public Library, the Museum of Contemporary Photography (Chicago), the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston), and Yossi Milo Gallery. Publications include The New York Times, ArtForum and the Wall Street Journal. Collections include the High Museum of Art, Albright-Knox Gallery, the Worcester Art Museum, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Registration includes materials, lunch and light refreshments.
Have questions? Please contact, or call 917-288-034


Any changes to the program will be announced online.
All programs and events are held at Penumbra Foundation. 
36 E. 30th St. New York, NY, 10016
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