STEAM DisCo:veries

STEAM learning integrates science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics to provide a well-rounded education that prepares life-long learners for the challenges of the future. Test new ideas and theories in our experimental art workshops that will prompt participants to develop solutions for real-world applications. Be ready to be bold, curious and experimental.

Coffee Photo Processing Through Darkroom Printing

There’s nothing like a hot cup of coffee to kickstart your day. But do you know that coffee can also be used to develop black-and-white film? Coffee is a safe and environmentally friendly way to develop film. In this workshop, we invite you to step back into the “traditional” darkroom to experience this age-old yet humbling photo-developing process.

Bichromate Printing

Bichromate printing is a 19th-century photographic printing process that produces a sublime painterly quality to photographic images. The technique utilizes a combination of pigments together with the light sensitivity of dichromates to produce multi-colored. Participants will engage in risk-taking through art.

Cyanotype: Printmaking with the Sun

Dive into the world of alternative processes and make a one-of-a kind cyanotype! Participants will to create their own cyanotype prints and understand the theories behind the age-old process. The outcomes are highly customisable – choose between paper, fabric, bag or even have your own photos printed! Expect lots of fun under the sun!

Pinhole Camera Making & Darkroom Printing

See the world in a different light through a pinhole camera! Travel back in time and enjoy the process of making your own handcrafted camera and developing images in a “darkroom”. In this workshop participants will learn about key concepts in photography such as exposure, basic darkroom skills and the anatomy of a camera.

Camera Obscura Making with Found Objects

Learn how to create your own camera obscura with everyday objects like food containers, boxes or even an entire room.Through understanding the basic principles such as the anatomy of a camera, participants of this workshop will find that the possibilities offered from a DIY camera are limitless; even different surfaces can be used for the record of light.