Sténopé

The section  Sténopé (Pinhole) features recent analogue photography projects, using traditional chemical based processes. It includes portraits taken using the #pinholebeercan  a DIY camera made from an up-cycled beer can. There are also portraits produced using a caravan that was converted into a camera and mobile darkroom. All of the projects have involved working collaboratively with collectives, project spaces and local residents, providing a means for an inclusive creative experience. If you have a project that you would like to discuss email ben@bnathan.co.uk

A selection of portraits of locals and passers-by at The Somers Town Festival, London, 2019.  

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Snap snap 📸. .. Here are the first 10 portraits taken @somerstownfestival. All of the images were captured using the infamous #PinholeBeerCan and developed in the bespoke #TabernacleDarkroom 💥💥 As part of the @somerstownfestival I set up a temporary analogue photographic studio, inviting passers by to pose for a portrait. Using an up-cycled ‘pinhole-beer-can’ and processed using the traditional dark room techniques. Big up all the fantastic participants 💯 @nlta.k @annipool @fabianamapel @fleshboy @chaltongallery @somerstownfestival For booking / workshops / collaboration, please send me a direct message. . #pinhole #pinholecamera #pinholephotography #blackandwhitephoto #portraitblackandwhite #cameraobscura #festivalart #communityart #somerstownfestival #chaltongallery

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Grand Nabucho N° 5. Antony Ward & Ben Nathan, Nabuchodonosor – Collectif d’action urbaine, Béziers, France, 2019.

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Voilà… A selection of portraits taken at The Grand Nabucho N° 5 – festival and collaborative project with the local community of Béziers, @antony.ward.fr & @collectif.nabucho. Designated driver @pierre_francois_gautier 💯 First assistant @heloiseprln 💯 . All of the images were captured in a mobile darkroom (caravan), and developed using water from the River Orb & #caffenol ‘Eco-soup’ . . For booking contact: @radio_surveyor_1 . . #stenopebeziers #béziers #pinhole #pinholecaravan #experimentalphotography #stenope #pinholecamera #collectifnabuchodonosor #pinholephotography #blackandwhitephoto #portraitblackandwhite #grandnabucho #cameraobscura #canavan #festivalart #communityart @pierre_francois_gautier

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Introduction to Artist in Residence with Collectif Nabuchodonosor @ Barnabu, Béziers, France, 2018.

Caravane Caméra Obscura @ The Grand Nabucho, Béziers, France, 2018.

Portraits produced whilst Artist in Residence @ Barnabu, Béziers.

Caravane Caméra Obscura @ Jardin de la Plantade, Béziers.

Published on the occasion of Chouchoux 6th edition, 700 copies, Collectif Nabucho.

Published on the occasion of Chouchoux 6th edition, 700 copies, Collectif Nabucho.