IPI's Digital Print Workshop 2014

From October 27, 2014 through October 29, 2014 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at Image Permanence Institute, Rochester, NY

This three-day workshop will be presented in two parts. You can select from Part 1 or Part 2, or attend all three days of related presentations to get the most out of it. The workshop will be held in a small group setting, including lecture, discussion, and hands-on activities. A course binder of information, resources, process identification reference sheets, and inkjet print samples will be provided to participants. Catered lunches and breaks are included in the workshop fee. Sessions will run from 9am - 5pm each day. 

Part 1 – Beyond the Image—Visual Literacy and Methods of Looking – $350
Part 2 – Identification & Preservation of Digitally Printed Materials– $700

Who Should Attend:

  • Museum, Library, and Archive Professionals
  • Conservators
  • Photography Educators
  • Fine Art Printmakers
  • Contemporary Photographers
  • Contemporary Photograph Collectors

Topics Include:

  • Introduction to photographic materials (Part 1)
  • The structure of photographic prints (Part 1)
  • Relationships between print materials, structure, image and aesthetics (Part 1)
  • Lighting techniques (Part 1)
  • Magnification tools and techniques (Part 1)
  • Introduction to using Graphics Atlas (www.graphicsatlas.org) for print identification (Part 1)
  • Defining and identifying digital print types (Part 2)
  • The history of digital printing (Part 2)
  • The technologies behind the most popular digital printing devices (Part 2)
  • Digital print deterioration (Part 2)
  • Research results from IPI’s ongoing digital print preservation projects (Part 2)
  • Best practices for digital print storage, display, handling, and enclosures (Part 2)


Mon, 10/27/2014 (All day) - Wed, 10/29/2014 (All day)