Baltic Analog Lab

  1. A two-day workshop with Ieva Balode - filmmaker and member of Baltic Analog Lab will give an introduction to shooting and processing colour Super8 film with an emphasis of cross-processing. Trough a theoretical part as well as a practical hands-on, Ieva will explain the characteristics of colour motion picture film giving insight both in negative as well as reversal film specifics.
    Participants will have an opportunity to learn using Super8 camera working in groups as well as individualy. We will be shooting with Kodak Vision colour negative film which will be processed in reversal chemistry.



    - Introduction to colour film material and its chemical aspects
    - Introduction to colour film chemistry and its various kinds
    - Shooting with Super8 film camera
    - Processing negative film in colour positive (reversal) chemistry
    - Projectiong film on 8mm film projector


    Ieva Balode is an artist and film curator working with analog image. With her works she takes part in international exhibitions and festivals presenting her work both in installation, as well as cinema and performance situation. As a curator she is a founding member of Baltic Analog Lab - artists collective providing a space and platform for analog film production, research and education. She is also a director of experimental film festival "Process" happening in Riga from year 2017.



    Limited amount of participants - 10 people
    Participate by sending us an email to:
    Participation fee: 50 EUR


    NB! Only people with valid Covid19 certificates are allowed to take part!

    Workshop is supported by Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation

  2. Baltic Analog Lab invites to an analogue photography course during october and november. Within six sessions participants will acquire knowledge in using analogue photo camera, light meter,basic chemistry for film processing of black and white photographic film and film printing in darkroom.




    16-17 October. Saturday, Sunday (full days)

    -       Introduction to history of photography

    -       Introduction to analogue photo camera

    -       Taking pictures, processing films


    20 October. Wednesday evening

    -       Introduction to darkroom


    27 October. Wednesday evening

    -       Printing in darkroom


    6 – 7 November. Saturday, Sunday (full days)

    -       photo printing in darkroom

    -       Individual work


    Armands Andže is a member of Baltic Analog Lab since 2018. He has been working with analog photography for 12 years an has gone deeply into exploring various old analog photography techniques. He studied photography in Latvian Culture College and now is a student of Latvian Academy of Art Glass design department.


    Limited amount of participants - 10 people

    Full course fee (6 sessions): 120 EUR

    Fee per one session: 30 EUR
    Participate by sending us an email to:

    NB! All materials will be provided

    Depending on submissions, course might be led in English

    Supported by Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation

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