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Learn the fun process of phototransfer at Campbell River Art Gallery workshop

Phototransfer is an excellent platform for storytelling

Everyone, regardless of artistic experience, can learn the fun process of phototransfer at a Campbell River Art Gallery workshop with renowned Vancouver artist Terra Poirier Aug. 15 and 16.

Phototransfer is an excellent platform for storytelling. Participants will use their own printed photos and text to learn basic transfer techniques for applying images to a wood surface.

The workshop, which costs $100 for Gallery members, $125 for non-members and $70 for youth aged 14 to 19, allows participants to work with Poirier, whose exhibition Are You Sure?, opens at the Gallery Aug. 13. Participants will tour Poirier’s exhibition to learn more about transference and projection, then move on to a creating their own image and text assemblages onto surfaces. The workshop will take place Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 15 and 16, from 12 to 4 p.m. each day.

Poirier is a filmmaker turned photographer currently working in analog and other low-fidelity formats to create a graphic memoir concerned with memory slippage and distortion. Her image/text work and award-winning films have explored themes of trauma, mothering, poverty and home. Poirier’s films have screened internationally, and she has taught video production at the Gulf Islands Film and Television School, Access to Media Education Society and through the Vancouver Queer Film Festival.

Space is limited, so don’t delay in registering for this wonderful opportunity to participate in a dynamic, hands-on workshop with artist Terra Poirier.

For more information, please contact the CR Art Gallery at 250-287-2261 or email

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