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THE FILM PROJECT An exhibition by MAPgroup

In an age of fast photography and image overload, 15 Australian Documentary photographers use traditional analogue techniques to photograph the most personal of subjects- the Portrait. With subjects that range from the loved to the infamous, photographers embraced the slow, uncertain nature of photographing with film to create a dynamic of trust only formed when a subject has to wait to see their image. Each photo has been hand printed by the artist, some whom had not been in a darkroom for a decade but all embraced the tactile process of silver gelatine printing. In a world where nothing is too hard to change in Photoshop, these images strive for an authenticity that says as much about the photographer as their subjects. MAPgroup is a non-profit photographic collective committed to high quality, independent documentary image making. Their membership includes emerging and well-established photographers who are all passionate about the documentation of social and environmental issues in Australia.

Exhibition Dates
March 9 – April 2, 2017

Exhibition Opening
Thursday, March 9, 6-9pm

Artist Talk

Sunday 12th, March 2:30pm (free admission)

Opening Hours

Thursday – Friday 11am to 6pm
Saturday – Sunday 11am to 5pm

Image © Michael Rayment


Event starts
Thursday 9 March, 2017
Event Ends
Sunday 2 April, 2017
The Fox Gallery
Venue Address
8 Elizabeth St, Kensington (via laneway)

Melbourne, Melbourne

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