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Portraiture Workshop 

ScanLAB Projects Workshop

Drawing inspiration from early photographic techniques, this workshop explored ways that 3D digital data capture can be used, stretched and subverted to investigate and record the world around us. Participants initially devised a series of posed tableaux in a derelict part of Kielder Castle using a number of spooky props that are stored there. Group members responded with formal portraits, dramatic stills from imagined horror movies and recreations of famous pictures. After the initial portraiture exercise a more subversive approach was employed to alter the scanners captured version of events. Participants purposefully moved during scans, blurring the scan data, leaving ghosts of their motion and creating digital duplicates of themselves.