Daguerreian Symposium Oct 26-29, 2017

Dr Mike Robinson

Toronto. Need an excuse to visit The Donald in Washington? How about taking in the world famous Daguerreian Society’s symposium as well? The symposium will be back in Washington D.C. this year.

The prestigious agenda of speakers includes our own Dr Mike Robinson.

“Dr. Mike Robinson is a artist-practitioner, teacher, conservator, and historian of the daguerreotype.  In June 2017 he earned his PhD in Photographic History with the dissertation titled ‘The Techniques and Material Aesthetics of the Daguerreotype‘. The paper is available here on Mike’s website, centurydarkroom.com.

“He has researched and written on the studio practice of Southworth and Hawes for the Young America [the book by Grant Romer on Southworth and Hawes] catalogue and for the Daguerreian Society annual.

“Mike taught graduate and undergraduate courses in 19th Century Photographic Processes at Ryerson University in Toronto, and has lectured and taught daguerreotype workshops in Toronto, Rochester, New York City, Lacock Abbey UK, Bry-sur-Marne France, and Kolomna Russia.”

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