The Photography & Media Arts Workshop supports the production of video, audio, still and moving image capture, post production and output. This includes multimedia installations, projection, fine art printing, virtual reality, augmented reality and programmable logic devices, interactive & generative art.
Our Multimedia Facility in the Peter Karmel Building includes one of the largest green screen studio’s in Canberra, an animation lab, a fine printing lab with flatbed scanners and inkjet printers, a further 3 digital media labs with 66 Apple Macintosh Workstations, an equipment store offering loan equipment including tripods, DSLR Cameras and audiovisual capture systems, sound dead audio capture facility including editing and listening rooms, and studio space for Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Photogrammetry and, a dedicated server facility and spaces for collaborative working.
In the School of Art & Design Building, our facilities include an Inkjet Research Facility including, one specialist 2.5 x 1.5-meter AGFA Anapurna UV flatbed printer, one 1.5-meter fine art inkjet printer and specialist Piezography K7 1.1m inkjet printer, Hasselblad Flextight and iQmart3 scanners, window mount cutting and photo finishing area.
Our workshop also houses specialist photography facilities including an Elinchrom photographic flash portrait studio with overhead gantry lighting system, a Darkroom Complex containing 20 individual enclosed enlarger rooms connected to a 1.1m wide Black and White silver gelatin processor. It includes facilities for film processing and a fume cabinet for chemical mixing, supported by a high volume complete dump air system and waste chemical neutralization including silver recovery. A second specialist darkroom for advanced fine printing, with 12 enlarging bays with large format enlargers and a third specialist darkroom used for alternate processes and mural printing is also on offer to Photomedia & Media Arts students.