Process Reversal – Persons & Films

Recently, we went about the task of scanning some of our films for an informational section in TIE’s Alternative Measures Monograph. Here are some of the resulting images…

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  Workshops & Experiments

Process Reversal

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Color Bleach Etching, Part II

Following the workshop on reshaping and lighting film emulsion, Sarah Biagini explores the use of bleach-etching (a.k.a. Mordancage) on Kodak 3383 Color Print Stock. Below are some of the results.

Additionally, you can view our other post on color bleach etching here.

[All images courtesy of Sarah Biagini]

Color Bleach Etch

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[Video processed at 12 fps. Additionally, you can download this video here for a full, frame by frame, analysis]

Images from Зеркало: Reshaping & Lighting Film Emulsion

A few images from our previous workshop, Зеркало: Reshaping and Lighting Film Emulsion. In this workshop, we explored a variety of techniques for physically and chemically altering the films emulsion, as well as methods of re-photographing the emulsion. You can also check out a video compilation of some of these techniques in our second post here.

Film Emulsion



Preparation of reticulation solution


Bleach-etched and front-lit Kodak 5363

Reticulation Emulsion Transfer

EFKE Stock, Reticulated and Lifted

Reticulation Film Emulsion

Found footage, reticulated and back-lit

Reticulation Film Emulsion

Francis Bacon?

Optical Printing

Optical Printing with the JK

Dye Plating

Dye plated Kodak 7363, front & back lit

Reticulation Film Emulsion

Reticulate found footage, front-lit


Reticulated 16mm optical Soundtrack