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  • Gowanus Darkroom 160 7th Street Brooklyn, NY, 11215 United States (map)

Welcome to the second annual Spring mixer & free workshop in non-toxic processing!  Join us Friday March 2nd to learn how to process your black and white film using beer and coffee - Super 8mm, 16mm, 35mm, Medium Format, 4" x 5", 70mm,  ALL FORMATS WELCOME !  Everyone who attends will learn how to mix their own negative processing chemistry using a combination of consumable items from the grocery store. We’ll go over basic non-toxic processing options, then mix a synthesized solution created by Chris Knudsen and Steve Cossman based on the classic Caffenol (coffee) recipe and a beer processing “soup” developed by friend of the org (and master chemist) Dagie Brundert.  All ingredients, equipment, and safety gear will be provided - Bring Your Own Black & White as an exposed roll/cartridge of black and white film, still or moving images. We will also have film dryer's, light tables, and projectors. 

FRIDAY:  MARCH 2nd, Doors at 7pm, party goes from 8:00 – 11:00 PM

LOCATION: Gowanus Darkroom  160 Seventh Street, Unit #212, Brooklyn, NY 11215

INSTRUCTORS:  Members of the MONO NO AWARE family


INCLUDES:  All chemistry, development equipment, access to processing facilities and instruction packet. Participants should bring an exposed roll of B/W negative film.