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We would like to invite you to the upcoming talk and workshop presented by Phạm Tuấn Ngọc (founder and director of NoirFoto) to explore and experience this image-making process.

PART I – Talk on photography and silver gelatin material

Entrance fee: 40,000VND/adult; 30,000VND/student (with ID) and free for children under 16 y.o.

In this talk with Phạm Tuấn Ngọc, he will share briefly about the history of light-sensitive materials, with a focus on the ‘silver gelatin’ process used in photography, as well as the overview of photography as an art. The talk will also focus on the silver gelatin process in relation to other photographic printing materials, as well as well-known photographers who used this image-making material.

PART II – Workshop on silver gelatin process

Participation fee: 200,000VND/person; maximum 20 people. Registration here: (Please register in the form above and complete participation fee in advance via bank transfer or pay directly at Noirfoto to reserve your seat.)

In this afternoon workshop Phạm Tuấn Ngọc will engage participants directly in the silver gelatin process at Noirfoto, equipped with a dark room and a studio dedicated to a community of photography lovers in Saigon. At Noirfoto, you will be toured around the ‘darkroom’ and introduced to equipment, material, chemicals as well as the processing normally taking place at Noirfoto. In this workshop, three participants will be selected randomly to bring 1 negative each, whereby Noirfoto will demonstrate the process of developing B&W negative films.


Saturday, 13 April

10:30am - 5:00pm

The Factory Contemporary Art Centre | 15 Nguyen Uu Di, Thao Dien, D2, Ho Chi Minh City



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