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Dates:  1961, 23 July -
Born:  Canada, ON, Windsor
Active:  Canada
Website:  www.centurydarkroom.com
 
  
Contemporary Canadian Daguerreotypist.

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Mike Robinson
245 Carlaw Avenue, Unit #502, Toronto, ON, M4M 2S1
(416) 469-8128

EXHIBITIONS Solo
 
May 2004 History in the Making, The Ryerson Gallery, Toronto, ON An exhibition of 58 daguerreotypes of portraits, landscapes and still-life images.
 
January 2002 Mannequin, Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, ON in collaboration with artist Spring Hurlbut.
 
EXHIBITIONS Group
 
September 2005 Daguerreian Niche, The Daguerreian Society, Pittsburgh PA. Group Exhibition of contemporary daguerreian artists.
 
March 2003 Secret Victorians, The Museum of Photographic Art, San Diego. Group Exhibition of contemporary photographers working with antique photographic processes.
 
March 2003 Got it, Got it, Need it, Got it, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, in collaboration with artist Spring Hurlbut.
 
June 2002 Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Surrealism group exhibition.
 
November 2001 Mirror with a Memory, Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Mo. Group Exhibition of six contemporary daguerreian artists
 
COLLECTIONS
 
My work has been acquired by the following institutions:
 
The Hallmark Fine Art Collection, Kansas City, MO
The George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
The Portrait Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON
The Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
The Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN
The Mira Goddard Centre, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON
The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
 
LECTURES AND DEMONSTRATIONS
 
I have lectured and conducted workshops at the following institutions:
 
Ryerson University, Toronto, ON
The George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
The Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO
The National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, ON
The Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN
McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
 
PUBLISHED WORK
 
Young America; The Daguerreotypes of Southworth and Hawes, 2005
Article A Style Peculiar to Themselves: an investigation into the techniques of Southworth and Hawes. I also was on the Advisory Board for the exhibition in conjunction with this catalogue.
 
Discover Magazine, February, 2002
Photography, Old and New Again
Article on the making of a daguerreotype at Massachusetts General Hospital to commemorate the discovery of anesthesia
 
The Daguerreian Annual, 2000 The Making of 20 Daguerreotypes
Article featuring 20 of my daguerreotypes and how they were made.
 
Coming into Focus, 2001 Author of the albumen and salted paper chapter for the textbook on alternative photographic processes. 
  
 
  
 
  
 
  
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