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Art Documentation 101 with Polina Teif

Polina Teif

February 8, 2020

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


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Saturday February 8th, 2020

1PM – 3PM


Register here

This workshop is intended for artists, curators and students with varying levels of photography experience.

This workshop will cover:

– Basics of photography, composition and lighting.

– General approach to documentation of art in gallery, studio and site specific works.

– Common problems in documentation.

– Post processing workflow demonstration.

The workshop will be followed by a Q+A.


Polina Teif (1989) is a Belarus born photographer and filmmaker based in Toronto. She received her BFA from the University of Toronto with emphasis on Visual Studies and Semiotics and completed an MFA in Documentary Film Production at York University. Her has been shown nationally and internationally to include Istanbul Design Biennial, Trinity Square Video, Gallery Stratford, Art Metropole, Hart House, Nuit Blanche, and Idea Exchange. Her work has been featured in DER GRIEF, Aesthetica Magazine, Hart House Review, Magenta Magazine Collective Terrain, LUMA Quarterly and ICON Magazine.

She’s documented for Xpace, 8eleven, Gardiner Museum, AGO, FADO, Nuit Blanche, Toronto Biennial of Art, and for numerous artists and institutions in Toronto and abroad.