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Photo Colour Services

13 March to 18 April 2015

Photo Colour Services was a professional photographic lab housed on the 9th floor of Old Arcade in Johannesburg’s central business district. It ceased trading in 1996.

In 2007 Stuart Whipps undertook a three month residency at the Bag Factory and whilst exploring the empty buildings of the CBD, encountered the remains of Photo Colour Services (PCS). Whipps saved the material from the lab, the developers were intending to skip all contents of the building, and shipped it back to the UK. The invitation from Ithuba and British Council presents us with an opportunity to show this incredible material back in Johannesburg.