Shoot Your Heart on Celluloid at the Singapore Analog Photo Exhibition

A local photography collective pays homage to one of the oldest surviving film formats with all things vintage.

To commemorate 120 years of 120 medium format film, presents an exhibition this weekend at The Glass Hut which will capture a myriad of film photography works, vintage retro items and activities such as lectures and workshops.

“[W]We noticed that many of our Polaroid shooters also shoot in 120 film format. So, we decided to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the 120 film format by hosting an exhibition to show the beauty of this format, while showing our gratitude and our support for the analog photography community at large,” said founder Brandon Ong.

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From Saturday to Monday, the Exhibition of 120×120 medium format films will feature 120 photographs from more than 70 photographers in 17 countries. They range from “still life to portraits, from the ordinary to the strange, from man-made cities to natural wonders”, according to the organizers.

Besides the photo exhibit, visitors can shop at a vintage retro market for Polaroids, paper cameras, resin jewelry, and streetwear, or attend workshops like building a camera at pinhole and take group photos on Chinatown walking tours.

There are also talks from local photographers from The Film Initiative who will share their wisdom on using medium format cameras.

Admission is $5 per person for the exhibit.

Exhibition of 120×120 medium format films
The Glass Shack, 195 Pearl’s Hill Terrace, #01-39A
1 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., May 14-16