rabiephotography asked: Hi Tony, always amazed by your work and generosity! thank you very much! I am just starting the process and was wondering what other alternatives to Glyoxal can I use? I can’t seem to find here (NZ). Cheers
Besides formaldehyde which since 1997 has been reported to have links to cancer and has been banned, Glyoxal is the only alternative I know of; and can be found at Photographer’s Formulary:
Tony Gonzalez is an artist currently living in New York City. He received his BFA from the Cooper Union School of Art and his MFA from Yale University. In addition to working as a fine art photographer, Gonzalez has taught photography for 30 years including at The Cooper Union, Pratt Institute and New York University. Since 2002, Gonzalez has been teaching full-time at Queens College, CUNY and is currently a Tenured Professor and Deputy Chair of the Photography & Imaging program. Gonzalez is a contributing author for The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes, Second Edition and Third Edition by Christopher James and is featured most recently in the news book Gum Printing, A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice by Christina Z. Anderson and Alternate Processes in Photography by Brian Arnold.
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