For the fifth year in a row, the Officina Tipografica Novepunti is organizing the Letterpress Workers International Summit (LpW), an annual meeting of letterpress printers/designers from Europe and US. LpW is a short-term artistic residence, open to the public, where people work together on a common theme, sharing their knowledge and experience. Each year Novepunti produces a book accompanied by letterpress printed posters made by Letterpress Workers. The book is printed in 120 copies and it will be available during the event.Read More
1. From stone to chip. Alois Senefelder and the invention of lithography in an international context. Conference organised by AEPM in Dutch museum of lithography in Valkenswaard (NL) from 3-5 November 2016.
2. “New Impressions” is an international, juried exhibition to showcase exploration and creativity with letterpress printing techniques. Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum 11.05-30.06.16, Design College Australia 09–21.08.16.
3. DADA ist 100 exhibition opening on 04.06.2016 Eremitage Gransee (DE)
4. Interrobang by Random Spectacular, published as part of The Village of Type at Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft.
This year the DADA movement is celebrating the 100th-anniversary of its short but influential existence. Marc Berger/ Edition Schwarzdruk (DE) did a great job organising the 'Dada ist 100’, an exhibition celebrating 100 years of Dada movement with more than 50 letterpress printers from 10 countries taking part in this unique event.
The exhibition will take place in Eremitage Gransee (DE) on 4th of June and will then be traveling to venues in Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, Belgium and the USA. To produce a catalog Mark Berger launched crowdfunding campaign which have been successfully funded, thanks to the letterpress enthusiasts all over the world.
Last Sunday the city of Gent, as well as other cities in Flanders and Brussels, was celebrating the Heritage day (Erfgoeddag) which is held annually on the first Sunday after the Easter Holidays. Each year a theme is chosen and this time it was all about rituals. The museums, archives, documentation centres, collecting libraries, local heritage centres and organisations dedicated to folk culture opened their doors to public (free entrance). Every year this results in a diverse selection of activities. And this year was not an exception.Read More