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The modern world was born on a printing press. Once essential to communication, the 500-year-old process is now in danger of being lost as its caretakers age. From self-proclaimed basement hoarders to the famed Hatch Show Print, Pressing On: The Letterpress Film explores the question: why has letterpress survived in a digital age?
Join Co-Director Erin Beckloff for a night of exploration into this historic process that has been revitalized by young printers. Start the evening with a printing demo and opportunity to pull your own limited-edition print as well as enjoy booths of letterpress collectibles and merchandise. Then, enjoy a screening of the film followed by a Q&A panel with some local printers. Bites and refreshments will be provided. This is an event created for the designer, type nerd, historian, and collector in all of us.
5:30-6:00pm | Check-in, view the booths, pull prints, buy awesome merch!
6:00-7:30pm | Screening of Pressing On: The Letterpress Film
7:30-8:00pm | Panel discussion with community letterpress printers lead by Erin Beckloff, Co-Director of Pressing On
Moderator, Erin Beckloff, Pressing On and Miami University
Reka Juhasz, Paperreka
Rachael Hetzel, Pistachio Press
Kelly Shields, Red Flower Letterpress
Gregory Jackson Walters, Type Caster and Printer
AIGA Member - $15
AIGA Student Member - $10
Non-Member - $25