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WordPress Pre-event: Type-Truck Visits Spoke6

November 7, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

 

A renaissance in printmaking has been taking place in the past 6 or 7 years in America.  At the center of the resurgence is letterpress printing. From coverage in the New York Times [0] to the growing number of workshop, the mystic of printing is alive in modern times (about 30% of San Francisco Center for the Book 300 workshops in 2010 were letterpress workshops [1]).  This effect can be seen in products sold online, at craft shows, and in documentary movies (2008, 2009, & 2010 brought us “Proceed and Be Bold”, “Typeface”, and “Making Faces”, respectively [2,3,4])
Kyle Durrie brings Moveable Type to Tucson on her way to her new homebase in Silver City, NM. Moveable Type is a mobile print shop built into the back of an old delivery truck. Within these tight quarters, she created an efficient and fully functional shop, with a small table top press for printing smaller work, and a larger proof press, capable of printing larger posters.
Ms. Durrie will give a talk at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, November 7, and follow up with a printing demonstration in her truck.
The talk will precede the WordPress Meetup at Spoke6.
For more information on the Moveable Type project see http://type-truck.com/about/

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Date:
November 7, 2012
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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