26 octobre 2018 // AEPM

Roundtable on the history of print culture

[Leeds, United Kingdom] Moments of change: print and print culture Alumni Room, School of English University of Leeds 26 October –  3:30-5pm Featuring: Caroline Archer (Birmingham City University) Sheena Calvert (Camberwell College, University of the Arts) Will Hill, (Anglia Ruskin) Fiona Ross (University of Reading) Helen Smith (University of York) On 26 October the Centre

Posted October 14, 2018 // AEPM

Living letterpress in Dresden

A glimpse of the Offizin Haag-Drugulin letterpress workshop The Offizin Haag-Drugulin is a long time member of the AEPM. It is not a museum as such. Rather a traditional letterpress company in Dresden, Germany doing both typesetting and printing with the particularity that is has one of the world’s largest collections of monotype matrices. Although

9-10 July 2019 // AEPM

Conference: The art of transient print

[Call for papers] Dregs dross and debris: the art of transient print Print Networks in conjunction with Liverpool John Moores University and the Centre for Printing History and Culture is pleased to announce the following call for papers. Dregs, dross and debris: the art of transient print 9-10 July, 2019 Liverpool John Moores University An

Posted October 10, 2018 // AEPM

Exhibition: Quentin Blake at the Museum Meermanno

Most comprehensive exhibition of Quentin Blake’s work to-date House of the book | Museum Meermanno 6 October 2018 until 3 March 2019 From 6 October 2018 until 3 March 2019 the House of the Book will present the major exhibition Quentin Blake’s friends: Matilda, Mr Stink and the Minpins. The exhibition is a collaboration between

1 - 3 October 2018 // AEPM

Be open: an international conference of printing museums

Promoting the cause of printing heritage Representatives from fifty-five printing museums and similar organisations involved in printing heritage in twenty-one countries worldwide came together from 2-4 October for an international conference about printing heritage at the invitation of the City of Cheongju in South Korea. Cheongju is the home of the Early Printing Museum, which

Posted September 27, 2018 // AEPM

Latin American Network of Graphic Culture – RED-CG

Latin American Network of Graphic Culture – RED-CG Latin American Network of Graphic Culture – RED-CG is an initiative that seeks to strengthen the contact between institutions and professionals that are dedicated to the broad spectrum of topics, discourses and actions constituted around the history of the book and the preservation of the Latin American

18-19 October 2018 // AEPM

Baskerville in France

[Amiens, France] Centre for Printing History and Culture You are cordially invited to a two-day international conference organised by the Centre for Printing History and Culture (Birmingham) in conjunction with École supérieure d’art et de design (Amiens) with the support of the Ministère de la Culture, and the Bibliographical Society. Venue Ministère de la culture

1-3 November 2018 // AEPM

IADM annual conference 2018

IADM 2018 annual conference programme now on-line The programme of the annual meeting of the IADM (Internationalen Arbeitskreises für Druck- und Mediengeschichte) is now on-line. The conference will take place from 1st to 3rd November 2018 in the Gutenberg Museum (Mainz, Germany) on the theme: Johannes Gutenberg – the first ‘engineer’ of printing technology. New

Posted August 3, 2018 // AEPM

Call for participants: XiloPrint 2019 Brazil

[Campos do Jordão, Brazil] International exhibition: XiloPrint 2019 Brazil The Xylography Museum / Museu Casa da Xilogravura is looking for woodcut and wood engraving prints from all over the world. The  Xylography Museum / Museu Casa da Xilogravura invites all the engravers of the world who do not live in Brazil to take part in

Posted July 19, 2018 // AEPM

Endless letterpress: the film!

Endless letterpress A feature-length film by Pablo Pivetta and Nicolas Rodriguez Fuchs As Mark Twain once said, so might have Gutenberg: ‘The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated’. Hardly a day goes by but a new letterpress workshop opens somewhere in the world. And, surprise, surprise, they are usually run by young people,

September 2018 // AEPM

Atelier Musée de l’imprimerie to open in September

[Malesherbes, France] The biggest printing museum in Europe will open in September The eagerly-awaited opening of Europe’s largest printing museum – the Atelier Musée de l’imprimerie – has been announced for September. The Museum, created by Chantal and Jean-Paul Maury of the major French printing group of the same name, is located 70 km south

12th July to 2nd September 2018 // AEPM

The Marcus Behmer Collection of the Klingspor Museum

[Offenbach, Germany] Delphine in Offenbach. The Marcus Behmer Collection of the Klingspor Museum Exhibition at the Klingspor Museum 12th July to 2nd September 2018 Opening on 11th July at 7 pm Marcus Behmer (1879-1958) is one of the most important book illustrators in the first half of the 20th century. He also worked as a

19-20 July 2018 // AEPM

Conference: Letterpress printing in the digital era

Letterpress printing: past, present, future University of Leeds, 19-20 July 2018 Organised by the Centre for the Comparative History of Print (Centre CHoP) and the Centre for Printing History and Cultures (CPHC) as part of the AHRC Research Network Letterpress Printing, this two-day conference explores the survival, legacy and relevance of letterpress printing in the digital

4 July 2018 // AEPM

A new look for the Print and Playing Card Museum of Luxembourg

[Grevenmacher, Luxembourg] Gutenberg revisited: new permanent exhibition on the history of print July 4th, 2018 marks the opening of a new permanent exhibition on the medium of print with new content in the Print and Playing Card Museum of Luxembourg. The exhibition entitled Gutenberg Revisited has been awarded the label 2018 Année Européenne du patrimoine

24-26 May 2018 // AEPM

AEPM 2018: like you were there!

AEPM 2018 annual conference on Flickr The photo album of the AEPM 2018 conference which was hosted by the Imprenta Municipal – Artes del Libro is now on-line.

19-21 July 2018 // AEPM

Symposium: Omnivore. The book and its potentials

[Symposium, Offenbach, Germany/Deutschland] Omnivore. The book and its potentials Thursday July 19th till Saturday 21st 2018 / Donnerstag 19. bis Samstag 21. Juli 2018 Location / Ort: Klingspor Museum Offenbach & museum applied arts / angewandte kunst Frankfurt Debaters / Diskutanten: Tanja Prill, Christof Windgätter Programme Thursday 19th / Donnerstag 19.07.2018 2-6 pm / 14:00-18:00

Posted May 28, 2018 // AEPM

Record number of entries for the Museum of Typography’s poster competition

[Cania, Crete, Greece] Museum of Typography’s 4th poster competition attracts a record number of entries 570 entries from 50 countries were submitted for the fourth poster competition organised by the Chania-based Typography Museum (Μουσείο Τυπογραφίας). Entries ended at midnight on Sunday 13 may. The number of entries was significantly higher than for previous editions of

29 April - 15 July 2018 // AEPM

Exhibiton: Pangramme: learning type design

[Leipzig, Germany] Pangramme: learning type design 29 April – 15 July 2018 Pangramme: learning type design presents a kaleidoscope of contemporary typeface designs by young designers from all over the world. An international jury has selected 50 projects from 25 countries from a competition with around 200 submissions. The exhibition presents the typeface works, all

2 April - 15 June 2018 // AEPM

An important exhibition on photogravure printing

[Rochester, New York, United States] The luminous print: an appreciation of photogravure 2 April – 15 June 2018 RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection 90 Lomb Drive, Rochester, New York 14623-5604 Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–12 p.m., 1 p.m.–5 p.m. Though photogravure, by its very name, is considered a modern photomechanical process, its origins date back to the

24-26 May 2018 // AEPM

Call for submissions for the news session of the AEPM conference 2018

[AEPM 2018] After printing: bookbinding as cultural heritage Submissions are invited for the news session of the AEPM annual conference which is being hosted by the Imprenta municipal – Artes del libro, Madrid, Spain, from the 24-26 May 2018. The conference offers a unique occasion to exchange ideas and discuss current practices with individuals and