18 & 19 mei 2019
GWA goes overseas! May 18 & 19 you are welcome to join us in the beautiful locations of Industry City, Brooklyn, NY. In mini-workshops of 45 minutes we will show the public the basics of typesetting with metal type and wood type, and combine them with the floral illustrations of Maartje van den Noort. With a big little help of our friends from The Arm Letterpress, Hatch Show Print Nashville and Hamilton Woodtype in Wisconsin we are able to do this without bringing the whole printshop in the plane. We do bring some special type: we will show the exclusive wood type by Novo Typo and the Arabic wood type by Lara Captan.
Craft in Focus is the NY sister of the yearly Ambacht in Beeld Festival in Amsterdam. During these days you can learn all kinds of crafts, from building violins and making copper rings to print your own letterpress poster. Not planning to go USA? The next festival in Amsterdam is planned in september.