Printing Press Takeovers
Nov
21
to Nov 25

Printing Press Takeovers

Leading international print-studios run demonstrations on etching, silkscreen, relief, and lithograph presses throughout the fair to show visitors the processes involved in the production of contemporary prints. Perhaps have a go yourself!

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Helen Rosslyn: A Buyers Guide to Prints
Nov
22
12:30 AM00:30

Helen Rosslyn: A Buyers Guide to Prints

Join London Original Print Fair Director, Helen Rosslyn as she offers advice to the budding collector and talks about the history of printmaking and how to identify the types of prints on display.

Helen will also be available after her talk for book signings of her latest book; ‘A Buyers Guide to Prints’ which is for sale throughout the fair.

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Andy Hibberd: Relief Demonstrations
Nov
22
to Nov 25

Andy Hibberd: Relief Demonstrations

Andy Hibberd is a contemporary Artist Printmaker, Sculptor and Carver.  He will be demonstrating every day throughout the period of the Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair. Lino and woodblock carvings will be produced and printed on site using various techniques, the processes being fully explained in an interactive and visual manner. 

A rare miniature Albion printing press on loan from the John Jarrold printing Museum Norwich will also be used by Andy to showcase letterpress printing.

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Curator's Highlights
Nov
22
3:30 PM15:30

Curator's Highlights

Head Curator, Lizzie Glendinning, gives an afternoon introduction to the fair, showing the versatility of prints, fair highlights and why the medium is particularly compelling. 

All tours will leave from the atrium and are free to those who have purchased a ticket.

 

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Monoprinting Workshop: Fiona Fouhy
Nov
23
12:00 AM00:00

Monoprinting Workshop: Fiona Fouhy

Fiona Fouhy will be demonstrating her methods of monotype and drypoint printing.

Monotypes are unique prints created through using gestural, textural marks with oily printing inks onto a flat surface, then pressing and transferring this image onto paper. Monoprinting is a flexible, dynamic process and can be combined with other printing techniques such as drypoint etching. Drypoint prints are created by scratching marks and incisions into a flat surface with a sharp tool. When ink is wiped across the plate it catches in the indents, creating an image when printed onto paper. Fiona will be demonstrating both techniques from start to finish, producing original prints.

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Daisy Billowes: Etching Demonstration
Nov
23
11:00 AM11:00

Daisy Billowes: Etching Demonstration

Daisy Billowes will be demonstrating the process of printing a copper etching plate. Taking you through the possibilities of the medium, she will be explaining the fusing together of the digital realm, the digital image, and the notion of painting within the age old tradition of etching. She will explain a range of intaglio processes used on her plate to create digital collages, raising questions about how we may perceive a digital print and the value they hold against more traditional methods.

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Curator's Highlights
Nov
23
3:30 PM15:30

Curator's Highlights

Head Curator, Lizzie Glendinning, gives an afternoon introduction to the fair, showing the versatility of prints, fair highlights and why the medium is particularly compelling. 

All tours will leave from the atrium and are free to those who have purchased a ticket.

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Tagsmart: Workshop
Nov
23
6:00 PM18:00

Tagsmart: Workshop

Tagsmart will be holding a workshop during the New Collectors Evening. Participants of the workshop will learn how to protect their artworks with Tagsmart’s revolutionary certification and verification services.

The workshops will be hosted by the Tagsmart team who will showcase examples of Certificates of Authenticity, the DNA Tagging technology and their digital provenance platform: Certify and Connect as well as a demonstration on how to use them.

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New Collectors Evening supported by Phillips
Nov
23
6:00 PM18:00

New Collectors Evening supported by Phillips

A vibrant after-hours social event complete with drinks, food, DJ & workshops. Experience printmaking processes, discover over 350 artists, learn about the right pieces to establish or enhance your art collection; get advice from art curators and interior stylists. Meet the artists, demonstrators, have a go yourself and enjoy soaking up that end of the week atmosphere. 

PHILLIPS

Phillips is a leading global platform for buying and selling 20th and 21st Century art and design. With dedicated expertise in the areas of Art, Design, Photographs, Editions, Watches, and Jewellery, Phillips offers professional services and advice on all aspects of collecting. Auctions and exhibitions are held at salerooms in London, New York, Geneva, and Hong Kong, while clients are further served through representative offices based throughout Europe, the United States and Asia. Phillips also offers an online auction platform accessible anywhere in the world, and is committed to supporting contemporary arts and culture through a worldwide programme of Arts Partnerships. 

Visit www.phillips.com for further information.

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Soulove Flow Yoga
Nov
24
9:30 AM09:30

Soulove Flow Yoga

With Sophie Player, Barcelona

Soulove Flow is a Vinyasa based yoga fused with hip hop & soulful beats to awaken your body & soul. I teach a physical flow with full variations so all levels can flow with us and every student can build their personal practice. We will also shine light on pranayama (breathing technique) as well as dedicating time to look inwards and reflect with a guided meditation.

Mindfulness & equilibrium combine in this 1 hour art-filled class inclusive of a post-session tea & free fair entry afterwards.

https://www.soulove.net/

Instagram @soulove.yogi

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Ruth Shaw-Williams: Bookbinding Workshops
Nov
24
10:30 AM10:30

Ruth Shaw-Williams: Bookbinding Workshops

Join Ruth Shaw-Williams in this session as she teaches how to make a folded book from one sheet of paper, with an option to stitch in a hidden page within the folds.  Visitors will be folding, cutting, sewing, printing and exploring journeying through a book.

Ruth is an Artist who creates handmade  Artists’ Books in her studio, which are exhibited both nationally and internationally. 

Sessions last between 30 - 45 minutes and take place during the following times:

10:30 - 11.00

12.30 - 13.00

14.00 - 14.30

16.00 - 16.30

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Contemporary Prints: A View from the V&A
Nov
24
12:00 PM12:00

Contemporary Prints: A View from the V&A

Gill Saunders, Senior Curator of Prints, will talk about contemporary prints in the V&A collection, and the V&A’s collecting priorities. She will also explore some of the many reasons why artists choose to work in print.

Biography: 

Gill Saunders is Senior Curator of Prints in the Word & Image Department of the Victoria & Albert Museum, and an Honorary Member of the Printmakers Council. Her publications Prints Now: Directions and Definitions (V&A, 2006; with Rosie Miles and In Black and White: prints from Africa and the Diaspora (with Zoe Whitley, V&A, 2013). She co-curatedSurface Noise, a show of innovative contemporary printmaking at the Jerwood Space, London, in 2011. She has curated several V&A UK touring exhibitions – including Modern Masters in Print: Matisse, Picasso, Dali and Warhol, and most recently, Pop Art in Print. She writes, lectures and broadcasts regularly on 20th-century and contemporary art.

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Curator's Highlights
Nov
24
3:30 PM15:30

Curator's Highlights

Head Curator, Lizzie Glendinning, gives an afternoon introduction to the fair, showing the versatility of prints, fair highlights and why the medium is particularly compelling. 

All tours will leave from the atrium and are free to those who have purchased a ticket.

 

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Cy Bernheim: Pull your own print workshop
Nov
25
11:00 AM11:00

Cy Bernheim: Pull your own print workshop

During this workshop Cy Bernheim will demonstrate the intaglio printmaking technique using heavily etched zinc plates featuring imagery that has been inspired from our everyday surroundings. Learn how to get the image from the plate to the paper and at the end of the workshop take away your very own hand pulled print. 


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Curator's Highlights
Nov
25
3:30 PM15:30

Curator's Highlights

Head Curator, Lizzie Glendinning, gives an afternoon introduction to the fair, showing the versatility of prints, fair highlights and why the medium is particularly compelling. 

All tours will leave from the atrium and are free to those who have purchased a ticket.

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Oct
20
11:00 AM11:00

'Testing The Water' - Emily Crookshank

Printing Press Takeover: Etching Press

Emily Crookshank has explored many forms of printmaking. Her approach to making work is to be experimental and considered, bringing together multiple techniques in printmaking, painting and drawing. Recently she has been drawn back to etching in its purest form and will be printing etchings based around her current test plate series, 'Testing The Water'.

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Oct
20
11:00 AM11:00

Screen Printing Workshop: Make Ready

Printing Press Takeover: Silk Screen Press

Make-Ready will produce a 3/4 colour print of an artist's work, using water based inks, so members of the public can see the silkscreen printing process in it’s entirety (excluding exposure screens of course). Staff from Make-Ready will be on hand to answer questions and curiosities about the process that anyone might have.

Make Ready is a silkscreen printing studio for contemporary art and design, providing a consultancy-driven bespoke printmaking service.

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Oct
20
to Oct 22

Dekkle

Etching meets 3D Printing

Dekkle is demonstrating their new 3-D printed relief and intaglio plates:  the only truly ‘safe’ Intaglio platemaking as it requires no chemicals or mordents to etch. They will have a selection of plates available showing visitors how both photographs and pen and ink drawings can be converted to this medium.

As Dekkle is also a traditional studio they will also be demonstrating Mezzotints, traditional copperplate and letterpress, boxwood wood engraving and a hands-on experience of a working Adana!

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