Printmaking Lady

This is me: Annette. I’m a bookish girl. How could I possibly not end up in the book arts? This image was taken at a colleague’s workshop, at Heinrich Buser’s Greno Printing Office. I was assisting with printing at his Heidelberg windmill which was, I admit, a very special experience. I myself don’t own such a magical machine. My presses are …

Escaping the Embers

The deliberate demolition of books, libraries, schools, bookshops, publishing houses, archives to me is unpardonable. The loss of knowledge and cultural heritage thereof cannot easily be made up with. Much will be lost past recovery. People need free access to all sorts of knowledge to become educated. It is education that will give us the competence and strength to face …