BuchDruckKunst Hamburg 2022

Menu of Printmaker‘s Day served from The Fork and Broom Press: Starter: News online – served on 15 March 2022 at www.forkandbroompress.netMain Course: Choice of books and prints – served at BuchDruckKunst from 1-3 April 2022 in HamburgDessert to be served in summer at The Fork and Broom Press in Oppenwehe– Stay tuned The fair „BuchDruckKunst“ (Outstanding Works on Paper) …

BuchDruckKunst 2022

The „BuchDruckKunst“ fair runs from 1 to 3 April this year. As always during fair times the museum‘s dedicated volunteers show how work is done on the old printing presses and visitors will be able to see how lithography, intaglio and letterpress techniques work. Type casting and paper making are on show, too. Some 60 exhibitors on two floors of …

Printmaker’s Day: Presenting the New Books

Printmaker‘s Day is the anniversary of classical printmaking techniques having been given the status of immaterial cultural heritage in Germany. This happend on 15 March 2018. Printmaker‘s Day at The Fork and Broom Press is the day to present all artist‘s books that have been published since the previous Printmaker‘s Day. With last year’s event having to be cancelled this …

8. Biennale Buchkunst Weimar

Every other year we meet for the lovely fair in the city of Weimar. This year’s date is 26 til 28 November 2021at Seminarbegäude in Congresscentrum Neue WeimarhalleUnesco-Platz 199423 Weimar Opening hours:Saturday 10am to 7pmSunday 10am to 5pm Due to the ongoing pandemic situation some regulations must be operational during the fair:Admission only for people who are either vaccinated or …

Printmaker’s Day 15 March 2021

Printmaker‘s Day is the anniversary of classical printmaking techniques having been given the status of immaterial cultural heritage in Germany. This happend on 15 March 2018. Ever since printmakers on this day opened their studios, offered workshops or invited for exhibits – until in 2020 the virus struck and most of the carefully planned events had to be called off. …

Printmakers’ Day on 15 March 2020

With a heavy heart we decided to cancel this event due to the current development of coronavirus infections. Save the date!At 7. Biennale Buchkunst Weimar in late November 2019 my new artist’s book was hot off the press: “Paul Klee – Der Pfeil”. It was acquired by Klassikstiftung Weimar for the bauhaus-collection.On 15 March 2020 I’ll be presenting this book …

A farm full of books and a barn filled with stories: schedule 17-25 August

The schedule of events in August is finalised. There is much you can choose from: Open Studio, an exhibition of artist’s books, readings, guided tours. During the “tales in the barn” there’ll be readings from a choice of my artist’s books accompanied by the stories how the books came into being from a first glimpse of an idea through to …

Open Studio: March + August

There are two Open Studio events coming up this year!The first will be on 15 March celebrating the first anniversary of artistic printmaking techniques being awarded cultural heritage status in Germany. We’ll be open on the Friday from 3pm to 8pm giving visitors the opportunity to have a go at one of the presses. More on this event and the …

My proofing presses

My first press was delivered in November 1998. It was a KORREX Hannover, an entirely manual cylinder proofing press. This press is a rather unrelenting teacher, I can tell you. I very much treasure it. The press came with its standard inking unit (carriage).  There are three rubber rollers, one of them with a pin on to which a handle …