An international typographic project organized by the Provincial Public Library in Olsztyn, FlyingFISH Letterpress Bielsko-Biala, Galeria BWA w Pile and the Frombork History Monument Museum, Cathedral Complex.
As part of the project, we invite you to an exhibition dedicated to the memory of Stanislaw Lem and his work.
The project aims to draw attention to the values associated with traditional letterpress printing, to present the history of disappearing craftsmanship, such as typesetting and hand printing techniques, and to promote the letterpress technique. The project presentations are organized in the Gallery of Old City Hall Public Library in Olsztyn, Galeria Marszałkowska in Olsztyn, Galeria BWA w Pile and the Wozownia Sztuki in Frombork.
Studio of Old Printing Techniques WBP Olsztyn
FlyingFISH Letterpress Bielsko-Biala
Bogdan W. Bartkowski – Wabrzezno Studio
Papear.pl paper studio
The Garage Press – London, UK
Kobold Presse – Bielefeld, Germany
Mizdruk – Eindhoven, Holandia
Piotr Przytuła – Olsztyn, Polska
Galeria Stary Ratusz WBP, Old Town St 33 (Olsztyn)
Wozownia Sztuki Gallery, Katedralna St 6 (Frombork History Monument Museum, Cathedral Complex)
opening hours 21.08.2021 r., 15.00
Galeria Marszałkowska, Emilii Plater St 1, Olsztyn
Galeria BWA w Pile, Okrzei St 9/2, Piła
20.08.2021 r., godz. 12.00-14.00
running FlyingFISH Letterpress – letterpress workshop in Olsztyn at the Pracownia Starych Technik Drukarskich, 1 Maja St 5 (registration: tel. 89 524 90 46, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
21.08.2021 r., godz. 12.00-14.00
running FlyingFISH Letterpress – an open letterpress workshop in Frombork on the Cathedral Hill, Katedralna St 6
Polish philosopher, writer, futurologist, essayist and satirist. He is the most translated Polish writer and at one time was the most widely read non-English speaking SF writer. His books have been translated into 41 languages and have a total circulation of over 30 million copies. (Lubimyczytac.pl)
LemPress – the project’s slogan refers to the work of Stanisław Lem, a writer whose work is known all over the world. His books are translated into many languages, and film and theater adaptations are constantly being made. 2021 is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Stanisław Lem and the 60th anniversary of the publication of his book SOLARIS.