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Moveable Type: Print Truck
Kyle Durrie of Power and Light Press in Portland, Oregon
|When:||February 6th; 1:30 p.m.|
|Where:||Student Union Ogeechee Theater|
|Admission:||free admission, no tickets necessary|
About this event:
Power and LIght Press is a letterpress studio based in Portland, Oregon specializing in music packaging, posters, custom stationery, and humorously inappropriate greeting cards.
On its website, Power and Light explains moveable type:
"Quite literally, moveable type is the system of printing that uses moveable pieces of type – individual letters, numbers, characters – to reproduce the elements of a document. Invented in China, but popularized by Johannes Gutenberg in 1440, moveable type was like the internet for the 15th century, allowing widespread reproduction of printed materials like books, announcements, and advertising. Today, moveable type is associated with the art of letterpress printing. It is also a project involving 1982 Chevy step van and a few thousand pounds of lead, wood, iron, and love."
There will be an open house of the print truck following the Q&A.
Find out more by visiting http://www.powerandlightpress.com
Sponsored by Armstrong Campus Union Board and Armstrong AMT