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Brought to you by the Australian Graphic Design Association, Victoria Supported by our brilliant sponsors And proudly affiliated with Sincere thanks to Sweet Design for the Back2basics identity as well as to our team of volunteers from AGDA Victoria and the AGDA Student Council. Session descriptions 2009 Graphic ‘Zine Production Premier’s Design Awards Finalist, and a Silver Pencil at the Australian Writers and Art Directors Awards. He has Presented by Dale Nason served on numerous design awards panels in Australia and overseas and is a member of the prestigious Alliance Saturday 18th July Graphique Internationale (AGI), Switzerland. 1.30pm–4.30pm, 14 pax RMIT Brunwick Campus Bookbinding Practical Conceptualise and produce a Graphic ‘zine in a group using techniques including photocopying, sampling, Presented by Phil Barnes drawing, stenciling & simple print making along with Saturday 18th July production-line collation and stapling, or other more 1.30pm–4.30pm, 12 pax novel methods of binding such as hand stitching. The RMIT Brunwick Campus resulting ‘zine will be distributed to Sticky, a ‘zine shop in Degraves Subway, Melbourne. The workshop will cover the planning and making of your own hard cover slip case with perfect bound Dale Nason makes art of various media including inserted book to take home. All materials will be supplied video, installation, photocopy and AV performance. and you get to use the guillotine and other equipment He teaches design at RMIT Uni School of Design, Tafe, while experiencing some practical craftsmanship. and is currently working on the role of crises & drift in learning Design. Dale’s ‘zine Defective Part is featured Phil Barnes started his apprenticeship in bookbinding in the permanent exhibition at State Library Victoria, in 1978 and spent 11 years as a hand bookbinder. He Books: A Mirror to the World. has won several awards and created some unique work including two special presentation albums for Queen Type & Drawing Tour Elizabeth II and the presentation folder for Australia’s first plastic bank note. Phil has taught Hand Binding Presented by Andrew Ashton since 1985 at MCPGA and RMIT’s International Centre of Graphic Technology. Saturday 18th July 9.30am–12.30pm, 10 pax Streets of Elwood Bookbinding & Restoration For the lovers of type and design, Andrew Ashton Presented by Nick Doslov of Studio Pip and Co. has developed a walking tour Saturday 18th July to take in the sights and sketch type samples while 9.30am–12.30pm, 18 pax burning a few calories. Starting at Wimbledon Ave and RMIT Brunwick Campus Brighton Rd Elwood, the tour will take in the astounding variety of anonymously developed type design just Nick Doslov is a master bookbinder who began his waiting for those prepared to hunt it out and develop training in 1977 and continues to work by hand in his the raw material for their next type odyssey. Drawing Fitzroy-based business, Renaissance Bookbinding. materials, sketch books, light camp stool and an In this unique show&tell, q&a session, Nick will share inquisitive yet not intrusive nature are a must. his knowledge and passion for fine hand bookbinding Andrew Ashton graduated from Randwick Graphic and restoration, discussing book conservation projects Design School in 1988 and after a number of years he’s worked on over the last 20 years – books dating in Sydney based graphic design companies, made from 1577AD to 1704AD. He’ll bring along examples the move to Melbourne. In 2003 he founded boutique from his personal collection of precious historical communications consultancy Studio Pip and Co. bindings dating from 1600 AD to 1900 AD and samples Andrew’s graphic design work has received numerous of contemporary artists’ books and designer bindings, industry awards and recognition including two Australian which can all be handled by participants with care (and Graphic Design Association Pinnacles, A Victorian white cotton gloves!). Session descriptions 2009 Type Workshop also spent with The Age newspaper and Paul now teaches various forms of printing in Apprenticeship, Presented By Scott Lyon Pre-apprenticeship, Diploma and Degree Courses. Saturday 18th July Ross Hall worked as a flexographic printers assistant 1.30pm–4.30pm, 14 pax for several years before being offered an apprenticeship, RMIT Brunwick Campus during which he won several student awards. Ten years later in 2004 he too began to spread the love by teaching “They say a picture paints a thousand words, in flexo letterpress and gravure. and that the pen is mightier than the sword...” With the the recent resurgence in the interest and Letterpress Printing 2 practice of “hand-lettering”, this workshop will focus on the variety of contemporary examples of hand- Presented by Warren Taylor drawn graphics and type. From Dwiggins through to & Michael Isaachsen at MMoP Ed Fella, an informal presentation will be followed by discussion. The second part of this workshop will be Saturday 25th July: Two sessions available more practical, with various projects, both individual 9.30am–12.30pm OR 1.30–4.30pm, 12 pax and in collaboration. Melbourne Museum of Printing, Footscray Scott Lyon currently lectures on the Communication This session includes a comprehensive tour of Design program at Swinburne Design. Originally from the museums machinery and font collection plus east London, but having spent many years in Australia, an introduction to the history of handset type and practicing and teaching Typography in both Sydney and letterpress printing. Participants will design (specs here in Melbourne, Scott has a never-ending intrigue, provided beforehand) and print a poster using handset passion and love of all things typographic. Having and machine made type. successfully completed his Masters at Kent University Warren Taylor is a sessional lecturer in Visual in 1995, Scott is now involved with a variety of projects, Communication at Monash University and director of the latest being setting up the committee for the The Narrows contemporary art space on Flinders Lane. Melbourne Museum of Printing. Alongside his teaching and curatorial practice, Taylor designs catalogues, posters and books for artists Letterpress Printing 1 and galleries. His work is held in the collections of the Museum of Design in Zürich, Switzerland and the State Presented by Paul Ross & Ross Hall Library of Victoria. Saturday 18th July Michael Isaachsen is founder and director of the 9.30am–12.30pm, 12 pax Melbourne Museum of Printing and manager of the RMIT Brunwick Campus museums typefoundry, Australian Type Company. Workshop participants will learn about the capabilities Michael has been a passionate hobby printer since of letterpress, receive their name set in a linotype the age of 9 and learnt typecasting in about 1978. and learn how to make a photopolymer plate to print Melbourne Museum of Printing (MMOP) is a working on an original Heidelberg Platen Letterpress. Simple museum of typography and printing. Since 1993 specifications will be provided for the artwork you may the museum’s focus has been on the retention of wish to prepare. traditional printing methods and equipment; containing a Paul Ross began his career and love affair with comprehensive collection of printing presses, typesetting letterpress printing in 1977 at the historic printers, machines, types and other print-related artefacts. Cook and Heathcote. Eight of the last 30 years were Session locations 2009 Letterpress Printing 1 entrance to Sydney Rd Graphic ‘Zine Production Type Workshop Bookbinding Practical Bookbinding & Restoration RMIT Brunswick Building 515 25 Dawson Street, Brunswick Register at entrance foyer by 15mins prior to session train station to Jewell Letterpress Printing 2 Melbourne Museum of Printing Wing Hopkins St St field 36 Moreland St, Footscray Ir ving St Register at entrance foyer by 15mins prior to session Footscray Yew Station e rs S Saltr t iver Talb Pl ot S t Bun bury reet St d St e St Hyd St St elan Sims t per ng S ll St Cow Mor yrno teha Marib Whi Nap ier S t Dock land s Hw y Type & Drawing Tour t sS ken Dic To c Streets of Elwood Chapel St i Bowen St ty Starting at Wimbledon Avenue and Brighton Road, St Elwood. Plan to be there 15mins prior to session start Woodstock as we can’t wait for latecomers! Ave nessy Grosvenor St Hen ve Brig o nA bled Brunning St hto Wim nR oad Ten St ny on Milt son Albion St St Back2basics 2009: Booking Form/Tax Invoice Please mark your chosen workshops, checking the Name times to ensure the workshops selected do not clash. Places are strictly limited – so book quickly! You may Company wish to indicate second preference workshops in case Address your first preferences are already booked out. Workshop cost Postcode $120 general admission, $70 AGDA members Note that if you become an AGDA member at time of Telephone booking you will be entitled to the full member discount Mobile for workshops. Facsimile Saturday 18th July Email 9.30am–12.30pm Letterpress Printing 1 RMIT Brunswick, Building 515/25 Dawson St, Brunswick A photographer may attend workshops to document proceedings for future promotional purposes. Are you 9.30am–12.30pm Type & Drawing Tour happy for this to occur? YES NO Starting at Wimbledon Avenue and Brighton Road, Elwood 9.30am–12.30pm Bookbinding & Restoration AGDA member Non-member RMIT Brunswick, Building 515/25 Dawson St, Brunswick 1.30pm–4.30pm Type Workshop AGDA membership no. RMIT Brunswick, Building 515/25 Dawson St, Brunswick Expiry date 1.30pm–4.30pm Bookbinding Practical Payment option: RMIT Brunswick, Building 515/25 Dawson St, Brunswick Cheque/money order made payable to AGDA 1.30pm–4.30pm Graphic ‘Zine Production RMIT Brunswick, Building 515/25 Dawson St, Brunswick Visa Mastercard Bankcard Card no. Saturday 25th July Expiry date Letterpress Printing 2 (two sessions available) 9.30am–12.30pm OR 1.30pm–4.30pm Card holder name Melbourne Museum of Printing, 36 Moreland St, Footscray Please ensure you arrive for registration 15 minutes before session times begin. Card holder signature If my nominated workshops are booked out, my second preference would be: Upon confirmation of your booking, further information will be provided to you about what to prepare for the workshop or bring on the day. Australian Graphic Design Association, Victoria PO Box 152, Brunswick West, Victoria 3055 T 03 9380 4440 E email@example.com www.agda.com.au
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