For all you letterpress enthusiasts, the Center is participating in a letterpress show opening next week on Thursday night. NEW YORK TYPES, running December 15, 2011 through January 6, 2012 at the Art Directors Club in Manhattan, is presented in collaboration with New York Writes Itself (NYWI), a new ongoing series of creative productions fueled by the people of New York, and Leo Burnett New York.
NYWI is designed to connect the people of New York with the city’s creative community. The foundation of NYWI is a website that acts as a running archive called ‘The Script’, where people can record New York moments. Locals registered as “scribes” can submit short-form content like unique quotes, characters, and scenes they witness in New York. NEW YORK TYPES is the first in a planned series of creative collaborations based off of this script.
Nine artists from the Center for Book Arts (Roni Gross, Barbara Henry, Tim Fite, Jennifer Putvin, Amber McMillan, Kara Lack, Richard O’Russa, Alisa Ochoa and Sarah where to buy provigil with a prescription Nicholls) are participating in this group letterpress show. Several different printshops around New York — including Swayspace, the Center for the Book Arts, The KDU, Peter Kruty Editions and Tarhorse Press — worked to produce limited editions based on a collection of NYWI ‘Script’ entries to interpret in his or her own letterpress style, bringing the real words to life letter by letter. The artwork is for sale in limited editions of 10, with a total of 500 pieces for sale.
NEW YORK TYPES opens with a party on Thursday, December 15, 6:30 pm-10:30 pm EST, at the ADC Gallery, 106 West 29th St., NYC. The exhibition is made possible through support by Leo Burnett NY, Dewars, Boxcar Press and French Paper. The exhibition runs until January 5, 2012, free and open to the public. Gallery hours Monday-Friday, 10:00 am-6:00 pm, closed December 23-30. For more information, please visit http://www.newyorkwritesitself.com/2011/10/new-york-types/RSVP here http://www.facebook.com/events/270664696319545/