Analog Riso Printing

Student learns analog risography.

Event Info

This three-hour in-person workshop takes place at CBA on Thursday, July 20th from 5:00pm–8:00pm Eastern time.

Complete Schedule:

  • Thursday, July 20th, 5:00–8:00pm

Please Note: Registration for this workshop closes on July 13th at 11:59 pm.

About the Workshop:

This in-person class at Center for Book Arts is taught by instructor Eva Parra.

Come experience all the fun of Riso printing without using a computer! This is an introductory workshop for Riso first timers but it is also a good chance for those who want to explore the built-in features of the Riso machine. We will learn how to make the most of your Riso printing whether you are scanning watercolor, collage, drawings, or your own analog photographs. Students will leave with their own Riso creation!

Required Materials:

  • Sharpies and copy paper will be provided. Students are welcome to bring other media (such as watercolor, drawing pencils, photographs, etc.)

About Eva Parra

Eva Parra (1982) is a researcher, educator and printer. She is part of the curatorial collective Indisciplinadas where she has developed exhibitions such as No room for books and soft [cover] revolution. She is the co-founder of Calipso Press, a printing studio, publishing label and artistic collective established in 2015 in Cali, and since 2022 based in NY. Calipso hosts a residency program oriented to expanded publishing and printing experimentation. They have participated in Art book fairs such as NYABF, UNFOLD Shanghai, Libros Mutantes Madrid, Rrreplica México and curated contemporary art projects such as Post Digital Mimeography (Colombia Biennale, Pereira, 2016) and A Sketch for the Future (Miriam Gallery, New York, 2022).

The registration fee for this workshop includes $140 tuition and a $50 studio and materials fee. We are looking forward to seeing you at CBA!

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