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Typomania IXX, 2005 [picture] : From those wonderful folks who bought us shock & awe / [design and linocut by Mike Hudson and Jadwiga Jarvis]
Bib ID 4701577
Format PicturePicture
Author
Hudson, Mike
 
Description Katoomba, N.S.W. : Wayzgoose Press, 2005 
1 poster : col. ill. ; 50 x 35 cm. 
Biography/History

Typomania is an annual printfest held in the Hans-Hergot Thurm in Uelzen, Germany for hand-press printers, printmakers and artists. The participants set and print their individual interpretations on a selected theme some being: Globalisation (1999), Slowness (2001), Hans Hergot (2002), Water (2004), Super size me (2006), Corruption (2008), The Empire of shame (2009). The bulk of each edition is distributed among the participants, each given three portfolios which contains one of each contributor's print with only a few portfolios available for sale. Only entire portfolios can be purchased. The annual event began in 1987. Wayzgoose has been an absentee participant since 1992.

Notes

Caption title.

This work was designed for inclusion in Typomania IXX, 2005, an international portfolio of artists' prints. It features a shopping trolley wrapped with the flag of the United States of America. The balloons of Freedom and Democracy are attached to the trolley's handle. Includes additional text.

Text begins: The 20th century has been characterised by three developments of great political importance: the growth of democracy, the growth of corporate power and the growth of corporate propaganda as a means of protecting corporate power against democracy. Alex Carey, Taking the risk out of democracy, 1995.

Library's copy signed by Mike and Jadwiga.

Subjects Typomania (19th : 2005 : Uelzen, Germany) -- Posters.  |  Printing -- New South Wales -- Katoomba -- Specimens.  |  Private presses -- New South Wales -- Katoomba.  |  Corporate power -- Posters.  |  Corporations -- Public relations -- Political aspects -- Posters.
Other authors/contributors Jarvis, Jadwiga  |  Wayzgoose Press
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