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Typomania XXIII, Empire of shame, 2009 [picture] / [design and linocut by Mike Hudson and Jadwiga Jarvis]
Bib ID 4701595
Format PicturePicture
Author
Hudson, Mike
 
Description Katoomba, N.S.W. : Wayzgoose Press, 2009 
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

This work was designed for inclusion in Typomania XXIII, an international portfolio of artists' prints.

Features a red giant holding money bags and under his feet are people supporting him. The text begins: The social ills that follow from poverty cannot be blamed on individual delinquency, since equality is a matter of political will. Mike Hudson 2009.

Library's copy signed by Mike and Jadwiga.

Subjects Typomania (23rd : 2009 : Uelzen, Germany) -- Posters.  |  Printing -- New South Wales -- Katoomba -- Specimens.  |  Private presses -- New South Wales -- Katoomba.  |  Equality -- Posters.  |  Weath -- Posters.
Other authors/contributors Jarvis, Jadwiga  |  Wayzgoose Press
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