The latest issue of Random Spectacular is published as part of The Village of Type at Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft. It explores the variety the of letterpress print submitted to an open call issued by Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft for an exhibition held at The Jointure Studios in Ditchling during May 2016 featuring contemporary letterpress artists from as far afield as Australia, Brazil, Canada, Ireland, The Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, and the USA.
I am thrilled to have my analogue bitmap Q as one of the pieces selected and to be in such fantastic inky company!
Additional articles take a look at the idiosyncratic approach to typography of Ditchling's printing press St Dominic's, Alan Kitching's work and inspirations, the activities of the Occasional Print Club, and David and Elizabeth of The Counter Press look at the role and relevance of the recent revival in letterpress and Anthony Burrill takes us on a tour of a printing works in a hidden corner of Rye!
I can't wait to get my hands on a copy - you can pick up a copy for yourself here