An impression of the first International RISO Expert Meeting which took place on Friday 7 November 2014 at the Van Eyck Academy Maastricht (NL).
-- The next upcoming event will be the RISO Artward in November 2016 at the Van Eyck.
The day’s programme comprised lectures, presentations and demonstrations. Featured speakers: Karin de Jong – PrintRoom, Rotterdam, NL (http://www.printroom.org); Joyce Guley and Jan Dirk de Wilde – Knust Nijmegen, NL(http://www.extrapool.nl/knust); Justin Bailey - Hato Press, London, UK (http://www.hatopress.net); Sigrid CaIon – artist, Tilburg, NL (http://www.sigridcalon.nl); Jurgen Maelfeyt – graphic designer, Ghent, BE (http://www.jurgenmaelfeyt.be); Victor Hachmang – illustrator, The Hague, NL (http://www.viktorhachmang.nl); Anna Frei – Kulturbüro Zürich, CH (http://www.kulturbuero.ch); George Wietor – Issue Press, Grand Rapids, MI, US (http://www.issue-press.com).
The speakersl generously shared their expert skills and knowledge and went deeper into the range of possibilities of self-publishing for artists, the unexpected colour effects and richness of various types of stencil printing. At the Charles Nypels Lab experts of the lab and of RISO gave demonstrations and unfolded the unsuspected potentials of the A3 and A2 Duplicator.
The abundant programme further constituted a RISO exhibition that showcased old stencil machines and printed matter that was made especially on the occasion of the International Expert Meeting.
The first International RISO Expert Meeting was organised by the Van Eyck in collaboration with RISO BENELUX
With the kind support of the Ministry of OCW, the Province of Limburg and the City of Maastricht
Contributors printed matter:
Johannes Schwartz and Experimental Jetset
Maurer United Architects
Filip van Dingenen
Emmy van Thiel
Janna en Hilde Meeus
Julie Peeters and Johannes Schwartz
Jan Willem Deiman
Chaim van Luit
Astrid Mingels and Dylan Van Elewyck
Film on stencil machines: