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Hamilton Hang

We miss you on a normal basis, but with all this social distancing we really want to see your smiling faces. So, please plan to join us for a Zoom call (or two or three) so we can chat for a bit. We are asking some of our friends from the print, design, and type worlds to be our guest and co-host for each zoom call. So we can see what they are up to and find out how you're doing.

Attendees: You. Open to the first 300 friends that join us.

Topic: What are our guest co-hosts doing? What are you up to? What are you making?

Duration: About an hour-ish.

Note: Meeting recorded and distributed for posterity's sake.

Currently Scheduled Dates for Hamilton Hangs:

REGISTER for Friday, June 18, 12:00pm Central with Ingrid Schindall of IS Projects and Nocturnal Press

Chat with Ingrid Schindall, owner and director of IS Projects and Nocturnal Press, about latest projects, Existent Books artists' books publishing, and, of course, a studio tour! Ingrid Schindall is a passionate and productive printmaker and book artist based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Her prints and artist books have been exhibited internationally and nationally. She is devoted to her writing practice and has produced six limited edition books, all written, designed, hand printed and bound by the artist.

REGISTER for Friday, June 25, 12:00pm Central with London Centre for Book Arts

Chat and tour the LCBA studios with Simon Goode & LCBA studio members. Based in what was once the heart of London’s print industry, the London Centre for Book Arts (LCBA) is an artist-run, open-access studio offering education programmes for the community and affordable access to resources for artists and designers.

REGISTER for Friday, July 9, 12:00pm Central with Nick Loaring from The Print Project

Learn about how music informs Nick Loaring's printing and how printing informs his music. Since 2010, The Print Project has been raising hell and the dead with its distinctive high quality letterpress printing from its base in the small northern town of Shipley.

REGISTER for Friday, July 16, 12:00 pm Central with Angelina Lippert from Poster House

A curatorial tour of Poster House's latest exhibition Julius Klinger: Posters for a Modern Age with Chief Curator Angelina Lippert. Poster House is dedicated to presenting the impact, culture, and design of posters, both as historical documents and methods of contemporary visual communication. As the first poster museum in the United States, Poster House provides a space for inquiry for all those interested in design, advertising, and public interventions, with an aim to improving design literacy among the general public.

REGISTER for Friday, July 23, 6:00 pm Central for the Summertime Print Party

Grab a cold one and join us to relax and talk type. This after-hours Hamilton Hang is meant to be a good way to catch up with others. Are you printing a fun project? Bar-b-quing in the backyard? Or sorting sorting through your cases of type? Let's all share how our summers are going.

REGISTER for Friday, July 30, 12:00 pm Central with Jerushia Graham

A tour of recent work and a stencil demo. Graham is a papermaker, printmaker, book artist, and fiber artist based in Atlanta, GA. She is an accomplished curator and arts educator. She seeks to whittle the essence of the image down to intimate, poetic observations about humanity and encourage socially–minded introspection.

REGISTER for Friday, August 6, 12:00 pm Central with Brenda McManus and Ned Drew from BRED

An inside look at the making of of Drew's ABC's book project and recent work. BRED is the graphic design studio, research and design education lab of Brenda McManus and Ned Drew. Their collaborative studio-based research often explores contemporary issues in design with a focus on how education can influence the creative industry. 

REGISTER for Friday, August 13 12:00 pm Central with Shani Avni from the RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection

The RIT Cary Collection is preserving a rare collection of Hebrew wood types used by the Jewish-American press at the turn of the 20th century. The Cary Graphic Arts Collection at RIT Libraries is one of the world’s premier libraries on graphic communication history and practices. Their growing library holds over 45,000 volumes and over 130 archival collections.

REGISTER for Friday, August 20, 12:00 pm Central with Jackie Vossler, President of the Caxton Club

Jackie Vossler will share information about book arts grants and upcoming projects. The Caxton Club brings together archivists, authors, binders, book artists, collectors, conservators, booksellers, designers, editors, librarians, publishers, scholars, and others. Throughout its 125 years, the Caxton Club has published fine books on a variety of subjects, including Americana, art history, the book arts, the history of printing and collecting, and literature.

Friday, August 27, 12:00 pm Central: TBD

REGISTER for Friday, September 10, 12:00 pm Central with Alexander Lee Landerman

Landerman will discuss his upcoming show and research and share the Indiana University type collection with us. By anthropomorphizing animals and placing them in vulnerable or human-like positions, Landerman encourages a connection between viewers and subject. His intent is to encourage a reconnection between people and animals and foster a sense of social responsibility.

REGISTER for Friday, September 17, 12:00 pm Central with Signal-Return Press

A personal visit with the Signal-Return team. Signal-Return is a Detroit nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and teaching traditional letterpress printing, and building a community center for art, craft, design and collaboration.

Don't miss the earlier Hamilton Hangs we've had:

Watch previous Hamilton Hangs in the playlist on our YouTube page.

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Hamilton Hangs are supported in part with the generosity of Hoefler&Co. Check out their amazing collection of fonts at Typography.com.

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