The 2nd Chicago Printers Guild Publishers Fair will be held on
Saturday, November 11th and Sunday, November 12th at Elastic Arts in Chicago, IL.
The CPG Publisher’s Fair is a two-day event that offers a strong platform of exchange for the public to intersect with artists who "make things for print".
Saturday, November 11th
6pm - 12pm
Luke Drozd (London)
Tanner Woodford (Chicago)
+ Print Trivia
+ Jolly Jogger Award
(Print Practioner of 2017)
+ DJ Jan Jammerlappen
Sunday, November 12th
10am – 6pm
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3429 W Diversey Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647
Luke Drozd is a London based artist and maker. His work takes a variety of forms focussing on print and sculptural works, alongside performance as part of duo Reet Maff'l. He also works collaboratively with the UK Poster Association (UKPA), and is one half of curatorial team 38b Projects.
Luke will be presenting an overview of his artistic activity as an artist with a DIY outlook, looking at the work he does across the world of gig posters / commercial illustration, alongside his less commercial artistic practice and how these tie in with his collaborative and curatorial interests and projects with United Kingdom Poster Assosciation, Black Dogs, Reet Maff'l and 38b Projects.
Tanner Woodford is founder, executive director, and bartender of the Chicago Design Museum, maker of Iterative Work, and faculty at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is irrepressibly optimistic, and believes design has the capacity to fundamentally improve the human condition.
Every Sunday in 2017, Tanner Woodford has sent Chicago Design Museum members a handwritten letter from a notable figure that answers the question “What is worth preserving?" The series has included responses from the likes of Jane Goodall, Dave Eggers, and an incarcerated inmate. In this talk, he will introduce the project, and read some of the responses he has received.
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