Letterpress Poster Collection________Concept, Graphic Design and Letterpress Print
Long live print.
Roger Fidler is a forefather of digital journalism. In the early 1980s he wrote and illustrated an essay on the future of news. The idea he spoke of most was one Steve Jobs would have many years later—a tablet on which to read electronic newspapers.
So is really printed news and printmaking doomed?
Perhaps is more a question on the death of the useless press and not
so much on the art of printmaking. The printed press, given as passed away after the advent of social media that gave a new form to the circulation of news and knowledge, is now revived in a sort of postmortem research on the ephemeral aesthetic landscape in which paper and ink regain the role of art tools.
Now as before the reader’s prospective is the sole discerner.