Leeds Print Festival 2017

Saturday 1 April

Celebrating traditional and contemporary print process through type and image.

The one-day print bonanza known as Leeds Print Festival 2017 at Leeds College of Music has a programme of exhibitions, talks, and performances covering all print disciplines. The unique collection of events will deliver a dose of inspiration whilst drawing attention to print and it’s importance in contemporary design culture.

What's on

01 Print Talks
Leeds Print Festival is proud to present a series of talks from creatives who work with, play and love print.

10.30am onwards
DR.ME are Ryan Doyle (DR) & Mark Edwards (ME). A studio based in Manchester UK & The French Riviera. Specialising in art direction, image making, graphic design, work shops, video & teaching. Their current publication Cut It Out sites the most innovative uses of collage today, from 50 leading contemporary graphic designers across 15 different countries—including Hort, Mike Perry, Stefan Sagmeister, Matthew Cooper, and many others.

Ali Hanson (It's Nice That)
Ali joined It’s Nice That as an art director in early 2015 after stints at Wieden + Kennedy, Wonderland and Wednesday. He works across the visual sides of both the editorial platforms and commercial partnerships.

Founded in 2007, It’s Nice That has grown across many platforms and reaches over a million people each month. These include the website which is updated daily, a bi-annual magazine Printed Pages, a summer symposium Here and the monthly Nicer Tuesdays talks series.

Lunch break

1.30pm onwards
Marcroy Smith
Marcroy Smith, the director and founder of People of Print, a collective of creatives who come together to host workshops, produce events, and fulfil briefs for clients such as The Design Museum, Protein and the V&A. Smith is also the author of People of Print: Innovative, Independent Design and Illustration, and the Editor of the self-published magazine Print Isn’t Dead.

Pat Bradbury
Pat is an image maker and artist who works across a range media to create dynamic and contemporary print. He has been featured in exhibitions throughout the world, most recently with Jack Clayton in Vietnam and in as part of a group show at the KK Outlet in London. Printed By Us run screen printing workshops for homeless and vulnerable people in Sheffield who want to learn new skills and move forward towards employment. They create artwork in collaboration with some of Sheffield's finest designers such as Ian Anderson and Nick Deakin.

Saturday 1 April
10am – 5pm

Leeds College of Music, LS2 7PD

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02 Print Exhibition
Curated by: DR.ME.
featuring: Aliyah Hussain / Bráulio Amado / DR.ME / Elana Schlenker / Guy Featherstone / John Powell-Jones / Jordy van den Nieuwendijk / Louis Reith / Nejc Prah / Palefroi / Qubik / Rob Bailey / Steve Hockett / Supermundane
Saturday 1 – Saturday 10 April

10am – 5pm

Colours May Vary, Munro House, LS9 8AG

03 Closing Night Event
Leeds Print Festival is proud to present Jessy Lanza / Galaxians / XAM Duo performing at this years print festival.

Jessy Lanza (Hyperdub)
Galaxians (Dither Down)
XAM Duo (Sonic Cathedral)

Saturday 1 April
7.30pm - 11.00pm

Leeds College of Music, LS2 7PD

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