Festival črk - tiporenesansa
presents: Festival črk - tiporenesansa

2nd Festival of Letters

with diverse workshops, lectures, a movie, an exhibition and spectacular rolledover poster printing. Welcome!

Festival črk - tiporenesansa 1st Festival of Letters

Workshop

August 20th-21st, 2011

Hand-carving letters into stone

Using the right technique and the right tools turns a stone into a tame kitten. Let a chisel become your pen.

 

 

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For the curious

August 20th, 2011

Festival opening

At. 8 p.m.

 

Welcome!

 

 

 


   

Workshop series

August 22nd-26th, 2011

Entirely My Book

A good book helps us grow, makes us cry and dream away… Did you ever consider how a book comes into being?

 

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Part of Entirely My Book workshop series

August 22nd, 2011

Hand papermaking

We will dive elbow deep in a mixture of water and cotton. A strange compound, left on the sieve, will turn into a beautiful piece of paper in matter of hours.

 

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Part of Entirely My Book workshop series

August 23rd, 2011

Woodcut

No matter how beautiful the text, an illustration is always a nice addition. We will learn the oldest printing technique.

 

 

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Workshop

August 24th, 2011

Entirely My Visit Card

I want to print my very own visit card with lead type!

A seemingly simple task, nevertheless requiring us to make several decisions.

 

 

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Part of Entirely My Book workshop series

August 24th, 2011

Ornamental letters

In old manuscripts, ornamental letters used to serve as a picturesque introduction to important parts of the text. Letters were filled with different tendrils, some contained whole celestial gardens.

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Part of Entirely My Book workshop series

August 25th, 2011

Printing with lead type

We will step in the shoes of a hand-typesetter for a day and use lead type, kept in a several ton stand, to print a beautiful text.

 

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Workshop

August 26th, 2011

Entirely My Visit Card

I want to print my very own visit card with lead type!

A seemingly simple task, nevertheless requiring us to make several decisions.

 

 

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Part of Entirely My Book workshop series

August 26th, 2011

Bookbinding

During the last decades, computers have strongly influenced the development of printing techniques, but bookbinding remains a job to be done mostly by hand.

 

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Children's workshop

August 27th, 2011

Let's play in the printshop

All we need for an unusual postcard to appear before our eyes is a lick of paint, a roller, some paper and a spot of imagination.

 

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Workshop

August 27th, 2011

Ex libris

In the same way as portraits inspire photographers, ex libris has proven to be an eternal theme amongst our visitors. This time we will create ex libris’ in a combination of woodcuts or linocuts and lead letters.

 

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Workshop

August 28th - September 3rd, 2011

tipoRenesansa - designing typeface

12 typographic enthusiasts will lock themselves in a studio for one week, and they will file, grind and knead something that most of us use without thinking about their origins – fonts.

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For the curious

August 28th, 2011

Tricycle prints stories from Tabor

The old tricycle's adventures, equipped with a print shop as well as lead-made letters, will be relived once again by master Tipo and storyteller Renesansa (Renaissance). We will be listening to the stories about Tabor.

 

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Documentary

August 30th, 2011

Making Faces

The documentary captures the personality and work process of the late Canadian graphic artist Jim Rimmer (1931-2010).

 

 

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Lecture: Richard Kegler (USA)

August 31st, 2011

P22 Type Foundry

The lecture is unfortunately cancelled due to weather problems in USA.

 

 

 


   

Lecture: Jaka Bonča

September 1st, 2011

Typography and structure

The function of typography is evident – it serves to relay information. Nevertheless, Jaka Bonča employed it in fine art. Using the same tools as a typographer would, he creates modular ornamental typography ot »fine art typesetting«, as he calls it.

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Lecture: Samo Ačko

September 1st, 2011

BadNews - type design for newspaper

Designing a newspaper font kept the author busy for two years. Is the work done once the font is created?

 

 

 

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Lecture: Zoran Smiljanić, Metka Dariš

September 2nd, 2011

Typography in film credits

The rich history of film put film credits through a lot of different stages. The lecture will track their evolution and the role typography played in it.

 

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For the curious

September 3rd, 2011

tipoRenesansa - exhibition opening

Results of our international typeface design workshop will be on display for a week.

 

 

 

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For the curious

September 4th, 2011, Stritarjeva street

Rolledover poster

The announcement of the winners of the tender on the theme Volunteering and the spectacular printing of the winning works with a construction roller weighing several tonnes. You will be able to purchase the posters at the auction which will take place as they are being printed.

 

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For the curious

September 4th, 2011, Stritarjeva street

Rolledover poster - auction

You think you will be able to watch a construction roller print a typographic poster in the middle of the road and resist have it hanging on your wall? Participate in the Rolled poster auction and with a lot of luck and not so much money you will be able to decorate your flat or working environment with a good-looking poster that might soon become a collector’s item. Auctioneer: Rok Bohinc

 

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