ByDesign 2019 – Endless Letterpress (Los Últimos) + Opening Night Party

Fri Mar 15:

$12 General Admission
$9 Student/Senior
$7 Member

Pablo Pivetta & Nicolás Rodriguez Fuchs
1h 8m

Visiting Artist

** Q&A with directors Pablo Pivetta and Nicolás Rodríguez Fuchs **


** Northwest premiere! Live printing with Expedition Press 6–7:30pm and during the opening night party after the film **

** Opening Night Afterparty at Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar, for Bloom: Indigenous People’s Dance Party (10pm-1:30am) featuring Reggaeton, Cumbia, Latin Pop, and more, hosted by West Coast Connect and Yəhaw̓ Show! Donation-based; no one turned away for lack of funds.*

Facing the deterioration of the machines and the advance of new technologies, printing presses are closing their workshops. At the same time, a group of young people rediscovers the greatest technical innovation in the history of the written word: typeset printing. But it will be difficult for them to learn the trade since it has always been passed down from master to apprentice – and they are outsiders. The last graphic mechanic in the country will be in charge of teaching them. Will this ancient technique withstand the passage of time?

Frente al deterioro de las máquinas y el avance de las nuevas tecnologías, los históricos imprenteros se encuentran cerrando sus talleres. Al mismo tiempo, un grupo de jóvenes redescubre la mayor innovación técnica en la historia de la palabra escrita: la impresión de caracteres móviles; pero se les dificultará aprender el oficio ya que siempre fue transmitido de persona a persona. El último mecánico gráfico del país será el encargado de enseñarles. Podrá este antiguo oficio resistir el paso del tiempo?

See it all!
$34 Members,
$52 General

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1515 12th Ave,

Seattle, WA 98122

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