Wednesday, May 02, 2007

WNY Typo Fest May 8-11

A celebration of the graphic and typographic arts Featuring the Western New York Premier of Helvetica: A Documentary Film by Gary Hustwit

May 8 - Tuesday 7pm
-Buffalo- Pecha Kucha Night
Featuring Graphic Designers (Shelly Bronson, Brian Grunert, Hero Design, Colin Kahn, Richard Kegler, Nicole Lecht, Julian Montague, David Moore, Kyle Schlesinger) discussing their work, presented by Hallwalls in the basement of The Church - 341 Delaware Ave. at Tupper.

May 9 - Wednesday 2pm
-Buffalo- Studio Visit to Paradise Press
Hand-set metal type Helvetica demo & tour of Paradise Press located at Printing Prep - 12 E. Tupper at Washington St. Free: RSVP required 716 885 4490

May 9 - Wednesday 7pm
-Buffalo- Helvetica: A Documentary Film
w/ Director Q&A. Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre - 639 Main St. Reception following at Hallwalls - 341 Delaware Ave. at Tupper.

May 10 - Thursday 3-4pm
-Rochester- Lecture by Charles Bigelow "The Creation of Meaning by Typographic Evolution" RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection 2nd floor, Wallace Library, Rochester Institute of Technology. Free event

May 10 - Thursday 4pm
-Rochester- RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press
Dedication of its new Alexander S. Lawson Publishing Center, featuring a glass wall design by Hermann Zapf. 2nd floor, Wallace Library, Rochester Institute of Technology. Free event

May 11 - Friday 3-7pm
-Rochester- Hermann Zapf in person
Join us for an exhibition opening and celebration for Zapf's new book "Alphabet Stories." Gudrun Zapf von Hesse will also be a special guest. RIT Cary Collection, 2nd floor, Wallace Library.

May 11 - Friday
-Rochester- Helvetica: A Documentary Film with Director Q&A. Rochester Institute of Technology Webb Auditorium (Building 7B)

Presented by Hallwalls and WNY Book Arts Collaborative with support from the American Institute of Graphic Arts, Advertising Club of Buffalo,Daemen College Department of Visual & Performing Arts,Veer, Society of Typographic Aficionados, Pecha Kucha Buffalo, P22 type foundry, Swiss Dots, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, Dipson Threatres & Printing Prep.

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