“Serendipity” is an invention, a lucky finding result of chance that occurs when the objective is very different. Perhaps that should be the title of these compositions: “Serendipity in red (or blue)”, since it emerged by accident while reproducing a wood alphabet
After finishing my last project “The New Call” last November, I was honored to exhibit and present it in Madrid, at the Centro Cultural Conde Duque, within the Typomad Festival, and afterwards, toward January, to do a trip to Holland (Amsterdam and Groningen) where I was invited by the GWA and the GRID.
The New Call, BunkerType’s latest project, takes over from my previous approach to H.N. Werkman, and propose a new and more mature and personal reinterpretation, of one of the most paradigmatic works of the admired Dutch author: “The Next Call”, one of the boldest publication of the European avant-garde art of the interwar period.
I just arrived from Leoncavallo where the fourth edition of Letterpress workers was held with not enough time to digest the experience but with the need to write this few words. I have the need to thank, as soon as possible, the experience, the learning, the intensity, the talent and generosity that filled the amazing space in Milan. /// I am trying to organize, summarize, find an approach in order to synthesize the experience and I realize that it is not going to be possible. I am assuming my state of shock and I realize that a slow decompression will…