(follow up…) «Ivan, I need a cool gothic “G” of Gutenberg for next Saturday’s workshop». That was -in brief- the request what I e-mailed Ivan Castro a couple of weeks before the workshop on the occasion of the Gutenberg Year.
On the 3rd of February, the 550th anniversary of the death of Johannes Gutenberg was celebrated, which will be commemorated throughout 2018 with a multitude of events and exhibitions all over Europe around the figure of the brilliant German inventor. The Gutenberg Year kicked off in Barcelona on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of February with different exhibitions, conferences and workshops
“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
The GRID, Grafisch Museum Groningen was the second stop of BunkerType’s journey in Holland. With the inseparable Toni Ortega we headed there to present BunkerType’s last project “The New Call”, dedicated to HN Werkman, one of the city prodigals.
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.