these three things – Exploring Community Futures

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Commoners Press@MABF workshop @ NGV

Join Commoners Press during Melbourne Art Book Fair and Melbourne Design Week 2024.

From 24 – 26 May we will be at the NGV's Great Hall in Southbank.

Visit our stall to see our latest prints crafted on traditional letterpress machines and take part in an engaging print and typesetting workshop at the NGV over the event's duration.

We welcome you to our stall to participate in hands-on typesetting using movable type. Free workshop. No RSVP required.

To contribute, select three words reflecting the future of your local community. Each day corresponds to a theme outlined by Melbourne Design Week:

All contributions will be compiled into a compact octavo booklet and printed on our presses.

Post-MABF finissage & roundtable @ Coburg Studios

To celebrate our latest MABF workshop! Come and join us to see our traditional letterpress printing machines in action.

Get involved in collating, printing and binding all contributions from the workshop together as a compact octavo booklet. And get your free copy.

Stick around for our roundtable discussion where we will delve into conversations about the contributions, printing methods, and creative communities.

This event is part of Melbourne Art Book Fair 2024 and Melbourne Design Week 2024, an initiative of the Victorian Government in collaboration with the NGV.

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