VABC founding member Josef Beery has designed, developed and is producing this remarkable version of a traditional printing press.
Join us at the VABC for an overview of early Bookmaking featuring a demonstration of Mr. Beery’s “Book Beetle”
Link to BookBeetle Video: https://vimeo.com/185024002
The Book Beetle: Printing on a Screwpress
Presented by Josef Beery
Virginia Arts of the Book Center (in the Art on Ivy Gallery)
Sunday Afternoon, October 23, 2016 (2:00 PM)
Open to the public, No Charge, No Registration Needed to Attend
Gutenberg and Franklin used a letterpress operated with screw pressure. For 350 years this was the essential printing technology. Josef Beery discusses the history of printing and presents bookmaking on his new desktop screwpress, the BookBeetle.