The call for applications to the Printer-in-Residence programme in 2019-20 is now open. Deadline: 5 April 2019.

The Printer-in-Residence is hosted at the Bodleian Bibliographical Press to share ideas and techniques from the world of contemporary letterpress and printmaking within the setting of the  Bodleian workshop, and to exchange knowledge with staff of the Bodleian Libraries and the wider University.  

The previous two printers-in-residence have been Russell Maret (2017) and Emily Martin (2018)

The Bodleian Libraries invite applications from experienced printers and book artists for a residency of one month, to take place during the autumn or winter terms of the University of Oxford academic year 2019-20. [See term dates].

Application deadline: 5 April 2019

Applications are invited from letterpress printers or creative book artists who are demonstrably able to make full use of the Bodleian’s Bibliographical Press workshop and to present a programme of workshops and a public lecture. Applicants are advised to note the equipment available at the Press.

See the Further Particulars, which includes the terms of the award and a note of the contents of the Bodleian Bibliographical Press workshop. To apply, use this Application Form (in Word).

Funds of £2,000 are available to support the residency, for which accommodation must be arranged by the recipient.

Emily Martin was Bodleian Printer in Residence in 2018

Lecture, 21 November 2018, 'Visual Metre and Rhythm: the function of movable devices in books' 

Russell Maret was Bodleian Printer in Residence in 2017

Lecture, 17 October 2017: 'Making Third-Stream Books in the Digital Age'

Workshop, 24 October 2017: Shakespeare's Sonnets [blogpost]

Workshop, 30 October 2017: New Books Need New Type [blogpost by Russell Maret] 


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