MEETINGS FOR 2018-2019
SOME COLOURFUL WORDS

Wednesday 03 October 19
City University London, EC1V 0HB


You are invited to our FREE illustrated talks by the famous woodblock printer and typographer Alan Kitching
and Poet & Publisher Brian Lewis.

Their work shares words as common ground. They will discuss their special interest in colour as word and image.


PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME
: Kitchen

14.00 - 15.00 hrs [includes question time]

ALAN KITCHING

WOODBLOCK PRINTER & TYPOGRAPHER

A Life in Letterpress
Alan Kitching will discuss his journey from Black & White woodblock print to his strident use of
colour which has become a hallmark of his practice. He will discuss his ideas of colour and content
and his methodology; the content of his recent book, 'A Life in Letterpress' .

15:00 - 15.30 hrs Granville Tea

15.30 16.30 hrs [includes question time]

BRIAN LEWIS

POET & PUBLISHER

Lewis 'The Rose of Temperaments'
Brian Lewis discusses the exploration of colour through the medium of poetry, the subjective
experience of colour perception and the idea of the 'colour space', the collaborative practices at
the heart of the colour-themed project The Rose of Temperaments, and the role of the colour wheel
in orienting our journeys through the spectra of language and light.

16.30 hrs CLOSE OF MEETING

Venue:
C313, Tait building,
City University London,
Northampton Square,
London, EC1V 0HB

Admission:
Admission is by ticket but tickets are free.

THIS EVENT IS CONCLUDED


DATE 20 October 2018