February 25, 2012
Printeresting Interview with Amze Emmons
February 16, 2012
Gomez + Gonzalez Have Prison Records, Katherine Rochester
Art in America
February 14, 2012
Doing Time/Depth of Surface, By Chip Schwartz
February 14, 2012
The Writing on the Walls, by Monica Weymouth
February 9, 2012
Sidewalking: Jailhouse Rock, By Jonathan Valania
February 2, 2012
Bits of Holmesburg Prison's history preserved for Moore College exhibit
By Amy S. Rosenberg, Inquirer Staff Writer
January 27, 2012
Printmakers rescue stories long imprisoned for Moore exhibit
By Elisabeth Perez-Luna
WHYY 90.9 FM
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January 25, 2012
Holmesburg, Making Difficult Impressions by Ben Leech
Hidden City Philadelphia
"The Graphic Unconscious [catalogue], is a record of Philagrafika 2010, last year’s critically acclaimed international festival focused solely on the print...This book is an essential building block in a new understanding of the print."
The Graphic Unconscious catalogue is a reference for the expanded field of printmaking and it features work by forty artists and collectives, representing eighteen countries, across five continents. The artists work in a variety of media from traditional print to multi-disciplinary practices, presented in The Graphic Unconscious exhibition of the Philagrafika 2010 festival.
"Think of this issue not simply as the best Philadelphia has to offer, but a glimpse of what Philadelphia can be, what it will be in the future."
"What does it mean to make a print in this day and age?"
"Billed as one of the largest art events in the U.S., the festival celebrates the dynamic and under-appreciated role of printmaking in contemporary art..."
With the goal of demonstrating the pervasiveness of prints in our lives...
This weekend...stop by for two days of some science and some art...
...So with all these variations, when is a print a print?
This is a great cross-over piece in terms of art & design...
...an evolutionary twist on classic religious tracts...
Art works like those in Philagrafika 2010 actually call into fundamental question the age-old convention of separating prints from paintings and sculptures...
I was excited to see what their contribution to Philagrafika festival would be...
Renowned artists and printmakers Christiane Baumgartner and Kiki Smith are scheduled to appear...
...Pope believes art plays a central role in creating communities.
If only my art history class had been as engaging as a series of exhibits and installations now on display in Philadelphia, I might have gotten that elusive A...
For an age old process such as print making, the everyday audience rarely gets to see a glimpse at the components involved...
... Throughout the exhibition, the surfaces of things—their interfaces with the world—are highly suggestive sites of metaphor and material play.
This year promises to be particularly engaging as our conference takes place concurrently with Philagrafika...
...Philagrafika 2010 has given artists historic venues and invited them to adapt their projects to those spaces.
This kiosk has all the news a Philadelphian would need
The juxtaposition of confetti and death and dying stopped me in my tracks...
This is it: the Alpha and Omega of printed art today.
Activist themes are prominent in the large arts festival.
Lisa Anne's Op-Ed about her current Philagrafika 2010 project, The Tract House:A Darwin Edition
In its three venues besides the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philagrafika 2010's main exhibition, "The Graphic Unconscious," offers more dramatic examples of printmaking's omnipresence in contemporary art.
Five years in the making, Philagrafika 2010 -- a Venice Biennale-sized event devoted to the printed image in contemporary art -- burst onto the city of Philadelphia this week...
The fine art of printmaking is not what it used to be...
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Here’s our chat with Duke Riley...
Philadelphia's ideal for Philagrafika 2010, an international printmaking festival. The city has put it's stamp on the art for 200 years.
PRINTMAKING is not just that lithograph hanging on your wall anymore.
Starting tomorrow, Philadelphia will turn into a venerable mecca for all things print, thanks to the inaugural triennial of Philagrafika...
An international festival -- one of the largest arts events in the country -- has been launched in Philadelphia.
If you're in Philadelphia, this looks great - Philagrafika 2010, a festival celebrating print in contemporary art:
Hugo Chavez owns it. New Jersey controls it. Developers and environmentalists covet it. And one brazen trespasser wants us to pay homage to its forgotten king.
I decided it is only fair that Chavez be alerted that this once mighty kingdom is re-staking a claim on his land...
The printed image lies at the heart of the work of many contemporary artists...
An ambitious new art biennial debuts.
On January 29, 2010, Philadelphia will become the host of a new biennial-type event devoted to the graphic arts...
Philadelphia will attempt to become the worldwide nexus of contemporary printmaking when a new art biennial, Philagrafika 2010, commences next year.
José Roca, a Bogotá-based curator and critic, named artistic director of Philagrafika 2010.
Jose Roca, who co-curated the 2006 Sao Paulo Biennial, joins Philagrafika as its newly appointed artistic director.
Curator José Roca gives us the early word on the ambitious "Philagrafika 2010" print odyssey.
José Roca, a curator and critic based in Bogotá, Colombia, has been named artistic director of
Philagrafika announces artistic director, Jose Roca.
Philagrafika, the Philadelphia-based nonprofit formerly known as the Philadelphia Print Collaborative, has
announced ambitious plans for a city-wide contemporary art quadrennial, slated for 2010.
A consortium of Philadelphia print curators and artists will launch a city-wide international festival of printmaking in 2010.
Image Credit: Swoon installation, Philagrafika 2010, Photo: Greenhouse Media