Manifesto.21 print series: Ilkka Kärkkäinen / Ups and Downs 1
Medium / materials: Hahnemühle Allegretto 300gsm acid free cotton paper (unframed)
Size: 38 x 48cm
Method: Letterpress; an old, endangered method formerly employed in the printing of avantgarde posters
Edition of 20
The artwork is part of Manifesto.21 exhibition at Glasshouse Helsinki gallery 9.9. – 2.10.2021 curated by so_helsinki (Veera Kulju & Ilkka Kärkkäinen). Manifesto.21 champions handcrafting and analogue printing using contemporary art as a way to visualise the disappearing tradition of the letterpress method and the power of words. Picture of the artwork taken by Vilma Pimenoff.