81. Rebecca Howson – The Creative City Poster (signed)
As part of The Creative City Exhibition we're auctioning one of a kind prints from our 99 artists, with most of the prints signed (shown in title – however, if listed unsigned we can work to get it signed for you), this is your opportunity to own a piece of BDF history.
Each poster is sized 800x1200mm on satin blue-back billposter paper, the same size as shown in the exhibition with postage included in the auction price. (due to the nature of the paper there may be some minor creases and inperfections.
In order to make a bid you must create an account. Successfull bidders will be required to pay on completion of the auciton.
50% of the sales from each poster will go to the artist, 40% to BDF to help support the festival and 10% to homeless charity SIFA Fireside
About the artist and work
Beck Howson is a designer, researcher, and educator in typography and print practice. Beck is the founder and director of Print Club Birmingham, an experimental print workshop that sees connections and collaborations with friends and colleagues in the industry. Ph.D. research investigates traditional print and typography processes such as letterpress printing, rub down type and how this may be applied in contemporary typographic and teaching practices.
We are Brum is an exploration of what it means to be in a vibrant creative community, using rub down type, a traditional graphic design process. A presentation of a manifesto through experimental typographic techniques to form a discussion between our rich design histories and the exciting contemporary landscape, how the legacies of the past can inform us now.
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