THIS YEAR'S BERLINALE Festival—the 67th—featured a wide-ranging selection of curiosities from decades past, from thwarted epics to camp relics to vast, inscrutable psychedelia.Read More
BEN CATMULL IS an Oakland artist who works in various combinations of ink, watercolor, and scratchboard. He is currently branching out into metal plate intaglio printmaking and combining handmade miniatures with filmmaking (no, not stop motion). His letterpress prints (including the moth image below) started as simple pen-and-ink drawings and were printed by Volta press.
Ben's published works are Ghosts and Ruins (2013) and Monster Parade (2006), both from Fantagraphics, and Paper Theater (2001, Xeric Grant). Physical copies of Monster Parade are sold out, but it can be read online here.Read More
Laureen Mahler is a Berlin-based designer, printmaker, and co-founder of the print studio Volta Press. Over the past decade, she has produced a body of innovative work that bridges the gap between traditional print methods and modern design. Her minimalist, geometric style is strongly influenced by Modernists such as El Lissitzky and Jan Tschichold, while also embracing 21st century technologies and design principles. Originally from California, Laureen has lived and worked in Berlin since 2014.Read More