The Four Elements Workshop

The Four Elements
Screenprinting workshop with 20 students from various departments at Hochschule Pforzheim, Germany, November 29 – December 2, 2021. Initiated by Prof. Alice Chi, Design PF.

Article (text in German) Birgit Meyer.

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December 11th, 2021
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Camouflage Workshop

Camouflage Screenprinting Workshop, École Superieure d’Arts et Design ÉSAD Valence, France, October 19-22, 2021. With 15 3rd. year students. Initiated by Marie Gaspar, teacher at the Design Graphique Department.

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October 25th, 2021
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White Out Workshop

Photography Giacomo @ Print Club Torino.

One day screenprinting workshop at Print Club Torino, Italy, May 15 2021. Part of Graphic Days 2021 manifestation.

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May 20th, 2021
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Sticky Notes

Sticky Notes project week. Plaatsmaken, Arnhem, May 31 – June 4, 2021.

Five talented young artists are introduced to screenprinting by Harmen Liemburg. Participants: Hannah van der Schaaf , Elisa Klabbers, Derk Muller, WONNE and Bente Wilms.

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May 6th, 2021
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Werkperiode Plaatsmaken

After having used screenprinting intensively for over 20 years, I’m curious about other materials and techniques. Last year, during a working period at Plaatsmaken, Arnhem, I investgated the possibilities of etching. A report (text in Dutch).

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April 9th, 2021
, Posted in Materials, Print

Light In Black Out Workshop

Reviewing results at the end of day 1. Photography by Gezeever.

Workshop at Gezeever Open Zeefdruk Werkplaats in Antwerp, March 4 & 5, 2020. Theme: working with greytones made from layering black, white and silver inks on white, black and grey paper.

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March 15th, 2020
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Upfront


Kees Maas pasting a new billboard, 2019. Photography Robert Finkei.

UPFRONT – The billboard at the Gerrit Rietveld academie

The billboard at the Gerrit Rietveld academie is a stage for printed art, design and (school)announcements. Throughout the years it also functioned as a showcase of what is possible at the school’s screenprinting shop, seducing students to come down and try this versatile technique for themselves.

The book was conceived, designed and produced as a farewell present for Kees Maas, who supervised the screenprinting workshop with heart and soul from 1996 to 2019.

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September 16th, 2019
, Posted in Rietveld Academie

Gerrit turns 50, Willem only 28


A poster from my graduation project (left) is on display at the Gerrit turns 50, Willem only 28 anniversary exhition.

Graduation Show Posters 1987–2018
From ’90s boy bands, shocking signatures, world maps, peckish beaks, and magic mushrooms, visit the basement of the Rietveld (RV) Building to view the physical archive of the Academie’s graduation posters, the earliest from 1987 and the most recent from last year. Produced using an array of print methods across time—Screen Printing, Book Printing, Offset, Digital—these posters are visual marks in the illustrious history of the Academie.

The graduation show poster archive was earlier compiled by Henk Groenendijk.

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November 3rd, 2018
, Posted in Rietveld Academie, Shows/Installations

RietveldTV Mailbox

RietveldTV’s Approximately Ten Tour #7: Mailbox by Harmen Liemburg

Watch on Vimeo

While being a graphic design student at the Rietveld Academy during the second half of the nineties, Harmen Liemburg started to collect gallery invitations, seasonal greetings and other printed ephemera he received through postal mail.

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April 18th, 2018
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Grind the Gap

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Still from project video (image Maurice van Brummelen, Plaatsmaken).

On June 14 and 15, I conducted a two day screenprinting masterclass as part of the Grind the Gap project at Plaatsmaken, together with Plaatsmaken’s masterprinter Mars Wellink. Participants: Amy Whittle, Barry van der Reijt, Nick Liefhebber, RAW Color and Viktor Hachmang.

Watch Grind the Gap project video here.

June 14th, 2017
, Posted in Workshops