Japanese Vegetable Printmaking Workshop at Tonari Gumi on Sat, Oct 21st at 1 pm

Japanese Vegetable Printmaking Workshop presented by the Tonari Gumi Garden Club with WePress Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 1 to 3:30 pm at Tonari Gumi 42 W. 8th Avenue, Vancouver Fee is by donation. All materials provided. For questions and to register your spot, please contact tg.gardeners [at] gmail.com In this workshop, participants will learn…

CANCELLED Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly • Sat, Oct 21 at 1 pm

CANCELLED DUE TO LOW PRE-REGISTRATION Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly Saturday, October 21st from 1 pm to 3:30 pm at Gallery Gachet 88 E. Cordova Street, Vancouver Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Ever want to learn how to make your own books?…

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward • Sun, October 15th at 2pm

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward Sunday, October 15th, 2017 from 2 to 5 pm at Gallery Gachet 88 E. Cordova Street, Vancouver Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Make a book: eight sections on ribbons, including endpapers, and we’ll complete the project with…

Venetian Portfolio Making with Suzan Lee • Sat, Oct 14th at 1 pm

Venetian Portfolio Making with Suzan Lee Saturday, Oct 14th, 2017 from 1 to 4 pm at Gallery Gachet, 88 E. Cordova Street, Vancouver Sliding Scale (suggested $55) / participant includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Portfolios were used as early as the Medieval Period to protect and carry artworks,…

Queering Selfies • Wednesday, Oct 11 at 4 pm

Learn to use a 3d printer + an antique letterpress. Take selfies. Carve lino blocks. Combine 3d printing + letterpress to make semiphotographic images. Open to queer, questioning, bisexual, lesbian, gay, trans*, nonbinary, gender non-conforming, intersex, asexual, & pansexual youth aged 15-30 ✣. The workshops will take place every 2nd Wednesday and are totally free. Snacks…

Modern Cross Structure Bookbinding with Suzan Lee • Sun, Oct 8th at 1 pm

Modern Cross Structure Bookbinding with Suzan Lee Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 from 1 to 4 pm at Gallery Gachet, 88 E. Cordova Street, Vancouver Sliding Scale (suggested $55) / participant includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Cross Structure Bookbinding is based on a 16th century European technique. Its contemporary…

art + code • aug 20th at 4-6pm

Art + Code, Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 from 4 to 6 pm maximum 5 participants WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com This week we’ll sketch generative + interactive art with Lauren Mccarthy’s p5.js project! No experience with code or art needed. Workshop is free and open to women-identified, gender nonconforming, non-binary, queer & poc folks who have lived…

Tracey Morrison and Jim Wong-Chu

This month we lost two major community leaders, Tracey Morrison and Jim Wong-Chu. All of us at WePress want to send our condolences to family and members of the communities that Tracey and Jim were part of. We want to recognize their inspiring work and try to do our part to carry it forward. Karen…

WePress has moved!

WePress is now roommates with Gallery Gachet at The Beacon Hotel, located at 9 W. Hastings, between Army & Navy and Pigeon Park! We’re sad to have left the Sun Wah Centre on Keefer, but we also look forward to continue working with Gachet in bringing community-based art programming to the neighbourhood. Even though all…

Historical Japanese Bookbinding with Suzan Lee • Sun Aug 20 12-3pm

Historical Japanese Bookbinding with Suzan Lee Sunday, August 20, 2017 from 12 to 3 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $55) / participant – includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com This historical technique is based on a stab binding common in Asia. Japan preferred the 4-hole stab binding. Over the centuries,…

Medieval Longstitch Bookbinding with Suzan Lee • Sun Jul 30 12-3pm

Medieval Longstitch Bookbinding with Suzan Lee Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 12 to 3 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $55) / participant – includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Longstitch bookbinding is a Medieval technique practised by both guild bookbinders and amateurs. Straight forward stitching results in a complex visual…

Coptic Bookbinding with Suzan Lee • Sat Jul 29 12-3pm

Coptic Bookbinding with Suzan Lee Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 12 to 3 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $55) / participant – includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Coptic bookbinding is an ancient Egyptian structure and technique. It reveals the spine and completely exposes the stitching of the book. This…