The Politics of the Joy of Printing

From the mind of Fredy Perlman and wife Lorraine Nybakken, The Detroit Printing Co-op was born after buying and transporting a printing press from Chicago to Detroit in 1969. With no formal printing or design backgrounds the duo with some kindred spirits took a passion for the medium, married it to their politicized beliefs and revolutionized the industry. 

Their ensuing publications through 1980 were not just a call to action but beacons of craft and and experiment.

Author Danielle Aubert highlights the historical legacy of the co-op and why it matters still today. 

Paperback. 240 pages.

Inventory Press, 2019




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