Image courtesy Bad Student (Manila).


Focal Point has collaborated with Fikra Design Studios to have their two-colour Risograph machine installed at the fair. Daily workshops are offered by local practitioners and specialised international publishers.

Visualising Typographic Form with Riso
With Ibrahim Khamayseh
Date: Friday, 24 November
Timings: 4:00 pm–7:00 pm
Languages: English and Arabic

Develop your own typographic artwork by learning about different calligraphy styles and scripts. Led by calligrapher, graphic designer and artist Ibrahim Khamayseh, you will explore the most effective way to visualise calligraphic script using the Riso machine.

How to Make Stencil Riso Print
With Pau Tiu (Bad Student)
Date: Saturday, 25 November
Timings: 4:00 pm–7:00 pm
Language: English

Learn how to use stencils to print with a two-colour Riso machine. Pau Tiu, a member of the specialised Riso printing studio and workshop based in the Philippines, will guide you through the process.

Critical Messaging: Make A Riso Poster
With Jazael Olgolin Zapata (Cráter Invertido)
Date: Sunday, 26 November
Timings: 4:00 pm–7:00 pm
Language: English

Join Jazael Olgolin Zapata from the Mexico City-based artist studio and space Cráter Invertido to find out how to create critical posters and print them using the Riso machine.


To register, click here.