Letterpress Workers 2023

Printers with dirty hands



Thursday 22 June

18:30 | Types & shapes
Lpworkers present themselves and their work
Short stories of printshops, projects and typographic explorations

Friday 23 June

16:00 | We descend into Dauntaun, the labyrinth of Leoncavallo, the space beneath. Stickers, spray cans, graffiti
With Shah, Teatro, Vandalo

Saturday 24 June

11:00 | Typetour
A guided tour to learn more about typography and have a chat with designers
With Lucio Passerini

Following that: Stampa Latina
Some things happening on the other side of the Atlantic
With Tipomóvil (Chile) and Le pratiche dello Yajè (Italy)

16:30 | Auction

18.30 | Hannibal Letters
The walls that were there, the first pieces, their stories
With Shah, Teatro, Vandalo

20.30 | Dinner by La Terra Trema
Info and reservations on the Leoncavallo website


Leoncavallo Spa
via Watteau, 7 Milano

Visitors are welcome Thursday to Friday 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
There will be a small bookstore selling prints, books and so on.

Letterpress Workers is organized by Pagina Mastro in collaboration with Museo della stampa e stampa d’arte in Lodi, and under the patronage of Aiap.





  • Belgium: David Maurissen, Niels Goovaerts
  • Czechoslovakia: Dori Haškovcová, Nari
  • Chile: Andrea Torres, Leonidas Loyola
  • France: Martial Roulot
  • Germany: Annegret Frauenlob, Katharina Jesdinsky
  • Iceland: Ólöf Birna Garðarsdóttir
  • Italy: Claudio Madella, Lucio Passerini, Paolo Cabrini, Giulia Poli, Luigi Lanfossi, Elettra Scotucci, Andrea Vendetti
  • Japan: Mitsunobu Hosoyama, Haruka Nagaike
  • Netherlands: Niek Smaal, Tiny Risselada, Roy Scholten, Anne Marie Koper, Sander Pinkse
  • Spain: Matthias Beck
  • UK: Carl Middleton, Luise Valentiner, David Armes, Becky Howson, Sophie Thomas