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The Gardens of Golgonooza

Back when the Press was first being established in Ashuelot, New Hampshire, probably our first year here, I stumbled across a reference to Alan Chadwick and French Intensive gardening. This property was pretty bleak when we arrived, with nettles and burdock waist high in the back yard. I wanted to garden so Dan and I […]

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The International School of Typography & Letters

Golgonooza Letter Foundry is the location for its teaching branch: The International School of Typography & Letters. Here we offer classes in Letterpress Typography, Improvisation, Book making, Artist Book making, and Word related arts and media. See our classes section for more info.

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Intern interviews— “Nowhere else will you find the same connection to art, craft and nature.”

  “Here at Golgonooza Letter Foundry & Press we embrace and incorporate in our teaching an awareness of our physical world: a world of creativity, spirituality, and art. The practice of craft through the use of our hands provides a fundamental entry into our expansive and changing universe.”                 […]

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Connor Eller works on his Tiny House at Golgonooza site

Connor Eller has been helping at Golgonooza for the past 2 and a half months, working around the property, taming the gardens and repairing doors and other things while he built the inside of his house and shingled it. His help has been invaluable here, and as he has now taken the tiny house to […]

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“A visual, musical, tactile project…”

Gahlord Dewald, Julia Ferrari, and Janine Wong, August Quiet Fire residency “The opportunity to work with the other members of Quiet Fire on this visual, musical, tactile project was exhilarating. Everyone brought their A game, working and playing with such focus and openness. It was an honor to work alongside such highly creative artists.”   […]

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Quiet Fire Improvisation in Typography and Sound Weekend session

October 5,6,7 Friday, Saturday and Sunday Golgonooza Letter Foundry, Ashuelot Village, New Hampshire Come experience a Quiet Fire Improvisation in Typography & Sound  weekend session. We will fuse the handcraft of metal typographic composition with improvisational music and sound notation to create a  hand printed, limited edition score. Class limited to 6 participants. Contact us […]

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Quiet Fire residency

  Julia,  Janine, Nate “The Quiet Fire Residency opened up new possibilities both conceptually and creatively in a dynamic environment. A great way to recharge work by collaborating with Julia and others in a project based letterpress edition.” Janine Wong Janine Wong is an artist whose prints, artists books and collages explore the intersections between […]

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Neumes 25

Title set in metal types. As part of our residency work-day we had daily discussions on the nature of our collaborative process and got into enthusiastic discussions on how to portray and represent the combination of our activities as a sum total and as a conceptual piece. We had never worked together before in this […]

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Quiet Fire Type & Sound Residencies

Improv Text setting Gahlord Dewald: “There aren’t many experiences that are encouraging people to live in the moment and experience the physical world for any length of time …the intent of this residency is kind of like trying to put people back in their sensory bodies…“ Julia Ferrari*: “That’s exactly it, and slowing the world, […]

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Performing and Interpreting the Printed Score

Performing and Interpreting Score

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