Les Caracteres Vivants – silkscreen edition

On the colored silkscreen A1 posters from the series “Les Caractères Vivants”, you can find radiating Chinese and French characters. The beautiful typographic elements are taken from historical books and well-known Chinese magazines of the 20-40s fron the “Fonds Chinois”, a historical archive of the Institut Franco-Chinois in the present municipal library of Lyon. They have been made for the exhibition about the book release “Yaotaos Zeichen/里昂的汉子” in Musée du Nouveau Institute Franco-Chinois, Lyon 2019.

You can get an example of the poster in your favourite color in the STUDIO WU Etsy Shop!

Work: poster design on silkscreen, 2019
Production: Hand-printed in silkscreen (2-colour) printed in SHINING LABORS Berlin.

* The posters are part of the collecting of the Museum of Printing and graphic communication Lyon.