Behind the Printing Press: Spreading New Ideas
Daniel Boetker-Smith, Wei-I Lee and Erik Vroons


Relooking at printed matter in a digital age, we go behind the printing press and unravel the challenges behind producing and maintaining books and magazines in print. Find out how these professionals have dedicated themselves to reinventing the way ideas are spread using a medium with such provenance.

About the Speaker
Daniel Boetker-Smith (b.1974, Australia) is the Director of the Asia-Pacific Photobook Archive as well as the Course Director at the Photography Studies College, Melbourne.
His expertise is in photographic publishing, photobooks and zines, with a particular focus on the Asia-Pacific region.
He regularly curates Australian and International photobook exhibitions and art events as well as write and critic for various art and photography publications.

Lee Wei-I (b. 1982, Taiwan) is the founder and editor-in-chief for Voices of Photography Magazine, an independent publication dedicated to contemporary photography.

Erik Vroons (1976, The Netherlands) holds an MA in Media Studies (University of Amsterdam) and an MA in Photographic Studies (University Leiden). From 2010-2014, he was the Chief Editor of international photography magazine GUP – based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Currently he functions as Editor-at-large and freelance editor/writers/curator.