IMPACT Printmaking Journal

Current Issue

Published 13 January 2023
IMPACT Proceedings // 2023

We are delighted to release the first collection of academic papers from the IMPACT Conference The Printmakers' Voice, 21-25 September 2022, hosted by The Centre for Print Research, University of the West of England.  


To maintain your fading memories of the IMPACT Conference, we will continue to publish papers over the next year. The conference was an extraordinary coming together of printmakers across the globe - both in person and online. I hope you agree it was a fantastic opportunity to listen to each other's voices again by sharing and discussing ideas, seeing new works of art and curated exhibitions, and experiencing the richness and diversity of printmaking. It could not have happened without your effort and imagination. 


We will shortly send announcements and opportunities to participate in the IMPACT journal. 


In the meantime, please read the first collection of IMPACT conference papers. Don't forget our recently published Issue 6, edited by Wuon-Gean Ho. Many thanks to Wuon-Gean, who will be moving on to new creative adventures. 


Please do contact us with your new submissions. We look forward to hearing more from you. Best of wishes for a creative 2023


Carinna Parraman, Impact Chair

and Rebecca Edery, Editions Manager. 


David Lopes , Graciela Machado
The use of 19th - century Cartography Printing Processes in Contemporary Printmaking
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Miriam Hancill
Monoprint: an opening up of ‘printness’?
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Marta Belkot , António da Silva, Rafaela Lima, Graciela Machado
Towards Archaeological Printmaking
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Xiaoqiao Li
Data Transformation: New Visual Data Based on the Printmaking Model
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Darena Georgieva
Collaboration and Social Engagement in Bulgarian Printmaking in the 20th Century
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Ana Soler, Vanessa Gallardo
The Multiple that Occupies Space Expanded Field Graphics
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Ria Czerniak-LeBov
Irish Printmakers in the Age of Digital Reproduction
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Serena Smith
Attending to the Sounds of Sonorous Stones
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Jacqueline Butler
Makingprint: A Performative Art of Touch
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Annis Fitzhugh
We Are in Record. The Temporality of Print/Making
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Adrianna Kaczmarek
The Printed Face: Masks in Contemporary Printmaking
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Marta Anna Raczek-Karcz
Touch – Feel – Experience – Consider: On being exposed to crisis through performative and interactive practices in contemporary printmaking and graphic arts
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IMPACT Printmaking Journal     ISSN 2732-5490   


IMPACT stands for ‘International Multi-disciplinary Printmaking: Artists, Concepts and Techniques'. 

The Journal supports the IMPACT Printmaking Conference, which is run every other year. The most recent IMPACT 12 conference was hosted online and in person in September 2022 in Bristol, UK, sharing new and traditional methods and technologies, exploring the historical and contemporary and the future of print. 

The IMPACT Printmaking Journal is an open-access peer-reviewed academic publication. There is no fee to submit and no fee to read the articles. All articles published from Autumn 2020 onwards are published under a creative commons licence CC BY 4.0. For more information on this licence please see here 

IMPACT Printmaking Journal supports scholarly and critical debate in the field of print: advancing technological knowledge, contextualizing print, talking about the poetry and language of print, and maintaining a showcase for print practitioners. 

Novel contributions from academics, scientists, writers, philosophers, students, graduates and independent artists alike are warmly welcomed. All contributions will be peer-reviewed by a panel of peer-reviewers. ​

The journal is published twice a year.