Petra Schulze-Wollgast (psw)

  • is an artistic discoverer in outdated printmaking techniques 

  • she has her printing home studio in Rostock, Germany

  • writes abstract typographics with old typewriters, dry transfer letters and movable types in letterpress

  • she's duplicating her work with old Gestetner mimeographs

  • making artist's books from her work and publishes them as Plaugolt SatzWechsler (psw)

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photo: Steffen Kammler

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self published artists’ books, chapbooks and magazines

publications

  • LESS #2 relationships, Essence Press, UK, March 2022

  • abstract emotions, No.5 of TYPEWRITTEN series, psw and Timglaset Editions, Germany and Sweden, October, 2020

  • On LINEatureS, Gap Riot Press, Canada, November 2019

  • Espace Blanc, Timglaset editions, Sweden, May 2019

  • shades of gray, sync, Germany, January 2019

  • metal type poetry, C'est mon DADA collection, Redfoxpress, Irland, March 2018

  • pattern, leaflet, The Blasted Tree, Canada, October 2017

  • x-lines, leaflet, special edition for filling Station, Canada, October 2017

  • rhythm, leaflet, Timglaset editions, Sweden, September 2017

  • patchwork , leaflet, eightandone series #4, no press, Canada, August 2017

  • plumpump, leaflet, The Blasted Tree, Canada, April 2017

  • ciphertext, Timglaset editions, Sweden, March 2017

  • teen memos, no press, Canada, October 2016

works in books, anthologies and journals 

exhibitions

  • connection collection, curated by Pim Piët, February 17 - March 13 2022, Bos Fine Art, Den Haag, Netherland

  • Alphabet in Decay, curated by Timglaset Editions, November 5 - 26, 2021, etkbookstore, Bern, Switzerland

  • Postcards for Perec, July 31 - August 31 2021, Bower Ashton Library, UWE, Bristol, UK 

  • Gestetner 140, April 18 - June 30, 2021, Bower Ashton Library, UWE, Bristol, UK 

  • It'A New Day, March 2 - April 18, 2021, Bower Ashton Library, UWE, Bristol, UK 

  • Timglaset Editions, February 1 - 28, 2021, Bower Ashton Library, UWE, Bristol, UK 

  • Why publish?, September 01 - October 31, 2020, Bower Ashton Library, UWE, Bristol, UK 

  • Словомеханизмы (Wordmechanism), February 2 - 25, 2020, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

  • Druck Druck Druck, April 14 - August 14, 2019 Gallery im Körnerpark, Berlin, Germany

  • Types of Typewriting at gallery oqbo was part of the 19. Poesiefesival in Berlin,  May 25 - June 23, 2018

  • Concreta mostrapoesia, April 21 April - May 6, 2018, Accademia d'Ungheria in Roma, Italia 

  • Vispostal, A celebration of visual poetry in mail art, Columbus, Ohio, Summer 2018

  • Kein Wort - nirgends at the local bookstore ‘andere Buchhandlung’ was part of Illustrade in Rostock, September 23 - November 14 2017

  • Artistbooks for Everything, Weserburg, Zentrum für Künstlerpublikationen, Bremen, June 3rd - August 6th, 2017

  • Text+Image, April 22 - May 20, 2017, Edmonton, Canada

  • DADA ist 100, traveling exhibition,  2016/2017, Germany

  • Vispo A}hoi, travelling exhibion, 2016/2017, Germany

  • Struktur | de | formationen, Produzentengalerie “artquarium” Rostock, 02.September - 31.Oktober 2013

works in libraries and collections

  • Sammlung Künstlerbücher, Bayrische Staatsbibliothek München, Germany

  • Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Germany

  • The Centre of Artists’ Publication, Weserburg Museum Bremen, Germany

  • The small press collections at the Zentralbibliothek Bern, Switzerland

  • Kulturbiblioteket Stadsteatern, Stockholm, Sweden

  • Tate's Artist's Book collection, London, UK

  • University of West England Library, Bistrol, UK

  • The University College of London Library, UK

  • West Dean College of Art and Conservatory, Chichester, UK

  • The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Collection of Visual Poetry, USA