pulp (n) a soft, wet shapeless mass of material
PULP Paperworks is a team of experienced creatives, banded together by an obsession with paper, sustainability and all of the possibilities in-between. The PULP team are veteran bookbinders specialised in handmade processes and creative projects. With a compassion for the earth and for our local suppliers, PULP uses strictly environmentally and socially ethical materials. For us, sustainability is more than recycling or ‘recycled’ products, it also applies to our work ethic. PULP is a professional ecosystem of skills exchange and development, our team includes craftsmen and apprentices from our local community to produce high quality, conscious books. We bring together concepts from digital to analogue, bulk to bespoke - our team welcomes every challenge as a rule. PULP operates collaboratively, constantly developing new designs together with local guest artists, artisans and designers. PULP is for making your ideas come to life – from pulp to production.
PULP PAPERWORKS TEAM
bookbinder, book designer, workshop facilitator Victoria comes from a visual arts background, and as such has gained a wide range of experience from project management and production to teaching and facilitation. During the past five years, her energy has been focused primarily on creating a sustainable business out of her skills and interests. Having embraced the challenges that come with small businesses, she takes joy in each and every opportunity to learn, and to share what she has learned with others.
bookbinder bookartist, workshop facilitator Stephan is an established curator and artist who has exhibited works extensively both locally and internationally. He is also an experienced bookbinder with a specialisation in artist books. His artist books are housed in various local and international collections including the Library of Alexandria and the Jack Ginsberg Artist Book Collection. He has joined Pulp in this capacity, and brings his creative knowledge and love for the book form into every project. He is also a passionate workshop facilitator, having taught bookbinding skills workshops in various contexts for the past 20 years.
intern: bookbinding and desktop publishing Oteng is a multifaceted artist born, bred & currently residing in Johannesburg, South Africa. She cultivates both fine & digital arts, exploring her talent and conducting research to further inform her practice, which is currently concerned with her ancestral understanding of art & documentation - and why it runs through her veins. She is a bookbinding & publishing intern at Pulp Paperworks, where she utilises her artisan abilities to physically create artistic, environmentally-friendly monuments of documentation. She practices & enjoys journaling, gardening, yoga & Heartfulness meditation..
studio maintenance Vivian ensures the studio is kept clean, ordered and well managed amid the chaos of large book production projects, product development and workshops.
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