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Alexander Cooper is Year 2 Coordinator: Specialist Practices on BA (Hons) Graphic and Media Design. Prior to this, he ran the letterpress workshop from 2004 to 2016.
Alex graduated in 2003 with a BA (Hons) in Typo/Graphic Design and completed his MA at University of Brighton in 2013.
As a letterpress practitioner, his research focuses on the interaction between content and process, exploring the relationship between technology and historical methods of production within a post-digital landscape.
He has worked, exhibited and spoken about his work internationally, including:
He co-designs, publishes and edits an annual journal, Im-Pressed, with colleague Tim Hutchinson who he has collaborated with since 2013.
This occasional publication explores the territory between analogue and digital typography and language, challenging assumptions through an evolving series of experiments.
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