Self-publishing workshop 
& artists’ books  

@
Møllendalsveien 68A, Bergen

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*/Self-publishing workshop
    Risograph printing
    Den Kulturelle Skolesekken

*/Pamflett publication projects
    Åsne Eldøy
    Snorre Magnar Solberg
    Lisa Him-Jensen
    Narves1biblioteket
    Vegard Vindenes
    Jessica Williams

*/Other prints & publications
    Pauseromsplakater
    Fanzine de Amore
    Tulipan
    Risoforeningen nyhetsbrev

*/Bergen Art Book Fair
    2019
    2018
    2017
    2016
    2015
    2014
    2013

*/Other events
    Fanzinekveld de Amore
    Meet and Greet at Printed Matter
    Rui Tenreiro - Lanterns of Nedzu
    B-Open - Norden til Bergen
    Fanzinekveld Tag Team Studio  
    Night at the Museum   
    DRAFT comic weekend 2016

*/Exhibitions
    Lars Müller Books
    Katarina Skjønsberg
    Linn Horntvedt
    Pamflett Studio
    Skeivt Arkiv 
    Torgeir Stige
    Studio Feixen
    Sindre Goksøyr
    Håkon Holm-Olsen

*/Participated @
    Unfold Shanghai Art Book Fair 2020
    B*astard Kunstbokmesse 2020
    Los Angeles Art Book Fair 2020  
    Frankfurt Buchmesse 2019
    New York Art Book Fair 2019
    Poekhali 2019
    NAP focus, Kunstnernes hus
    Shanghai Art Book Fair 2019
    Miss Read Berlin 2019
    Coast Contemporary 2018
    Multiple Art Days Paris 2018
    Poekhali 2018
    Bastard Kunstbokmesse 2018
    ABZ Aarhus 2017
    Oslo Fotobokfestival 2017
    Bastard Kunstbokmesse 2017
    ABChina Shanghai 2017
    Tokyo Art Book Fair 2016
    New York Art Book Fair 2014
    Tokyo Art Book Fair 2012 

*/Other projects
    Kiosken  
    Norsk Risoforening


Pamflett receives funding from



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Mark

Self-publishing workshop with risograph 




What is Riso?


The digital duplicator, also called risograph, from the japanese company RISO, is a unique “copy machine”. It combines the high speed of a copier and a silk screen like result. Printing one by one layer of color, with a color library ranging from flourescent to metallics.
Originally an office machine, and not really intended for the art market, the machine has quirks like challenging registration, smudging and not being able to print on anything other than bulky uncoated paper.  



Greener prints


The Risograph is also environmentally friendly with ink based on soy waste material from rice farming and using little power compared to other similar printers, and where digital laser print is melted plastic. That is also why your prints look shiny even on matt paper. We print mostly on Munken papers, produced in Sweden at one of the worlds most sustainable paper factories. 


Colors at Pamflett


DOWNLOAD SWATCHES HERE! 

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#000000 BLACK

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#5EC8E5 AQUA

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#0078BF BLUE (BOTH MACHINES)

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#00838A TEAL

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#00A95C GREEN (B4 SIZE ONLY)

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#44D62C FLOURESCENT GREEN

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#FFE800 YELLOW

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#FF665E RED (BOTH MACHINES)

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#D2515E MARINE RED

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#FF48B0 FLOURESCENT PINK

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#765BA7 PURPLE

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#88898A LIGHT GREY





Make publications


We do not provide the full-service of assembling books, but our workshop is free to use for everyone that wants to work on their publication and we are here to help! We have the essentials: paper giljotin, staples in different colors and cutting boards.


Workshop

  If you are a group of 3–6 people that want to learn to print with riso, please send us a request and we will make a workshop based on what you want to know or try out with the risograph!


PAPER


The risograph can only print on uncoated paper, between 80–250gsm. We have a selection of different papers available, but you are also welcome to bring your own – as long as its uncoated and between the limits of paper weight. Recycled paper can have trouble absorbing the ink because it might contain fragments of plastic. 
We usually stock paper from Munken (usually Pure and Lynx) 



Machines at Pamflett


At Pamflett we got 2 Riso duplicators: 2-color A3+ format and 1-color B4 format! Both machine can print on A3 paper, but the print area is A3 and B4. We also have screen print maker Riso Gocco Pro 100 that make screen in approx 30 x 70 cm. 




RISO MZ770E - 2-COLOR RISOGRAPH
Our oldest champ. This can print two colors in “one go”, with its two drums. The machine itself is from 2005, so it comes with a few extra quirks. Print area is A3, and biggest paper size is SRA3. This machine has the following colors:  

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RISO CV3230 - 1-COLOR RISOGRAPH
A more “mobile” risograph. This can print one color in “one go”. The machine is fairly new, and came to Pamflett in the fall of 2019. Print area is B4, and biggest paper size is A3. This machine have the following colors: 

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RISO GOCCO PRO - DIGITAL SCREEN PRINT MAKER
Print out stencils for screen printing with the Gocco! Maximum size is 30 x 70, but no chemicals or waiting time. 



RAPID ELECTRIC STAPLER 
Bind you books/zines superfast with the electric stapler!