Saturnism is a severe chronic disease resulting from accidental or professional exposure to lead. The name derives from “Saturn”, Roman god associated with this metal by alchemists. This poster is a semi-ironic reflection on the choice of using outdated and potentially dangerous printing techniques.
ASCII art reinterpreted through the discipline of typesetting with Remington and Landi movable type, printed in ink and silver powder on a proof press.
Author: Gabriele Fumero
Printing: Archivio Tipografico
Format: 35×50 cm
Paper: Fedrigoni Sirio Dark Blue 180 gsm
Limited edition of 100 hand-numbered copies