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  The British Channel Seen from the Dorsetshire Cliffs (detail) 1871

IMPACT 6 Image Galleries

By following the links below you can finally view galleries of images from the various stages of the 2009 conference in Bristol.

Preparations | Registration | Panel Sessions | Exhibitions |

Demonstrations | Poster Session | Open Portfolio | Miscellaneous

In September 2009 the Centre for Fine Print Research hosted the 6th International Multi-disciplinary Printmaking Conference. The first Impact conference was hosted at UWE in 1999 in association with the Royal West of England Academy and the Southern Graphics Council, USA.

The conference was attended by over 450 delegates from more than 25 countries with presentations of academic papers, workshops, print process demonstrations, exhibitions and lectures on a multitude of contemporary and historical print practices.



IMPACT Conferences, Events and Symposia

Digital Archives

Workshops and Masterclasses


Funding Awards

2.5 D Vector Driven Printing

IMPACT Conferences

In 2013 Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee are hosting IMPACT 8 in Dundee, Scotland, UK -

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Past Impact conferences have been held in:

2011 Monash University, Australia. Find out more on the conference website impact7.org.au/index.html

2009 UWE Bristol, England.  Conference proceedings published by Impact Press, 247 pages.  Available to buy from www.lulu.com/shop Or as an ebook/PDF www.lulu.com/shop

2007 Tallin, Estonia, organised collaboratively between the Estonian Printmakers' Association and Estonian Academy of Art, and was held at KUMU, a purpose built art museum in Tallinn. Find out more in the conference programme

2005 Poznan/Berlin, Germany, Unversität der Künste Berlin and the National Museum in Poznan coordinated by University of Tennessee. Find out more on the conference website

2003 South Africa, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town. Co-hosted with: Rhodes University School of Fine Art. Find out more on the conference website

2001 University of Art and Design Helsinki UIAH, Finland. Find out more on the conference website

1999 UWE Bristol, England Download the proceedings as a PDF