Dexter Sinister

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Co-operated by Stuart Bailey & David Reinfurt, Dexter Sinister constitutes a triangle of activities: (a) a publishing imprint, a workshop & bookstore, and a pseudonym making site/time-specific work in art venues. David graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1993, Yale University in 1999, and formed the design studio O-R-G in 2000. Stuart graduated from the University of Reading in 1994, the Werkplaats Typografie in 2000, and co-founded the journal Dot Dot Dot the same year. Dexter Sinister was originally set up to model a ‘Just-In-Time’ economy of print production, counter to the contemporary assembly-line realities of large-scale publishing. This involves avoiding waste by working on-demand, utilizing local cheap machinery, considering alternate distribution strategies, and collapsing distinctions of editing, design, production and distribution into one efficient activity. Since then, their work has branched (pragmatically) into many different contexts and venues.


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Dexter Sinister, Stampa programmata, 2017, installation of the process of the four color printing (CMYK) on Munari’s Tetracono. 100 x 70 cm each, unique copy,

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