Mary Bruno Lets the End Times Roll

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From the small town of St. Joseph, MN, designer and letterpress artist Mary Bruno organizes a second letterpress broadside exchange to excite social activism. Lucky for us, her prophesy of optimism and engagement prevailed over the apocalypse. The End of Times project was hatched by Mary Bruno in December of 2011 in response to the mythic threat of the apocalypse, which — if you believed the Mayans — would arrive on 12/21/2012. “It also happened to be my birthday,” says Bruno. So, Bruno and letterpress pals decided to act before it was too late. The event was a success. The world did not end. Why not tempt fate a second time? Mary Bruno and 40 other letter press pals did just that: End of Times 2 is the focus of this feature.

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