Prince of Homburg (playbill)

P. Staff


About the edition

This print was created by P. Staff and produced in DCA Print Studio as part of 2020 Editions: a portfolio of prints created to mark an extraordinary, challenging year, and to support DCA's recovery from a crisis that has gripped the entire cultural sector.

As the UK-wide lockdown that began in March 2020 drew to a close, we invited a group of artists who had participated in our programme to submit work to be developed with our team in DCA Print Studio and included in a portfolio. Some had worked with us recently; others had taken part in projects soon after we opened in 1999, but all of them gave their time and work generously in support of DCA, and we are incredibly grateful to them.

The project came with some built-in specifications – shape, size, edition number – but the remarkable diversity of the finished works eloquently reflects the range of our programme, and the possibilities of working with our Print Studio.

The print I have made for DCA's edition is a two colour, screen printed poster to accompany my exhibition The Prince of Homburg, which took place from June to September in 2019. The poster's design combines the format of an imagined 1970s theatrical playbill, an archival movie poster and style of leftist design co-operatives such as the The Detroit Printing Co-op, who produced tens of thousands of leftist books, pamphlets, and posters from 1970 to 1980. P. Staff

Other prints included in the 2020 Editions portfolio:

Prints can be bought individually or as a portfolio of all 10 prints.


Year 2020
Edition of 30
Media Screenprint on Zerkall Smooth White 145gsm paper 
Dimensions 42 x 29.7cm 
Signature Numbered on verso in pencil and accompanied by a publisher’s certificate of authenticity

About P. Staff

P. Staff (b.1987, UK) lives and works in Los Angeles and London. Their work combines video installation, performance and publishing. They have exhibited extensively, gaining significant recognition and awards for their work which is held in private and public collections internationally. Staff received their BA in Fine Art and Contemporary Critical Studies from Goldsmiths University of London in 2009. They completed the LUX Associate Artists Programme and studied Contemporary Dance at The Place in London, in 2011. Their work has been exhibited at the Serpentine Galleries, London (2019); Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2017); New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (2017); Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (2016); Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver (2016); Serpentine Galleries, London (2015); Chisenhale Gallery, London (2015); and Tate Modern, London (2012), among others.

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