The 6th Annual Zine Dream Small Press Fair. A Weekend long celebration of self-publishing!
Friday August 2nd:
Nieves Zine Library & Innen Shop Window Display at Art Metropole – 1490 Dundas Street West
A full retrospective of the Nieves Zine Library alongside a specially designed display of Innen Shop including an on-glass-installation in the window at Art Met.
Fear of Punk / Fear of Art – Communication Gallery – 209 Harbord St
An exhibition celebrating contemporary punk art. Fear Of Punk / Fear Of Art highlights the creative output of current punk artists, bringing their work out of its usual context while exploring intersections between punk rock, art and print culture. Curated by Ben Needham and Tara Bursey.
Saturday August 3rd / Panel Discussion – Xpace Cultural Centre – 303 Lansdowne Avenue
Xpace hosts a panel discussion with Mary “Mack” Tremonte, Michael Comeau and more TBA.
Over the last few decades, the form and content of zines as well as the way they are created and disseminated has changed. From punk fanzines to contemporary photo zines, postal to online dissemination, and intersections between art, politics, comics, music and literature, this intergenerational zine talk will explore shifts and similarities between zines and self-publishing practices of the past and present.
Sunday August 4th / Zine Dream Small Press Art Fair – The TRANZAC – 292 Brunswick Avenue
Over 50 exhibitors of self published art books, comics, crafts, music, zines and much more! Visit http://zinedream.com/ for a list of exhibitors.
TZL Note: We’ll be tabling, and you can get our newest issue of Zine-o-File!