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Abq Zine Fest

Saturday Oct 8, 2016

1417 Fourth Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
US

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See the works of graphic and mixed-media artists whose visual medium is the zine.

ABQ Zine Fest SIX!!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2016 11am-6pm

at The Tannex, GRAFT & The Small Engine Gallery

ABQ Zine Fest (ABQZF) is an inclusive, public event for graphic and mixed-media artists whose visual medium is the zine (zinesters). Zines are experimental, often illustrated, hand drawn or collaged ephemera, as experienced in the age of DADA. Zine subjects can range from the personal to the political and often focus on expanding conceptions of art. ABQZF, in its 6th year, is the only festival in New Mexico for zinesters to meet, exchange and discuss their work with the public, and to form new creative collaborations, yielding further artistic exploration. ABQZF fosters a non-competitive, diverse, queer-friendly, creative environment for zinesters.

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ABQ Zine Fest seeks:

+ Volunteers (Before, during and after the fest)!

+ Independent Sponsors (printing, media, food, coffee, dinners, donuts, etc.!

+ Perfomers willing to donate some TIME and ENERGY for fundraising events!

+ Great prizes for raffles!

+ Venues to host zine-raising events!

+ Donuts. Did we mention donuts?

+ ZINESTERS - - start working on those zines NOW, there's never enough time!

And . . .

The power of your words and your MOUTH. Can't do it without you, we can't, and we don't want to. JOIN US -- ABQZF is always a good time.

 

Get in touch:

abqzinefest.com (updates soon!)

abqzinefest AT gmail DOT com

sign-up for our newletter: tinyletter.com/abqzinefest

ABQ Zine Fest -- PRE-ZINE FEST events thoughout SEPTEMBER.

ABQ Zine Fest -- Saturday, October 8th The Tannex, Small Engine and Graft.

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ABQ Zine Fest Six is brought to you with the support of the Fulcrum Fund.

See also: Culture Shock

Our Own Fractured Narratives

Taleen Kali finds the space to get weird in DUM DUM Zine

Taleen Kali
Taleen Kali and DUM DUM Zine

ABQ Zine Fest organizers Marya Errin Jones and Liza Bley are at it again. This year's iteration of the celebration of self-created and printed media—the sixth such gathering—is happening on Saturday, Oct. 8, across three spaces—the Tannex, GRAFT and Small Engine Gallery. The first year I tabled at ABQ Zine Fest, the course of my life was changed forever by the friendships that were formed. This year's celebration of the medium, with support from the Fulcrum Fund, is sure to be just as life-altering for all who make their way to Barelas to exchange the handmade publications they've so lovingly written, drawn, cut, copied, bound and stapled. This year also marks the first visit of LA zine virtuoso Taleen Kali, editor in chief of DUM DUM Zine. DUM DUM Zine consistently challenges the expression of the zine medium, presenting experimental art and literature that might take the shape of a disc, a multi-media box or a newspaper. Kali, a writer, artist, musician and punk rock yoga instructor, exchanged a few emails with me a few weeks before her visit. Our exchange was as follows.

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