Thursday, June 24, 2010


Auckland Zinefest - back for a second edition.

Auckland zine makers, zine lovers, and DIY self publishers can get together for a free event we hope to be bigger and better than last year's! Featuring a whole bunch of fresh talent, as well as the return of zine veterans too.

Featuring a zine market upstairs in St Kevins Arcade, and free workshops and talks downstairs in Wine Cellar, throughout the day.

Talks by long-time zine maker from Wellington Bryce Galloway of Incredibly Hot Sex With Hideous People fame "Zines, Scenes, and the Economy of Means"; and Richard Cooke who will be comparing/contrasting his work with both underground zines and commercial magazines.

Also featuring a paper making workshop by Tes Clark from Cross Street Studios; "Fan Letters to Fan Zines" workshop with Tessa Stubbing; and Steven Lyons will be presenting a workshop on "Collaborative Creation and Improvisation."

There will also be a collaborative zine-making workshop throughout the day, screen-printing facilities, the Cross Street Zine Library on display, as well as "Zine of the Fest" award to be announced on the day.

Come and get creative!

Timetable to be updated closer to the date.

Zinefest runs from 11am - 4pm.

After party to be announced soon - after party will be held at Wine Cellar and Whammy Bar, entry is free from around 7pm.

Auckland Zinefest is kindly supported by the K Road Business Association, Alleluya Cafe and Wine Cellar.

You can RSVP to the Facebook event here!

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