Thursday, January 24, 2008

Dates pencilled in

So the dates that we have pencilled in for the Signal periodical workshops are as follows,

Two creative workshops over two days. The plan is to run this program twice so we have a smaller group of people in each session. So depending on interest you will choose one set of the following dates:

Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 February, 3-6pm OR
and Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 February, 3-6pm

and then Four production workshops over a few weekends in March where we will be putting together a collaborative book, taken home at the end to read.

Saturday 1, Sunday 2, Saturday 15, Sunday 16 of March, 3-6pm

Registrations are open, please email to get involved.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Festival of the Photocopier

The Sticky Institute, our beloved stockists of indepedant press from everywhere including the boy that wrote a zine that lives over the fence, are having a festival celebrating the photocopier in February.

click here for the full details

The Signal workshops

A series of workshops tied together with string, investigating the process of ideas and development of practical skills in the realm of print production.
This project is about going beyond DIY, without losing integrity or the hands on, lived in approach to publishing.

Participants will initially engage in a weekend of creative workshops in early February. Exploring ideas punctuated with hands on activities, playing with words and experimenting with drawing. You will gain insight into producing content for publication and contribute finished pieces towards a collaborative publication.
Production will happen in March bringing together the work in a printed and bound form, the workshops will focus on the layout and print process, screenprinting, bookbinding and distribution.

All workshops are free and are open to 16 to 20 year olds with an enthusiasm for print expression and publication. Younger people will be considered.
Saturday and Sundays 3-6pm
Artplay on Birrarung Marr (behind Federation Square),
all details will be confirmed with participants.

To register your participation please contact Chay-Ya:
via email or telephone on 0432 672 899
Registrations close on Wednesday 30th January

This will be an ongoing project.
Inquires on further programs are welcome.