The 6th Annual Zine Dream Small Press Fair: a weekend long celebration of self-publishing in Toronto!
Fri Aug 02, 7pm:Nieves Zine Library (founded by Benjamin Sommerhalder in 2001 in Zurich) and Innen (an independent publisher founded by Hungarian graphic designer Aaron Fabian in 2006) at Art Metropole (1490 Dundas St W): 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 Metropole. Opening reception begins on Aug 02 at 7pm; exhibition continues until Aug 28, 2013.
Sat Aug 03, 1pm:'Generation Z' panel discussion at Xpace Cultural Centre (303 Lansdowne Ave) — Xpace hosts a panel discussion moderated by Tara Bursey, featuring Mary Tremonte, Michael Comeau, Eric Williams and Kendra Yee: 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.
Sun Aug 04, 12-5pm:
Zine Dream Small Press Art Fair at The Tranzac (292 Brunswick Ave): The main event! Over 50 exhibitors of self published art books, comics, crafts, music, zines and much more. PWYC. Visit zinedream.com for a list of exhibitors.