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Australian Zinesters

This is a group for all Australian zinemakers and lovers.

Location: Australia
Members: 177
Latest Activity: Jun 2

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2013 mca zine fair 5 Replies

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Comment by TimT on April 1, 2009 at 5:42pm
Not using the flag because racists use it is like not voting because racists vote. It might seem like a good idea at the time, but think what sort of bad effects it'll have down the track.
Comment by theinnertiger on April 1, 2009 at 5:32pm
My name is Sam and I have just finished a zine about the cult of Professional Wrestling. It features an essay by Roland Barthes on the representation of Good and Evil in wrestling, the Top 10 Wrestling Tragedies of the 21st Century, a royal rumble drinking game, a dictionary of pro wrestling lingo and some fantastic fan art to boot. If anyone wants one, please get in touch and I will send you one.
Sam Stoker
Comment by Bird in the Hand Zine Shop on April 1, 2009 at 5:14pm
Wollongong Zine Fair this weekend! 5th April - Wollongong City Gallery

please come x
Comment by Miss8 on March 14, 2009 at 5:55pm
Hi Everyone,

I've been on wemakezines for a little while now, and thought it probably time to introduce myself. I'm new to zine making, although I've been wanting to make one for a long time now and have always been interested in the wonderful world of zines. I'm more of a writer than an artist so I have teamed up with a good buddy of mine and we have nearly completed our first half-page zine - very exciting! I was hoping to check out the fair in good ol' god's country last weekend, but couldn't make it... Did anyone manage to get themselves and their zines down there? How was it?

Comment by Bird in the Hand Zine Shop on March 5, 2009 at 9:00pm
MCA Zine Fair is on Sunday 24 May. Less tables than last time so get registering for your tablespace. $15 a table, Stall bookings: 02 9245 2484
Comment by lilloulouRIOT on March 5, 2009 at 1:32am
I've just started organising a DIY festival to be held in Melbourne some time later this year which will hopefully include a zine/craft fair as well as workshops, discussions, bands and other entertainment http://community.livejournal.com/diydiymydarling/
Comment by lilloulouRIOT on March 3, 2009 at 6:25am
hey, just thought I'd introduce myself.. I'm reasonably new to zine making, only having released two so far. I live in Footscray, Vic. Would love to meet some other zinesters and go to zinester gatherings, unfortunately missed out on the recent ILCW due to DRAMA, DRAMA, DRAMA.. would especially love to meet other zinesters/DIYsters with young children.

Comment by kami on March 3, 2009 at 2:57am
adelaide zine and DIY fair Saturday March 14th 12 noon to 5pm - 145 Hindley Street Adelaide (as part of Format / Fringe etc) hell, the official thing will be floating here somewhere i'm sure but this is at least a heads up
Comment by Zina KooK on March 1, 2009 at 12:19am
Hello Aussie zinesters!

I have a new zine called Hangin' on Cleveland Street. I recently moved into a house on Cleveland Street and was inspired to make this zine after seeing so many fascinating, hilarious and just plain random things on what I think is a one of Sydney’s most underrated streets!

Here's a bit onfo on it...


I'm not charging for the zine - only for the postage! If you would like to get your hands on a copy please drop me a line at kookzine[at]hotmail.com and I'll let you know the postage cost for your location. Trades also welcome!

Zina x
Comment by Artists books 3.0 on February 24, 2009 at 9:26pm
FYI: There are three East coast zine fairs coming up soon.


Hazelhurst Regional Art Gallery Zine Fair
Gymea, Sutherland Shire
zine fair + forum + workshops
Saturday 7 March

If you are from Sydney, this is an exciting opportunity to see what's at the end of the train line! You could complete your excursion with a trip to the internationally famous Cronulla Beach! Or just help us inject a little alternative love into the Shire. Free mini cupcakes for everyone who books a table!

Zine Fair
9.30am to 4pm, Hazelhurst Foyer
To book a table call 8536 5700

Hear Zinesters talk about Zine Mutiny and also art and literature based zinemaking!

Zine Workshop for Young People (or the young at heart)
With Miss Helen
2 sessions: 10am to 12pm OR 2pm to 4pm
To learn the essential steps to Zine Publishing register for a session by Tel 8536 5700. Please note there is a $5 registration fee (all materials are provided).


Resurgence Queer Festival + Zine Fair/Markets
13th-15th March
Enmore, Sydney

Zine fair is on Sunday 15 March
Contact Bek for a stall: 0408297660
more info: http://resurgence2009.wordpress.com/


Wollongong City Gallery Zine Fair
Sunday 5 April

We also have a bunch of workshops and discussions:
Comic Workshop with Leigh Rigozzi
Graphic Poetry, Emerging Comic Forms & Hybrid Zines: discussion with Tamryn Bennett
Carbon Copy - alternative methods of printing workshop with Regina Walter
I did it my way: a panel discussion on DIY publishing with Pam Brown, Raquel Ormella, Leigh Rigozzi, chaired by Clementina Velasco
and exhibitions:
MULTIPLICITY: Prints and Multiples from the collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art and the University of Wollongong
Display of Zines, Artist Books & Ephemera from the collection of Glenn Barkley, Museum Of Contemporary Art Curator

when the zine fair is over we will have a show!

Tables are by donation of one zine. To book a table email wcgzinefair@gmail.com

For workshop bookings please phone the Gallery on 02 4228 7500 or email vvidulich@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

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