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A Zine Thing

"Its time we had a zine thing on the peninsula!" 
 
This was the drive behind the birth of A Zine Thing.
 
A *place to come meet up with fellow zinesters, discuss, write, read, make, share, create, trade, illustrate, collaborate & celebrate everything zine!
*group/congregation/collective bunch of enthusiasts etc.. physical venue for meetings changes depending on event
 
More recently, Tasha has been facilitating a range of creative workshops across Melbourne. This has evolved from her love of sharing zines and encouraging children and young adults to express themselves through this medium.
Expect to see many more workshops in the future via A Zine Thing.
 
Stay tuned for upcoming events!
 
Get in touch: azinething@gmail.com

Website: http://www.facebook.com/AZineThing
Location: Frankston, Melbourne, Australia
Members: 23
Latest Activity: on Sunday

NEWS, WORKSHOPS, EVENTS & OTHER ZINE THINGS:

We have a few upcoming workshops and events we are supporting over the next month, please go to our fb site to keep up to date with our involvement in the wider Melbourne community. A Zine Thing.

PAST EVENTS:

A Zine Thing presents : ZINEVENT !

@ CUBE 37 
Davey Street, Frankston 
(next to Frankston Arts Centre)
Saturday 19th July // 11am - 4pm

*FREE workshops & open #Makerspace 

*Reading lounge area w/traveling zine library

*Milk-crate soap-box readings & various acoustic musical performances(w/open mic & tbc artist appearances..) 

*Collaborative projects; The Big Draw, Post it project etc..

*Ask a Zinester; talk to local artists and creators 

*Re-launch of 'THIS IS FRANKSTON' Community Zine 

*Stalls showcasing our amazing local creatives; zines, comics, independent music and more..

*Full schedule of events TBA... soon!

FB EVENT PAGE FOR FURTHER INFO:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1446300155610768/

ZINES HEART FRANKSTON

Zine loving Frankstonites,

Lets congregate around cups of caffeinated creative fuel and chat over ideas about the upcoming International Zine Month (aka July) and turn them into plans of awesome proportions, F-town style!

11am @ Cafeholics, Sunday 1st June

See you there!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1431566743763151/

ZINE NEWS: I (Tasha) chat with #TheScreeverZine about #AZineThing for a feature in Issue #4

Get your copy now via glassofspit.co.uk 

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PAST EVENTS:
"THIS IS FRANKSTON" A Community Zine Project
It's time we started thinking about collaborative zine projects!
 
At the January social catch up we discussed a few possible topical points about frankston city, and I think we should put these, and any others you can think of, together in the form of a community zine project.
 
The end result is intended to be a documented, real depiction of how frankston  is seen and lived in and what it means to by those that live/work/visit here. This zine will contain words and images drawn from our time spent in frankston: our experiences; honest and raw memories; celebrated and mourned positive and negative and perfectly ugly and conflictingly beautiful all at once - all of it!
 
Submission forms are available from local hangouts & the submission box is in the frankston libraries foyer. 1ST ROUND SUBMISSIONS DUE 31st MARCH.
 
For further information check out the fb event page,

https://www.facebook.com/AZineThing#!/events/461824530547658/

or get in contact, azinething@gmail.com

NOV 26th - Perzine Workshop, 6-8pm @ Sam Merrifield Library, Moonee Ponds, FREE!

https://www.facebook.com/events/435624156549057/

NOV 30th - Super casual cafe meet up Cafeholics @ 2pm on Saturday 30th November.

Meet! Discuss! Read! Coffee! Sell! Trade! Zines and all related things! 

https://www.facebook.com/events/1430585640496571/

DEC 10th - Don't card what you can ZINE workshop @ Sam Merrifield Library, Moonee Ponds, 6-8pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/211449399029820/

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Comment by Tasha on April 1, 2013 at 5:02pm

About to embark on a sorting of submissions mission - wish me luck zinesters!

Comment by Tasha on March 24, 2013 at 12:30am

Harps - this makes me all kinds of happy!

I truly hope they contribute - one doesn't need to be well read to share a story or veiw point, although it can help get your point across, simple language can be just as effective. There is no way to qualify your legitamacy to be part of a community based project other than existing and sharing!

I am getting excited to see what kind of stories we can uncover to spread via This Is Frankston!  

Comment by comrade harps on March 5, 2013 at 5:01am

Had a bloke at Frankston library yesterday who was keen on writing for This Is Frankston. He prefaced his discussion by announcing that he wasn't very good at reading. He later took several submission forms to share with friends. This could be a literacy success story!

 

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