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Alex Wrekk's Blog – October 2008 Archive (3)

Word: a Celebration of font and text exhibit

So, I tired to post this in the events section and it wouldn't work!

I was asked to take part in this exhibit, which is awesome! I even had to write an artist statement and stuff. It is at the Interstate Firehouse Culture Center that is 3 blocks away from my house. I made a giant collage of images from Brainscan and I have two shelves of my zines.... all of the zines I have printed since 2003.

Other pieces include artist books, posters by various Portland printers, zine… Continue

Added by Alex Wrekk on October 30, 2008 at 12:08pm — No Comments

warm bed, old zines, zine art show, IPRC, and the Portland Zine Symposium Planning...

I'm currently in my bed in my cold room with my laptop under a fake down comforter that is fantastically warm and making me not want to get out of bed into the rest of the frigid house. You see, apparently our house has been entered into some sort of contest to see who can hold out from turning their heat on the longest. I'm usually the only one here during the day I just close my self in the office and wear my new hat with ear flaps to stay warn. I stay even warmer on days where I have coffee… Continue

Added by Alex Wrekk on October 25, 2008 at 10:01am — No Comments

Back from traveling, Stolen Sharpie Revolution and a zine fest in Utah...

So, My sister and I just spent 4 days driving my grandmother's car with a trailer full of stuff back from central Texas (Temple, TX to be exact) We barely missed a snowstorm in Wyoming and Utah and dodged the pelting rains that it turned into once it hit Kansas. Stopped off to eat vegan food at Watercourse in Denver, stayed with our friend James in SLC and had lunch at Sage's and diner at the Vertical diner. Left Salt Lake City at 6Am yesterday, picked up some hitchhiking punks in Hermiston,… Continue

Added by Alex Wrekk on October 16, 2008 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

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