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The Portland Zine Symposium is looking for art submissions for the 2012 poster. This year's theme is "Sea of Zines." Your art submission should be your creative interpretation of that theme.
The Portland Zine Symposium is free conference and zine social exploring facets of independent publishing and DIY culture. The Portland Zine Symposium is a two day event held in Portland, Oregon every summer since 2001. It consists of two days of of workshops,…Continue
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Also, folks who run distros. I need yoour help:
I’m working on creating a continuously update listing of zine…Continue
These are the two zines I created this year.They were each released already but have been repackaged and reprinted.
A tiny zine that reads like a snapshot. 1/12 legal sized (3"x4") 28 page mini zine, A single story wrapped in photocopier art. This zine takes place in an elevator between a 9th floor divorce lawyer and the ground and a bike ride home. It explores disappointments and the human inability to consider endings.
"We rode 9 stories down in…
Added by Alex Wrekk on September 16, 2011 at 12:58pm — No Comments
Happy International Zine Month! I have a great way for you to celebrate and help out the Portland Zine Symposium!Continue
Added by Alex Wrekk on July 13, 2011 at 1:09pm — No Comments
Hey, I turned Brainscan 21 into a digital format for people to read. This is not a zine. Zine are made of paper, this is made of 1s and 0s.
Added by Alex Wrekk on July 11, 2011 at 8:24am — No Comments
So, some of you may know about my history with Microcosm Publishing and Joe Biel. And, if you don’t, you can read this post here.
At the very end of last year a supposed public statement from Microcosm was posted here.
I posted my…Continue
1. I started a facebook page with lots more photos and updates and I finally started a portfolio of my custom button work.Go check it out.
2. i have a newsletter that I plan to send out updates every few months about zine projects and whatnot. I also offer discount codes for my Etsy shop! Sigh up for it here.
3. I have a blog where I…Continue
Added by Alex Wrekk on December 10, 2010 at 9:18am — No Comments
I have a new zine! And it is basically the What's the Deal With You And Microcosm? blog post plus a little more including a paragraph from Cindy Crabb clarifying a bit of her request.…
Added by Alex Wrekk on December 10, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments
The Copy Scams are a the band equivalent to a 24 hour zine!
Steve was visiting Portland from the UK and thought it might be fun to start a band while he was in the US. While he was in Portland he lived in a closet in the basement of the Spiral
house and tricked housemates Alex, paul and Marc to form a band in three
weeks before the 2010 Portland Zine Symposium.
In those three weeks they wrote, practiced, and recorded…Continue
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BRAINSCAN 25-This zine has been five start and stop years in the making. I finally finished it in October of 2009 at the Anchor Archive zine residency in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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