katie | 29.11.2005 16:44 | Culture
We're looking for people who would like to:
- do a stall on Sunday Feb 12 to promote their zines/distro/artwork
- contribute zines or artwork to display.
- get involved in organizing the event (probably easier if you live in Manchester though)
- put on a workshop on Feb 12. workshops can be anything you like as long as it relates somewhat to the general principles of the event.
some ideas we've had so far are:
- 15 minutes of fame of a fanzine writer - writing personal stuff in zines
- map-making zines
- zines and the internet - debate
- advert redesign / subvertising
- copyright / anti-copyright / Creative Commons licenses
- blags - free photocopying etc.
- beginners zine writing workshop - with a panel of experienced
- how to do readings for shy people
- writing (positive, non-exploitative) smut
- feminist zines
- politics of DIY
No homophobic/racist/sexist behaviour or materiel will be tolerated. Party-political literature isn't welcome in the Basement, and also the Basement is a vegan space (and you can get nummy vegan food at the cafe).
To get involved or get more information email: