Shift MN will be tabling at the 2017 Twin Cities Zine Fest! We will be handing out free copies of our zines, which cover a range of topics such as smoking cessation, cooking and food, summer survival, and more. Make sure to RSVP on Facebook!
The 13th annual Twin Cities Zine Fest will take place place Saturday September 30th from 11 am-5 pm at the Minnesota Center For Book Arts (1011 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis). TCZF 2017 will be the largest in the event’s history, with more than 90 zinesters exhibiting their publications.
• 12:00 to 1:00 A Brief History of Comics: Guy Thomas presents a history of comics, from historical proto-sequential art to the modern day. Come learn about and discuss all things comic!
• 1:30 to 2:30 Doodle Jam!: Logan Kruidenier hosts a one-hour doodle jam! This workshop includes exercises that spotlight quick and easy processes to unblock your brain and create all kinds of art.
• 3:00 to 4:00 Mini Zine Storage Boxes: Carolyn Swiszcz teaches you how to make a slipcover box for your zines! Using found or recycled materials, you'll walk away with a cool way to display your zines.
• Throughout the day Monica Edwards Larson will be demonstrating letterpress printing on the Sister Black (Bike) Press, a mobile printing and publishing studio.
The Twin Cities Zine Fest is a volunteer-run event working to sustainably support self-publishing and the DIY ethic in our communities.
TCZF 2017 artwork was created by Minneapolis artist and zinester Chan Chau.