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Zine-Making Workshop in Eastport

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Lauren Koss | BDN
Lauren Koss | BDN

On Tuesday, August 12th at 1pm, join Devon Kelley-Yurdin for an introductory zine-making workshop. Zines, short for “magazine” or “fanzine”, are small, self-published books usually produced using a photocopier. This workshop will explore the history of this form of underground publishing, as well as introduce a few simple binding and layout techniques. The primary technique explored during the workshop will be how to create a book using a single piece of paper. The content of zines can be about anything; personal narrative, political commentary, recipe books, comics, fan art, self-promotion… the sky is the limit! Kids and adults of all ages are welcome, but participants under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Workshop tuition is $5-10 sliding scale, and paper and collage supplies will be provided. If you have preferred drawing utensils, or magazines to contribute to the collage library, please bring them along. Registration is recommended: call 853-4650 or email to register.

Devon Kelley-Yurdin is an Eastport-based artist illustrator with a passion for visual communication, self-publishing, and accessible art. She has worked as Publicity and Outreach Director for the Eastport Arts Center since June 2013, and has hosted many classes and workshops at the EAC aiming to use art to engage youth and create cultural connections within the community.