Glasgow Zine Fest
The first Glasgow Zine Fest was held on Sunday May 1st, with tablers over spread over 3 floors of The Old Hairdressers.
Other related events ran on April 30th including: a bookbinding workshop led by Marion Archibald, GRRRL STUFF - a drop-in DIY zine, badge making, body positivity workshop for girls aged 8-16 led by Trudi Lang, a gal-dem film screening and podcast recording, a talk on Zine Content and Curation with GZF and TYCI (a women led multimedia platform based in Glasgow), the UK Premiere of short film "Lost Grrrls: Riot Grrrl in Lost Angeles" by US director Vega Darling, and a screening of "Revolution Riot Grrrl Style" by French director Sonia Gonzalez, and an opening party.
2017 was a 2-day event at CCA Glasgow.
Along with the main zine fair, they again hosted other events over the weekend including screenings, talks, seminars, and a series of practical workshops in zine-making. The Glasgow School of Art Zine Collection and Glasgow Women's Library also had pop-up stalls to share zines from their collections.
The Punk Singer - a documentary about Kathleen Hanna, a short documentary about conceptual text-based artist Lawrence Weiner, Big Gold Dream, the Scottish Premiere of Laura Israel's documentary on the legendary photographer & film maker Robert Frank
A pop-up kids printing workshop, Design School workshop with O Street, make your own zine with Salford Zine Library, zine making techniques with Sarah Amy Fishlock, Poetry & Editing with RAUM, Wild and Kindlings Riot Corner - a workshop is aimed at 8-16 year olds.
A roundtable discussion and "What should I make? How should I make it? Where should I put it?" - a public lecture by David Bellingham, a public lecture by CCA Director and writer Francis McKee, a talk on the work of Swedish artists Carl Johan De Geer by Dr. Nina Bacos