Zine-Making Workshop hosted by the Ch’Town Zine Fest!

Date: Saturday, October 22 at the Charlottetown Library Learning Centre

Where: Dominion Building, 97 Queen St, Charlottetown, PE – In the Maker-Space

Time: 10am to 1pm, FREE (registration required)

Join Jordan Beaulieu and Evan Furness in the Charlottetown Library Learning Centre’s maker-space for a free zine-making workshop in preparation for the Ch’town Zine Fest. Learn about the history of zines, different approaches to making them, and walk away with your own to keep, sell or trade with friends!

*UPDATE 14/10/22- This workshop is now full!* Pre-registration is required. Please email chtownzinefest@gmail.com to sign up.

This workshop is open to all ages, but an adult participant must accompany children under 12. Snacks and materials will be provided.

This workshop is hosted by the Ch’town Zine Fest and presented in partnership with the City of Charlottetown, Charlottetown Library Learning Centre and this town is small.

About the workshop hosts:

Jordan Beaulieu is a visual artist, book designer, and project organizer from eastern PEI. Their artistic practice combines pop media, poetry, DIY tactics, and rural living. They received a BFA from Concordia University and an MFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. They’re a member of this town is small and frequently collaborate on local projects such as Art in the Open, Festival Route 11, Radiant Rural Halls, and the River Clyde Pageant, as well as co-organizing the Ch’town Zine Fest.

Evan Furness is a visual and media artist based in rural PEI. His work uses video, installation, performance, bookmaking and drawing to explore connections between his daily experiences and wider popular culture. He received his Bachelors of Fine Art from Mount Allison University in 2018 and is co-orgnaizer of the Ch’town Zine Fest.

About the Ch’town Zine Fest:

Charlottetown Zine Fest (CZF) is a tabling fair for zine makers, small presses, artists, and all types of independent authors. The first-ever edition will take place in the Charlottetown Library and Learning Centre from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, November 5th. This event will be free and open to the public. Stop by throughout the day to browse and buy unique publications from dozens of participants. Table registration is free of charge, register here!


Follow along on the Ch’town Zine Fest Instagram for updates about the first edition of the festival!

ACCESSIBILITY INFORMATION

The Charlottetown Library Learning Centre is fully wheelchair accessible. There is access to gender-neutral washrooms. The full floor plan can be viewed on their website here: https://cllcroomrentals.ca/floorplan/ For any accessibility questions, please email Alexandra at info@thistownissmall.com

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