December 06, 2005

WORKSHOP | WORD UP : Publishing, Zines + Blogs Workshop

Adelaide Bank Festival of Arts 2006
Registrations are now open for the Artists' Week ARI 2006 Workshops
Closing date: February 3, 2006

WORD UP : Publishing, Zines + Blogs Workshop
Thursday 9 March 2006, 2pm - 5pm
State Library of SA, Lecture Theatre
The internet and 'do it yourself' publishing are providing opportunities for artists to create their own publishing outlets and channels. With an aim to support critical dialogue, reviews and discussion on contemporary Australian art - a recent surge of blogs, magazines and publications are bringing the work of emerging and younger artists to a wider public. This workshop will focus on strategies for publication for students, emerging artists and recent graduates.
Facilitated by:
Din Heagney (Vic) - artpimp blogger
Lily Hibberd (Vic) - Editor, un magazine
Ianto Ware (SA) - Writer + Zine publisher

For further information and registration details go to or contact Lucy Guster <>. Please note that applicants must indicate on the registration form whether they wish to attend one or both of the workshops.

Artists' Week 2006 is curated by Julianne Pierce and will be held at Elder Hall and other venues from March 4 - 8. The full program will be in the Visual Arts Guide available FREE from February 7 2006. To register for a copy of the Visual Arts Guide go to the Adelaide Bank Festival of Arts 2006 website. The Artists' Week 2006 Artist Run Initiative (ARI) workshops are generously assisted by the Helpmann Academy, SA School of Art and Australian Network for Art and Technology.

December 02, 2005


January 2006 (Dates to be finalised)
Facilitated by: Anand V. Taneja, Samit Basu + Sarai.txt Editorial Collective + Vishwajyoti Ghosh, Sarnath Bannerjee

Blogs/Zines/Comix is a workshop designed to introduce you to the discussion and production of three exciting media forms. If you ever wanted to make and design your own blog, edit your own zine or draw your own comics, then this workshop is for you. Interact with leading comic book writers based in Delhi such as former Sarai Independent Fellows Sarnath Bannerjee and Vishwajyoti Ghosh, find out what keeps the blogosphere active by talking to hot bloggers Samit Basu, Anand Taneja and others, and have a hands on experience in designing and editing broadsheets with the Sarai.txt team.

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EVENT | Fine Print: Alternative Media, NY

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center presents Fine Print: Alternative Media at P.S.1, a series of public programs co-organized with innovative publications from New York and nationwide. One of the country’s original alternative spaces for contemporary art, P.S.1 is working with numerous alternative publications to produce a range of programs involving panel discussions, readings, lectures, music, performances, and play.

From December 2005 through June 2006, Fine Print will feature events on literature, politics, photography, sound art, stencil art, and even the legacy of Iron Chef. Participating publications include The Believer, Bidoun, Cabinet, Clear Cut Press, Esopus, Influence, The Journal of Aesthetics & Protest, Mass Appeal, n+1, The Relay Project, and Topic.

All programs will be recorded for the audio-archive on Fine Print: The BelieverEric Fischl, Cory Arcangel, and Matthew Ronay
Thursday, December 8, 6:00 p.m.
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center
22-25 Jackson Avenue at 46th Avenue
Long Island City,
New York 11101

The inaugural program features talks by artists Eric Fischl, Cory Arcangel, and Matthew Ronay in conjunction with The Believer’s December art-themed issue. A monthly magazine devoted to reviews and interviews, The Believer is known for its trademark bravado, enthusiasm, and eclecticism. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Tickets may be picked up in the Main Lobby of P.S.1 the day of this event.

For updated information please check, or call (718) 784-2084 for more information.