Zines were the blogs of the ’90s—homemade, alternative publications that allowed the creator to dedicate pages and pages to whatever interested them and their respective subculture. While the most common platform of self-published expression is now digital, many artists, writers and activists continue to make and trade zines, preffering to commit their thoughts to the printed page.
Today and tomorrow, September 3rd and 4th, SF Zine Fest comes to the San Francisco County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park. A huge showcase of zines covering anything ranging from street art photography to cycling, the festival is bound to appeal to a wide spectrum of readers. The Bay Area-based photography collective and veteran zine-makers Hamburger Eyes have an art show in the festival, accompanied by a Q&A today at 2:30. Other activities include a silkscreening workshop and several talks led by zine creators. For fans of all things DIY, Zine Fest is not to miss.
Image Source: http://SFZineFest.org
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