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An Introduction to Zines

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Led by Soapbox artist Candy González

Learn all about zines, independent DIY publications, at this virtual workshop with The Soapbox, a West Philadelphia-based community print shop and zine library. Soapbox artist Candy González will lead participants through zines as a medium, including hands-on activities and strategies for making digital zines. Registration is limited. Reserve your spot by emailing wh@writing.upenn.edu.

Candy Alexandra González is a Little Havana-born and raised, Philadelphia-based, multidisciplinary visual artist, poet, activist and trauma-informed educator. Currently, Candy’s artwork explores themes of body politics, fat phobia and self-healing through photography, poetry, printmaking and papermaking. Candy received their MFA in Book Arts + Printmaking from the University of the Arts in 2017. Since graduating, they have been a 40th Street Artist-in-Residence in West Philadelphia, a West Bay View Fellow at Dieu Donné in Brooklyn, NY, a Picasso Project Resident Artist at Kensington Health Sciences Academy in North Philadelphia, and a Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation Micro-Grant Recipient. www.candyalexandragonzalez.com

The Soapbox is a nonprofit community print shop, book and zine making center, and library of 3,500 rare handmade publications. Since 2011, we have been offering affordable workshops, equipment access, art exhibits, readings, a reading room, and edible printing events.

Details

Date:
October 1
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

The Soapbox

Venue

1108
Phone:
215-746-7636
Website:
http://writing.upenn.edu/wh/calendar/1020.php#1