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Small Press Fest

16/07/22 2pm

Free

RSVP below for this in-person event.

Join us for a day of books, zines, films, and poetry, celebrating small-press and independent publications.

Explore, engage with, and meet a variety of publishers, practices, and young voices at the intersection of art, writing, and radical publishing.

                                                                                                      the87press
                                                                                  Barakunan
                                                                   daikon*
                                             Haramacy
             Khidr Collective

will occupy booths displaying and selling their respective publications.

A selection of artist short films, curated by HOAX, will be screened throughout the day.

Film Programme I Watched in Amazement:

. Tiny Bubbles in the Wine by Sadia Pineda Hameed (2019, 5:07 mins.)
. Dictionary of Military Terms by Maryam Monalisa Gharavi (2015, 5:56 mins)
. How to Interview a Person You’ve Never Met! by Alif Ibrahim (2020, 4:58 mins)
. The Metro Has Turned Into a Microwave by Pranavesh Subramanian (2021, 3:33 mins)
. Wrestling Blues by Yarli Allison and Yin Lo (2019-2020, 6:06 mins)
. Sometimes Kate Gorman Emails Me by Samiya Bashir (2015, 12:47 mins)
. High from Miami Beach by Alice Bucknell (2019, 8:09 mins)
. #DeleteTheBeans by Abbas Zahedi (2020, 13:03 mins)

3:30-4pm:

Barakunan, alongside experimental musician and sound designer, Alexander Faingold, will be presenting their audiovisual interactive performance, The Podium, in which the audience, through interaction with the performers onstage, slowly transforms into the speaker of a public address as one cohesive body.

4:30-6pm:

Poetry readings by

          Sarona Abuaker
                                        Zia Ahmed
                                                     Eve-Esfandiari-Denney
                                                                                                Mira Mattar
                                                                                                                    Memoona Zahid

 

6:15-7pm:

Open mic session

 

The festival will include a book exchange corner.
We encourage you to bring a book you would like to share with others!

 

About the participants:

PUBLICATIONS

. the87press
. Barakunan
. daikon*
. Haramacy
. HOAX
. Khidr Collective 

POETS

. Sarona Abuaker
. Zia Ahmed
. Eve-Esfandiari-Denney
. Mira Mattar
. Memoona Zahid

ARTISTS

. Sadia Pineda Hameed
. Maryam Monalisa Gharavi
. Alif Ibrahim
. Pranavesh Subramanian
. Yarli Allison and Yin Lo
. Samiya Bashir
. Alice Bucknell
. Abbas Zahedi
. Alexander Faingold

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