Small Press Fest
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.
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)
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.
Poetry readings by
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:
. Khidr Collective
. Sarona Abuaker
. Zia Ahmed
. Mira Mattar
. Memoona Zahid
. Sadia Pineda Hameed
. Maryam Monalisa Gharavi
. Alif Ibrahim
. Pranavesh Subramanian
. Yarli Allison and Yin Lo
. Samiya Bashir
. Alice Bucknell
. Abbas Zahedi
. Alexander Faingold