Zine Event June 27th @ Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Ahhh! Our fav Harlem spot to uncover Black history is hosting a zine event this week and we’ll have a table šŸ˜€ šŸ˜€ šŸ˜€ Tuesday, June 27, 2017, Zine Fair from 4-6pm followed by Panel Talk at 6:30 p.m.

We love every chance to expose young brown folks to alternative music and media that represents and validates our shared quirky, sometimes geeky interests. #PUNXSOFCOLOR

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Zines: Elaborate Disruption and Black Creativity

“The resurgence of zinesā€”self-published limited-distributionĀ worksā€”is stemming the tide of erasure, disrupting publishing,Ā and offering creative spaces for diverse voices withinĀ marginalized communities. Remembering zines likeĀ FIRE!!,Ā created in 1926Ā and ā€œdevoted to the young negro artist,ā€ author Steven G. Fullwood will join in conversationĀ with contemporary zine creators Devin N. Morris (3 DotĀ Zine), Nontsikelelo Mutiti (Nontsi), Kevin Harry (KHzines),Ā and Jermel Moody (maple:koyo) to elaborate on their zine-making practices and impact on publishing and creativity. TheĀ program will also feature a marketplace of zines selected inĀ collaboration with Morris, Moody, and the Schomburg Shop.

FIRE!! contributors included Harlem Renaissance figures Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston and Aaron Douglas.

@SchomburgCenterĀ #SchomburgZineFair

First come, first seated

ForĀ free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.”

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | 515 Malcolm X Boulevard | New York, NY 10037

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