Zineing with FHM

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A FHM inspired zine workshop during the SPREAD Zinefest
Date: 21 September 2021
Time: 12:00 – 15:00
Location: Sign Gallery | Winschoterkade 10, 9711 EA Groningen
Language: English
Subscribe via: info@spreadzinefest.nl
Participants: 15
Costs: € 4,-
Needs: Material and tools are available, bring your own laptop.

Zineing with FHM is hosted by Angeliki Diakrousi and Artemis Gryllaki and is part of the SPREAD Zinefest @ SIGN Gallery. F(eminist)H(ack)M(eetings) invites you to a day of scanning, overlapping, uploading, editing, archiving, wiking, styling, cssing, resizing, rearranging, annotating, exporting, transforming, making over, messing, speculating, re-reading, disconnecting, printing, cutting, glueing, marking, reforming, patching, sticking, stitching, scissoring, nailing, screwing, sharing, giving, caring, folding, holeing, stapling, iterating, perforating, sewing, binding. In other words, zine making inspired by practices and aesthetics of feminist hacking!

F(eminist)H(ack)M(eetings) are a series of research meetings and workshops that are initiated by Varia (https://vvvvvvaria.org/) in Rotterdam. They explore the potentialities and imaginaries of feminist technological collectives. These gatherings aim to challenge who counts as a hacker, and what counts as hacking. The diverse activities of these gatherings includes sociopolitical discussions around technology and feminism, storytelling, prototyping and skill-sharing, as well as art experiments. The sessions are open for anyone interested in technology and the processes of shaping it, to discuss and work together in four thematic sections.

SPREAD Zinefest is a festival focusing on self published art and prints, including a library, a zinemarket, workshops, lectures, petanque and network moments in a splendid setting! GRONINGEN, NL / SIGN (www.sign2.nl) + HET RESORT (www.hetresort.nl)


SPREAD, a collaboration between art stages SIGN and Het resort and Floor van Meeuwen, arose from a shared interest in DIY making culture and the need for unruly initiatives. It is a recurring festival that focuses on self-published art; booklets, zines and prints. SPREAD 2021 takes place at 3 nearby locations in the city of Groningen and in the public space. In 10 days, the creation, distribution and communicative importance of self-published art is brought to the attention. This through. a meaning market, meaning library, workshops, lectures, events, interventions, distribution activities, incl. digital pendants. SPREAD examines the content, form and distribution of zines and allows makers from the Netherlands and peripheral areas and communities from abroad to come together, creating connections, experiment, get inspiration and new ideas and works. SPREAD focuses on zines as a form of communication, on national and international zine networks and compares each other's expressions and products, including circumstances.

more info: http://www.spreadzinefest.nl/


12:00-12:15 introduction
12:15- 12:55 from analogue to digital (zines show/discuss, scan/digitise, upload scans in wiki, discuss)
12:55-13:00 break
13:00-13:45 from digital to analogue (install printer, edit&style pages in wiki, tryout pdfs)
13:45-14:45 print pdfs, tryout binding methods, poster-zine, rubber, sewing, stitching
14:45-15:00 upload your creations in the wiki!