Glasgow Zine Fest: What’s On

25.04.16

Glasgow Zine Fest 2016

Glasgow Zine Fest

When he’s not GIFing, tweeting and eating snacks at O Street, Josh P is doing these things for Glasgow Zine Fest, a self-publishing festival he co-founded with GSA grad student Lauren Davis. GZF is a grassroots DIY festival that champions makers and doers of all sorts, namely old-school self-published fanzines and comics. The festival also places an emphasis on championing equality and accessibility.

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This year’s zine fest is this weekend (30/4–1/5) and features a full programme of creative, feminist, LGBT & equality-centric events. Here’s what’s on Saturday:

Glasgow Zine Fest

Artist Trudi Lang brings drop-in art workshops for young grrrls to Mono with Grrrl Stuff, which she says is for everyone with an interest in feisty feminist fun. A must for aspiring Kathleen Hanna’s.

Glasgow Zine Fest

Jane Stockdale’s Yes/No , a photographic chronicle of the Referendum; on exhibition at The Old Hairdresser’s. (photo: Jane Stockdale)

Glasgow Zine Fest

Feminist zine TYCI will be leading a discussion on zine content and curation, and really, nobody does it better.

Glasgow Zine Fest

Good Press is putting on That’s Life!, a crazy day of creative frolicking with plenty of food and lo-fi 90’s tech. Bring a hunger for the obscure and change for a slice of pizza.

Glasgow Zine Fest

Online feminist magazine gal-dem is screening their interlude series at CCA, followed by a discussion and podcast recording.

Glasgow Zine Fest

The UK premiere of Vega Darling’s Lost Grrrls: Riot Grrrl in LA is Saturday night at CCA.

Glasgow Zine Fest

Sunday 1 May brings us GZF’s bread-and-butter; a good ol’ zine fair. Zine makers, distributors and artists of all sorts will be digging in at The Old Hairdresser’s to show and sell their wares.

There’s also (free) on-site zine and badge making for curious people who’d like to learn on the fly, a GZF zine library and a zine library from Women’s Library. Keep up with GZF on the socials @glasgowzinefest. Alright pal!