About this event:
WHAT: Zines for the masses!
SO WHAT: The Chicago Zine Fest is an annual festival celebrating small press and independent publishers, with free workshops, events, and so much more! The first day of the fest features a panel discussion “On Speaking Terms: Zines, Librarians and Communities” sponsored by The University of Chicago Library. The panel, which runs from 6:30pm to 7:30PM, will include local zinester and Chicago Public Library employee Oscar Arriola, Doro of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s zine collection, and Milo from Queer Zine Archive Project (QZAP), and will be moderated by the University of Chicago’s zine archivist, Sarah G. Wenzel. Following the panel their will be readings by exhibitors Zach Auburn, Shira Mario, Megan M. Metzger, Ariel Chan, Marian Runk, Katie Armentrout, and Cathy Hannah.
NOW WHAT: The exhibition is completely free!