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Talks at the Schomburg: Zines: Elaborate Disruption and Black Creativity

by Welcome to Harlem

Jun 27, 2017 6:30pm – 8:30pm

The resurgence of zines—self-published limited-distribution works—is stemming the tide of erasure, disrupting publishing, and offering creative spaces for diverse voices within marginalized communities. Remembering zines like FIRE!!, created in 1926 and “devoted to the young negro artist,” author Steven G. Fullwood will join in conversation with contemporary zine creators Devin N. Morris (3 Dot Zine), Nontsikelelo Mutiti (Nontsi), Kevin Harry (KHzines), and Jermel Moody (maple:koyo) to elaborate on their zine-making practices and impact on publishing and creativity. The program will also feature a marketplace of zines selected in collaboration with Morris, Moody, and the Schomburg Shop.

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

Cost: FREE! Registration via SchomburgCenter.Eventbrite.com
RSVP. First come, first seated. For 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.
Contact: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Location: 515 Malcolm X Boulevard at 135th Street, New York NY 10037 US


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