Canzine Toronto 2015

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Canzine: Festival of Zines and Underground Culture

Saturday October 17, 2015, 1-7pm

Art Gallery of Ontario (317 Dundas St. West)

FREE Admission! Comes with the fall issue of Broken Pencil: Magazine of zine culture and the independent arts.

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HELP PROMOTE CANZINE!

We are proud to announce that Canzine Toronto is being held in an accessible venue this year!

 EVENTS

1-7pm – All Day Zine Festival

Featuring over 400 zines, comics, art books and works of printed weirdness on display and for sale! Canada’s largest zine fair! List of vendors is here!

 

2-2:50pm – Panel: Magick and the Occult in the Independent Arts

Our panel of creators and scholars discuss the role of magic, divination, witchcraft and the occult in their work and practices and in zine culture at large. Read more…

 

3pm – 4:30pm – The 1-2 Punch Book Pitch

Live on our mainstage in front of a crowing crowd, you get two minutes to pitch your book to our panel of judges. They get one minute each to tell you why you’ll never get published in a million, billion years, or why they want to see your manuscript in their inbox ASAP. Read more…

 

5pm-5:40pm – The Broken Pencil Zine Race

Two teams of Toronto’s finest cartoonists will face the seemingly indomitable task of making a comic based on an audience suggestion in 30 minutes or less. The comic voted favorite by applause will win a prize pack! Read more… 

 

6pm-7pm – The Radical Reading Series 2015 Edition: More Famous Than We’ll Ever Be

Los Angeles’ Ted Rall on Edward Snowden; Liz Worth on Andy Warhol; Lindsay Gibb on Nicolas Cage; and Janette Platana on The Clash! Read more…

 

 1-7pm Kids Workshops and Drop-In

1pm–4pm: The Kid Collective: An all day zine made in collaboration with kids! Ages 6 and up are welcome! 5-7pm – The Zine Machine for teens, tweens, and beyond. Come learn how to bind, fold and otherwise create super-awesome mini-publications! Each kid leaves with their own zine. Ages 10. Read more….

 

2-4pm Adult Workshop: Hands-on Mixed Media Zine Making Workshop for Adults with Seneca College

Create a colourful zine in just two hours. Explore inking, painting, scratching, stamping, cutting and pasting! Leave with your zine ready to be photocopied and distributed! Ages 16 and up please. Read more…

 

1-7pm OCAD Nano Publishing Canzine Takeover

Students from OCAD Nano Publishing and the Queer/Transgender publishing class will be presenting workshops, displays and other collaborative awesomeness all day long! Read more…

 

1-7pm All Day Comic Jam

The Toronto Comic Jam Society will host an all-day collaborative drawing session! Come by and contribute a panel or a page to the ongoing Canzine Comic! Read more…

 

Questions and ideas email: CANZINE@BROKENPENCIL.COM.

To make sure you get all up to date information about everything Canzine and Broken Pencil, please sign up for the Broken Pencil e-newsletter here.

 

THANKS TO OUR PRESENTING NATIONAL SPONSOR

 

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The Canzine Festival of Zines and Underground Culture was first held in Toronto in 1995. Since its inception, Canzine events in Toronto, Vancouver and Halifax have displayed thousands of zines and small press works and hosted hundreds of writers and performers. Canzine is organized by Broken Pencil: The Magazine of Zine Culture and the Independent Arts.

For more information about Canzine, email canzine@brokenpencil.com

To make sure you get all up to date information about everything Canzine and Broken Pencil, please sign up for the Broken Pencil e-newsletter here. The Canzine Festival of Zines and Underground Culture was first held in Toronto in 1995. Since its inception, Canzine events in Toronto, Vancouver and Halifax have displayed thousands of zines and small press works and hosted hundreds of writers and performers. Canzine is organized by Broken Pencil: The Magazine of Zine Culture and the Independent Arts. For more information about Canzine, email canzine@brokenpencil.com