When: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St
Cost: Free w. RSVP
Come participate in a vibrant conversation about race, gender, sexuality, and media with four zinesters, activists and media-makers. Multimedia panel presentations will touch on themes such as: telling inclusive and intersectional stories; DIY and self-publishing; zine creation, production, and distribution; leveraging zine culture for racial and LGBTQ justice and movement building, and more.
- Nia King, filmmaker, zinester and editor of MXD: True Stories by Mixed Race Writers
- Daniela Capistrano, founder of the POC Zine Project and DCAP Media.
- Jenna Freedman, Barnard Zine Librarian, and author of the zine Lower East Side Librarian
- Moderated by: Anne Hays, founder of Brooklyn-based zine distro, Sleeping Creatures, and founding editor of Storyscape.
This event is free, and is co-sponsored by the Brooklyn Zine Fest, a 2-day festival showcasing 150 writers, artists, publishers, a zine exposition and public talks on April 26th-27th; ABC No Rio, a collectively-run center for arts and activism on the Lower East Side; and BlueStockings, a feminist bookstore, cafe and activist center.