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Open Call by Thames & Hudson

We want you (and your zines)!

To mark the publication of Fanzines, Teal Triggs, London College of Communication (LCC) and Thames & Hudson are curating a special pop-up reading room in The Well Gallery space at the LCC.

This temporary space will showcase rare publications from the LCC Zine Archive and the author’s collection, but we want zine fans and zine makers to get involved too!

We are inviting submissions for the Reading Room as a representation of current publications and future collectibles. This includes independent publications in all formats: zines, newspapers, magazines, handmade or glossy – we want them all! The pop-up room may be temporary, but selected submissions will then go on to live forever as part of the LCC Zine Archive.

How to get involved

The event is scheduled to take place on Monday 20 September 2010.

To submit your publication, please post two copies to the address below by Wednesday 8 September:

Angela Won-Yin Mak
Thames & Hudson
181A High Holborn

and email a short bio and a picture of yourselves, your publication and/or your logo plus any contact details (website, facebook etc) which we can then include on any listings that we write up: (emails not to exceed 3MB).

Please note, we will not be able to return any publications that we exhibit. Submission does not guarantee inclusion in the Reading Room.

Unter dem Motto 2010

Poster »Unter dem Motto 2010«

The second edition of the Art Book Fair Unter dem Motto, presenting 70+ publishers from all over the world.

Unter dem Motto — September 3–5, 2010

Motto Berlin & Chert Gallery
Skalitzerstrasse 68
10997 Berlin

Opening hours
Friday 3rd: 3-7pm
Saturday 4th: 12-8pm + evening program
Sunday 5th: 12-7pm

Miss Read


For the second time MISS READ has invited international publishers and artists to show their artist books at KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin. As a genre of its own, the artist book reflects contemporary ways of artistic production and publishing to a great extent and also addresses issues of presentation and circulation as well as new strategies of distribution. Presenting a selection of more than 40 of the most active contributors in this field, the festival provides the rare opportunity to encounter and explore the contemporary scene of independent publishing. More here!

MISS READ 03. – 05. 09. 2010

Opening hours:
Friday, 03.09.2010, 3 – 7 pm
Saturday, 04.&  Sunday, 05. 09. 2010, noon – 7 pm

Opening Party with basso & friends:
Friday, 03. 09. 2010, from 7 pm

Open Call “Even My Mum…”

Open Call by Gamze Ozer

the aim of the project is to bring together independent publications and to encourage people to distribute their ideas, thoughts via printed or handmade materials. it is about to share obsessions, passions and things in your mind on paper that can be shuffled and touched. it is an open call for everyone to enhance these form of expression!

all these publications are going to be collected in form of an archive that is continuously extended and meant to be traveling through different venues in turkey and abroad.

first exhibition will take place in 15th september 2010 in manzara perspectives in istanbul.