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Interview — Regine Ehleiter ‘Thanks For Sharing’

‘Thanks For Sharing’ Exhibition View

Thanks For Shar­ing’ — Exhib­i­tion View

What is an art zine? How does it dif­fer from an edit­or­i­al art magazine or a blog? And why do more and more artists inter­na­tion­ally seem to be inter­ested in this par­tic­u­lar pub­lish­ing format?”

In 2010 Regine Ehleit­er cur­ated the won­der­full ‘Thanks For Shar­ing’ (TFS) exhib­tion and sym­posi­um at the D21 Kun­straum. There­fore she invited zin­sters, artists, col­lect­ors, dis­trib­ut­ors and cur­at­ors to sub­mit their pub­lic­a­tions and to dis­cuss the “rising interest in zines, their pop­ular­ity among con­tem­por­ary artists, the reviv­al of DIY-cul­ture with its appeal­ingly easy imple­ment­a­tion of ideas and poten­tial for styl­ist­ic exper­i­ment­a­tion”. More than 300 zines from all over the world were shown in a spe­cially designed exhib­i­tion archi­tec­ture, developed by stu­dents of the Academy of Visu­al Arts Leipzig (Class for Sys­tem Design).
In Janu­ary 2011 the cata­logue pub­lished in occa­sion of the exhib­i­tion was launched at the mzin store in Leipzig and i thought it’s high time to inter­view Regine Ehleit­er…

Fair — It’s a Book, It’s a Stage, It’s a Public Place

Dur­ing last year’s Leipzig Book Fair, Spect­or Books organ­ized a first meet­ing of inde­pend­ent pub­lish­ers at the Cent­raltheat­er. The event com­bined trade fair and work­shop: vis­it­ors could receive inform­a­tion about the pro­grams of the 16 invited pub­lish­ing pro­jects or listen to talks giv­en on the grand theatre stairs. “It’s a Book, It’s a Stage,It’s a Pub­lic Place” was greeted with lively res­on­ance by guests and pub­lish­ers alike…

Launch — Thanks for Sharing Reader

The D21 gal­lery and the Sys­tem Design class at HGB Leipzig invites you to the launch of the ‘Thanks for Shar­ing’ read­er on Fri­day, Janu­ary 21st at the Mzin store. After the present­a­tion (that will take about an hour) they’ll skype in Ben­jamin Som­mer­halder from Zurich for a Q&A ses­sion on zines and self-pub­lish­ing.

Conversation — Given: 1. The Book, 2. A Stage

Giv­en: 1. The Book, 2. A Stage« is a Con­ver­sa­tion with Jan Wen­zel about Spect­or Books (in Ger­man only) tonight at Salon Pop­u­laire.

Release — I’m not on fire

Open­ing and book present­a­tion tonight in Leipzig

»I’m not on fire« by Carsten Tabel, designed by Sam de Groot and pub­lished by Lub­ok Ver­lag is released on the occa­sion of the exhib­i­tion “The dif­fer­ence between you and me is that I’m not on fire” show­ing works of the artist at galer­ieKlein­di­enst from Octo­ber 21 to Novem­ber 20, 2010.
A read­ing by the author of selec­ted texts from “I’m not on fire” will take place at the Lub­ok Zen­t­rale on Octo­ber 29.

First Impressions — Eis Wide Open


The kind people of 213 Magazin send me some first impres­sions of their show at MZIN in Leipzig. I hope you had a great even­ing! And every­body who want to see the exhib­i­tion fol­lows this link.

Event — Eis Wide Open

The 213Magazin is an inde­pend­ent zine pub­lished by stu­dents and alumni of the Uni­versitiy of Arts and Design in Halle (Saale). Foun­ded in 2009 the magazine for as an platt­form for artists to pub­lish their works and as an exper­i­ment­al play­ground.

213Magazin intro­duce their three issues in form of an exhib­i­tion at MZIN in Leipzig (Ger­many). If you can’t be there check their web­site where you can buy all issues (except issue #1 it’s sold out) via email.

Eis Wide Open — 213Magazin
Paul-Gru­ner-Straße 64 · Leipzig

Octo­ber 1st – Octo­ber 27th, 2010
Noon – 8 p.m.

Open­ing
Octo­ber 1st, 2010 · 7 p.m.