4 August 2015

Auckland Zinefest

A community festival celebrating zines and all things DIY | 8-29 August 2015


Auckland Zinefest, in partnership with a range of talented creatives and organisations, is hosting a series of interactive, fun and mostly FREE workshops and events! Get amongst.


Zine Market – Check out works from 60+ zine makers! FREE entry, bring cash to buy the cool things on offer
Saturday 29 August 12-5pm, Pitt St Methodist Church


12.30pm to 1.30pm – Typography workshop with David Coventon & Nick Baillie
1.30pm to 2.30pm – Panel discussion on Asian feminism with contributors to Mellow Yellow, a local Asian feminist zine
2.30pm to 5pm – Quick Draw Sketch Gang will be in the house to draw unique portraits for $5 a piece!


#scribbleAKL x Zinefest Creative Session –  Create and decorate a pop-up mock-up cardboard office inside Auckland Library for Zinefest!
Saturday 8th August 1-3pm, Auckland Central Library 44 Lorne Street


Textile Zine Making with Sew Love Tea Do *NOW FULL* – Learn how to make textile zines with Sarah Lancaster!
Sunday 16th August 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Sew Love Tea Do lounge in St Kevin’s Arcade


Opening Party – feat. poetry readings and open mic performances!
Friday 21 August 7pm to late, Audio Foundation 4 Poynton Terrace


24hr Zine Making Challenge – make a 24 page zine in 24 hours! All materials and snacks are provided. Just bring yourself and inspiration!
12pm Saturday to 12pm Sunday 22-23 August, OFA Hall, 8 Gundry St
Click here to see photos from last year’s event


Kids Zine Making Workshop – Sunday 23 August, Auckland Central Library 44 Lorne Street


Intro to Risographs with Inky Palms *NOW FULL*- Dirk and Chippy will guide you through the basics of printing with a risograph. $10pp, materials and snacks provided! To register, please email:
5 – 8pm, Monday 24 August, La Gonda Arcade 203 K Road


Mail Art Class with Laneway Learnings, hosted by Erin Fae – Zinefest is proud to sponsor the Laneway Learnings workshop for 10 participants! To sign up, click on the link and enter in the password “zinefest2015“. Workshop will cost $22 after the first 10 participants, so register now!
Tuesday 25 August, Alleluya Cafe in St Kevin’s Arcade


5 Ways to Bind a Zine with Matchbox Studio – Colleen from Matchbox still teach you 5 quick ways to bind zines or make simple notebooks. To register a space, please
6pm – 7pm, Wednesday 26th August, Matchbox Studio in St Kevin’s Arcade


Comics & Feminism – Panel Discussion with Three Words – The editors from Three Words, the upcoming Aotearoa women’s comics anthology will be speaking about origins, impetus and aims of the book, and more.
Thursday 27 August, Auckland Central Library 44 Lorne Street


Speakeasy Open Workshop – hosted by well known poet David Merritt
Friday 28 August, Pitt St Methodist Church


Awards + Closing Party – Best of the Fest Awards and a great lineup of bands! FREE Entry, R18
Saturday 29 August, Wine Cellar