From Artists’ Books to Zines
Date and Time: Saturday, March 23, 2024, 8am-4pm
Location: Willis Library
From Artists’ Books to Zines is a new initiative from UNT Special Collections in conjunction with our Biennial Artists’ Book Competition to provide students and other attendees interested in the book arts field an opportunity to connect with other artists and creators working in the medium, foster engaging scholarship and discussion related to the field, explore and promote the reemergence of zines and their connections to the book arts field, and to honor and celebrate the participants and winners of the 2023-2024 Artists’ Book Competition cycle.
During From Artists’ Books to Zines, attendees will have the opportunity to listen to curated panels related to the book arts featuring UNT and TWU faculty, community organizers, and artists, hear a keynote presentation with recognized book artist Candace Hicks, view a pop-up exhibition of 2023-2024 Artists’ Book Competition entries, take part in a collaborative zine workshop, attend the official opening of UNT Special Collection’s new browsable zine library, and attend the reception for the Artists’ Book Competition where winners and honorable mentions will be recognized and announced. The symposium will be free to attend and food and refreshments will be provided throughout the day, but registration will be required due to space constraints.
Register for From Artists’ Books to Zines here.
From Artists’ Books to Zines Symposium Schedule
Saturday, March 23, 2024
|8:00am - 8:45am
|Registration Check In and Breakfast
|8:45am - 9:00am
|9:00am - 10:00am
|Artists' Books Panel
|10:00am - 10:15am
|10:15am - 11:15am
|11:15am - 12:15pm
|12:15pm - 1:15pm
|Lunch / Zine Workshop Cont.
|1:15pm - 1:30pm
|1:30pm - 2:30pm
|Keynote with Candace Hicks
|2:30pm - 4:00pm
|13th Biennial Artists’ Book Competition Reception
|9:00am - 1:30pm
|UNT Zine Library Grand Opening
|9:00am - 1:30pm
|13th Biennial Artists’ Book Competition Pop-Up Exhibit
Willis Library, UNT Denton
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