Here’s the Full Schedule for This Weekend’s Zine Fest and Thurs/Fri Lead-In Events!
Brooklyn Zine Fest Weekend is fast approaching, and in addition to the zine exhibitors on Saturday 4/26 and Sunday 4/27, there are lots of zine-related events at Brooklyn Historical Society this week. Below is the full schedule, including our two days of zine makers (with a completely different lineup of 75 zinesters each day)!
All events are at Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St. in Brooklyn Heights.
Thursday, April 24th at 7pm / FREE, All Ages:
Zines from the Borderlands: Storytelling about Mixed-Heritage
Featuring four Brooklyn Zine Fest exhibitors, this panel will discuss questions like, How can zines create new narratives and representations for mixed-heritage people, LGBTQ communities, and people of color? and, What is the role of zines, DIY and self-publishing within marginalized communities?
Friday, April 25th at 8pm / $8, All Ages (with beer for sale to 21+):
Brooklyn Brain Frame 2
Chicago’s hugely successful performative comics event returns to Brooklyn, with host Lyra Hill curating a lineup of comics artists, writers, and musicians to perform live versions of their audio and visual work. (See our recap of last year’s show here.) Featuring several zine fest exhibitors and other New York artists, this show promises wild visuals, some amateur rapping, and live musical accompaniment.
Saturday, April 26th from 11am to 6pm / Free, All Ages:
Brooklyn Zine Fest – Day 1!
We kick off the Brooklyn Zine Fest with 75 exhibitors, including a Student & Teacher section, throughout Brooklyn Historical Society. Saturday also features a panel talk on Queer & Trans* Zinesters at 4:30pm in the Othmer Library on the second floor.
Sunday, April 27th from 11am to 6pm / Free, All Ages:
Brooklyn Zine Fest – Day 2!
The zine fest continues with 75 NEW exhibitors (a completely different lineup from Saturday — come one day, or come both to see all zine makers!) from Brooklyn and beyond. Sunday features TWO panels in the Othmer Library: Zine Libraries, Archives, and Collectives at 1pm, and Anonymity in Zine Making at 3pm.
See you Thursday and Friday at our special events, and then Saturday and Sunday for a full weekend of zine makers, all at Brooklyn Historical Society!