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Kathleen Hanna presents "Zines: The Personal is Political" at Jacksonville Public Library's 2011 Zine Symposium
Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 12:00 PM (EST)
Jacksonville Public Library’s Zine Collection presents the 2011 Zine Symposium, featuring keynote speaker Kathleen Hanna
Saturday, Nov. 19 - Noon
Main Library, Hicks Auditorium
The Jacksonville Public Library Zine Symposium includes a panel discussion with local writers and zine publishers, followed by keynote speaker Kathleen Hanna presenting "Zines: The Personal is Political." Hanna is a New York City-based artist, best known for her groundbreaking performances as a member of the seminal 90's punk band Bikini Kill and her more recent multimedia group, Le Tigre. Hanna is a longtime zine writer and one of the founders of the Riot Grrl movement. She is currently the subject of two documentaries, The Punk Singer and Who Took The Bomp? Le Tigre On Tour. The purpose of the 2011 Zine Symposium is to encourage community dialogue on the role of independent publishing and its connection to politics, gender issues and personal experience.
Panel Discussion - 11 a.m.
Topic: Personal Creations: DIY in Corporatized Culture
Join in conversation with Kathleen Hanna and prominent local and regional zine authors as they discuss the challenges of creating do-it-yourself art in corporatized culture. Panelists include Kathleen Hanna (keynote speaker), Shelton Hull (columnist, Folio Weekly), Mark Creegan (art professor, Florida State College at Jacksonville), Travis Fristoe (librarian, zine author) and Adee Roberson (artist, zine author). The panel will be moderated by Duncan Barlow, Professor of English at the University of North Florida.
About the Jacksonville Public Library Zine Collection
Zines are self-published pamphlets of all sizes and shapes, often covering subjects overlooked in larger scale publications. The Jacksonville Public Library Zine Collection circulates and preserves alternative media resources that inspire readers to re-examine and learn from alternative and underserved voices of our community. The collection is housed in the Popular department on the first floor of the Main Library. Learn more about the Zine Collection at jplzinelibrary.wordpress.com.
The mission of the Jacksonville Public Library Zine Collection is to "circulate and preserve alternative media resources that inspire readers to re-examine and learn from alternative and under-served voices that represent our community.”
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