Madison Print & Resist 2015 is a day-long festival of political print media, zines, experimental publications, and workshops related to the world of art, DIY culture, and political action. We’re looking for subversively creative print/media artists including zinesters, printers, poster-makers, and activist designers. Check out last year’s exhibitors and photos from the event.
Print & Resist 2015 will be held on Saturday, October 31st from 11am to 5pm in the beautiful, light-filled third floor of the Madison Public Library in downtown Madison, WI. Tables available include 3’ x 6’ rectangles or 5’ circles. Tables are shareable, so let us know if you require a full or ½ table. Printers and poster-makers please note that there are spaces well-suited for combination wall + table displays. If you would like such a space, please indicate this as a preference when you apply.
There is neither a table fee nor an application fee. However, we will ask for a 5% commission on any sales you may conduct at the event, will all proceeds going toward future event costs.
TO APPLY: Please send us a description of the work—zines, posters, prints, books, etc.—you intend to display. What are they about? How are they made? Do you have a philosophy or purpose? Are you a distro? Pictures, or links to images online, are preferred but not required. If you are able to bring your own table please let us know.
There will also be space for workshops, so if you’d like to propose a workshop, demonstration, skill-sharing, or presentation, please send a description of your proposal and indicate the length of time, facilities features, or A/V equipment you’d require.
NOTE: While the organizers will make every effort to satisfy each participant’s particular needs, they reserve rights to make all final decisions about table and display arrangements, in consultation with Library staff.
Deadline for application is October 1st. We will get back to applicants no later than October 8th.
Applications or questions may be submitted by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org