EVENT / Amsterdam Zine Jam 2013/ Mediamatic Fabriek / 5th October 2013 / Amsterdam

 12:00-22:00 SATURDAY 5th OCTOBER 2013
 MEDIAMATIC FABRIEK  VOC-kade 10, 1018 LG Oostenburgereiland

On October 5th 2013 Rekult held the second edition of the Amsterdam Zine Jam at Mediamatic Fabriek. It was a celebration of self-publishing and DIY book-making, with local zine-makers, artists and performers. Not to mention zines from around the world. There were zines to read, buy and most importantly…make!

See the video of the Amsterdam Zine Jam here:

Amsterdam Zine Jam 2013 from Ivan Babko on Vimeo.



This was the Facebook event

Zine stalls, zine forest, exhibition & reading corner.

€5 per person per workshop. Limited places!
To sign up email your name, phone number & workshop to zine@rekult.org

Japanese Bookbinding
12:00-13:30 with Joakim Drescher www.jdrescher.tumblr.com
Learn how to bind a notebook using the traditional stab-binding technique. This is a simple and versatile method to make books and zines with beautiful covers and different paper qualities.

From A to Zine
13:30- 15:00 with Rachel Sender and Amy Wu
www.rachelsender.com   amysuowu.hotglue.me
Experiment with the basics of making a zine! From Ambrosia to Zinedine Zidane, Asphyxia to Zigzag Zebras, nothing is impossible with the help of Mr. Trusty Photocopy Machine! At the end of this workshop you will have a finished zine you can reproduce, share and trade!

Storytelling with Shapes
15:00 – 16:30 with Joe from the Why Style Collective www.whystyle.com
Take inspiration from the simplicity of symbols, the power of modern logos and Matisse’s Jazz series to make a wordless zine using colour and form. Your zine will transcend language using collage, texture and stencil.

Comic Science
17:00 – 18:30 with James Nash www.jamesnashlovesyou.com
James Nash shares his secrets on the principles of comic-making. Learn the basics of comic layout, drawing styles and how to build your narrative. Come away at the end with a collective comic zine.


Zine Encounters: Interactive Performances
14:30 – 17:30 with Sara Rosa & friends
An installation that focuses on the human encounters that surround the
zine and the process of its creation. Experiences include:
A 10 Minute History of Zines
Zine Confessional Booth
Ghost Writer
Instant Zine

Race Against Time: 4 Artists, 3 Hours, 1 Zine
15:30 – 18:30 with Marco & friends www.morcky.com
Four artists race the clock to create artwork, do the layout and print the first edition of their time trial zine. Will they finish on time?!

The Neverending Poem: A collaborative zine
14:00 onwards with Ilona Verhoeven www.mixedmediasoup.com
Ilona is compiling literary fragments into a zine. Contribute a page of your poetic reflections.

The Poetry Project by Kris+Sawan
12-18:00 A round table work in progress on poetry and forms performed by Kris+Sawan


Impro Comic Battle
19:00 – 20:30 hosted by Guido van Hengel from Comixiade www.comixiade.org
A battle of the pens where artists compete to draw the best scenes for our comic story. Watch the projected illustrations grow and vote for the winner!

This was our zine call out.

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