Tutors: Ilario De Lorenzis, Lara Norscia, Valentina Monari
Registration Fees: 60,00
Min. 6 – Max. 10 People/ Workshop
When: Sunday 03/02 – H. 16:00
Where: Palazzo Isolani, via Santo Stefano 16 Bologna, Italy
La fabbrichetta is a makeshift workshop where everything is handmade.
The tutors will take participants on a creative journey starting with the creation of printing tools (i.e. printing frames and pads) to an in-depth expressive research that will lead to the creation of flags representing the identity of different places (either real or of the imagination).
Mixing and matching 3 different printing techniques (silkscreen, monotype and pad printing) they will investigate on the need of self-publishing, because we print to express ourselves without being interrupted.
During the workshop participants will explore a number of different printing techniques, as well as ways to express themrselves in order to be able to create at any time, in any place with any idea.
During the workshop, participants will learn:
– How to create silkscreen frames and printing pads
– Silkscreen printing
– Monotype printing
– Pad printing
– Iconographic research & image creation
Tutors: Erik Kessels & Chantal Rens
Max. 20 participants
Teaching language: English
When: Saturday 02/02 – h.10.30 am
Where: Palazzo Isolani, via Santo Stefano 16, Bologna, Italy
In a performative workshop, dutch artists Erik Kessels and Chantal Rens will ask contenders to create playful images and collages. We live in a time where we’re overwhelmed with images, but do we still look at them? Rens and Kessels will try to open up the way you look at imagery and how you could look at them in an alternative way.
Contenders will find, compose and construct imagery that has a certain ‘humorous’ effect on others.
The numerous images produced in the workshop will be material for the Art Tattoo Shop, where visitors of the festival are able to apply these recently made artworks to their body and take them literally back home (all tattoos are temporary and will last only for a few days).
People visiting the festival will in fact be able to get a tattoo of there choice placed. The combination of the image and where it’s placed on the body will also have a surprising and exhilarating effect!
Participants must bring their own: laptop, camera, 5 magazine to cut out images from, scissors, glue and drawing tools.
From theory to practice! The workshop is comoposed of 2 classes: first, a lecture on the new era of indie zines, then, for those who wants to hget their hands dirty, a “hands-on” class where you will create your own zine, without digital tools! You can attend only one part of you choice (theory or practice) or go for the “full-package”!
CONTEMPORARY INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING
Saturday, 2nd February > Duration: 4hrs
Summary of international independent publishing background and analysis of the new indie zines wave, its historical context and national and international benchmarks (i.e. STACK, MAGCulture and Magpile).
International independent publications
Focus 1: Monocle – Tyler Brûlé’s bet on a new way of publishinf
Focus 2: Eye Magazine and Printed Pages – Graphic design and avant-garde of the new magazines
Focus 3: Jacobin and Migrant
New independent publishing with political and social contents
Graphic design and indie publishing: new style trends and minimalism.
The role of graphic arts in indie publishing and its main characters: Malika Favre, Olimpia Zagnoli; Emiliano Ponzi.
What does indie mean nowadays?
What happens in Italy?
Survey on Italian indie publishing
Focus 1: Archivio Magazine, RVB Magazine: contents and design of two winning magazines
Focus 2: Goodbye newstands, hello new distribution! Caseworks: Edicola 518 (Perugia), Magwall (Venezia) and Reading Room (Milano)
What does future hold for independent publishing?
CREATE YOUR MAGAZINE
Sunday, 3rd February > Duration 3h
It’s time to create!
The students will be divided in small groups to create their own zine. Each group will pick up subject and style, with a free choice of contents and graphics. At the end of the workshop, each group will present their creations to the rest of the class and will discuss, together with the tutor, the main issues and most exciting moments of the creative process.
After the workshop every participant is invited to the panel:
Italian Paper, il magazine indipendente oggi in Italia
Il magazine indipendente oggi in Italia: parole in libertà con i maggiori protagonisti della rinascita dei magazine cartacei italiani.