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Friday, 31 May 2013

Alternative Press at London's No Dark Places Festival this weekend

Alternative Press are bringing the Small Press to No Dark Places, the DIY music festival tomorow (1st June 2013) in London.

From 11am – 5pm, artists will be exhibiting and selling their self published comix, zines, book arts, and prints, alongside a programme of workshops and talks.

Workshops and Highlights

Introducing the Kevin Van O’Dreams and Breaking Beard!
Cookin’ up something good in ‘Kevin Van O’Dreams’ for Breaking Beard and more!
Join us and give Heisenberg a beard!
Inside the Kevin Van O’Dreams, artists in residence StoryHands, a collective on a mission of awesome colourful narrative illustration perfection, will be offering live portraits to all who visit! Portraits starting at £3 are a one off opportunity to get a unique illustrated picture of you.
• Sign up for yours at the AP table on the day. More information here

DIY Stop Motion Animation Workshop
12.30pm – 3.30pm: Having worked for Disney, Warner, Universal, Paramount, and Redbull, as well as lecturing at four of the top universities for animation and leading workshops for the Tate, and Barbican, the amazing Shaun McGlinchey will be now running the AP DIY Stop Motion 2D Puppet Making Workshop!
Places are limited to only four participants per hour. To reserve your place in advance email enquiries@alternativepress.org.uk or alternatively sign up on the day.

DIY Politics: “Is this a good situation?”
4pm:  3 invited speakers, and those who attend, will informally discuss how they think the nation is being run.  Are the folks in charge doing a good job?
With Pragmatists’ Party: http://pragmatists.co.uk/about/  a newly formed party
A conversation open to all and everyone, come along and give your ten pence worth!
Entry is completely free and open to all in a celebration of creativity and DIY.

Join the facebook event here
Workshops from AP Friends
As a part of the NO DARK PLACES festival, Dimitri Antorka Pieri will be running his Blind Drawing workshops at 2, 4, and 6pm. More information here

The festival will also include a Live Printing Stand run by the collaborative force of  Animaux Circus and Studio Mothership. From 11am – 4pm and for a small fee, you can have a go printing on their amazing table top letter press!
The No Dark Places music programme will start at 12pm and continue till 1.30am. £15 on the door
For further information: NO DARK PLACES

Venue: The Albert, 1 Albert Road, London, NW6 5DT
For a list of the  exhibitors please click here

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