Welcome to the IPRC in Portland, OR

Monday:  12noon – 10pm
Tue/Wed/Thu:  4pm – 10pm
Friday:  12noon – 10pm
Saturday:  12noon – 6pm
Sunday:  12noon – 5pm ( youth only )
Sunday:  5pm – 10pm ( all ages )

About Hours: If there is no one around by 9pm on weeknights, the volunteer staff is free to leave, so be sure to arrive by 9pm. There should be no problem getting in, as the front door is equipped with a buzzer system for post-business hours.

1001 SE Division St
Portland, Oregon
97202 USA

(503) 827-0249  |  info@iprc.org

Ephemera

Liveblogging Raiders of the Lost Archives

12:05 PM.
We’re just ankle-deep in cataloguing, with 8 Raiders now representing, and 20 zines now catalogued.
Here’s the scarily large load of uncatalogued zines.
 
Lori D. says “The coffee is delicious. Come on over!”
Team Zine LAB, which is currently just one person, is winning with 9 zines catalogued!

Art Opening Tonight: Alyson Provax

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Tonight the IPRC is pleased to host the opening of Alyson Provax’s solo exhibit including two of her projects, ‘The Time Wasting Experiments’ and ‘Duration.’ The show begins at 6 PM and continues until 8. Hope to see you there!

Alex Wrekk and Brainscan

Tonight Alex Wrekk released issues 24 and 25 of her epic zine Brainscan.
There was a lovely crowd in attendance and an open mic followed the event.

more photos at our flickr page

Print Camp 2009

This summer’s first Print Camp was a huge success. Each participant learned Letterpress, Relief Printing, Altered Books and Mimeograph.
We are hoping to offer a Book Arts Camp in the fall with a focus on creative zine binding. Stay tuned in to find out more.
Thanks to Debbie, Dan, Jake, Katie and Ashley for being awesome print …

Zines and the Law

Copyright lawyer  Kohel Haver stopped by tonight to talk us through the zine he made with his daughter, “The Law and the Zine Artist: Free Speech and Copyright.”
“I want to teach you how to protect what’s good and also the value of stealing everything in sight,” he said, launching into the basics of what’s legal …

Stumptown Comics Fest!

We had a great time at this year’s Stumptown Comics Fest. We brought along one of our smaller clam shell letterpresses for people to try out and make their own IPRC card. We also exhibited a bunch of shirts that we screened using our new Yudu. Check out our Flickr photos below.
Until …

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