TweetA few nights ago I was rifling through the “Work” section of the zine library and came across a little book I have always wished existed. It’s too good to be true: the compiled incident report log from Peterson’s convenience store.
I know Peterson’s as the crowded little store you stop in to buy chocolate milk …
TweetThis is a space for IPRC members to let everybody peek through this keyhole at what they’ve been working on. It’s a place for us to get a chance to see some of the work that other members are making, as well as a place to share our own projects. It is also a showcase …
TweetTonight 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
TweetHey folks, check out Amelia’s project on Kickstarter at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/789952751/do-good-work-and-dont-make-enemies . She’s raising money to interview an 85-old artist in upstate New York, and then write his biography. This project and Kickstarter in general are very much in line with the IPRC’s DIY ethos.
TweetThe results are in! Hold on to your masks!
First Place: Becca
Second Place: (Tied) Luna and Matthew
Third Place: Joel
Honorary Mention: Patrick
Here are some examples!
Moe (on the far left):
Some of our participants and our guest judge Carrot Quinn (on the far right):
TweetCheck them out here!
TweetWhew, what a weekend.
IPRC volunteers and staff spent all of Saturday and Sunday under the cruel lights of the Oregon Convention Center, tabling for annual book revival Wordstock. The crowd at Wordstock is a funny mix ranging from very established literary celebrities to young kids in trenchcoats who tack the moniker “Published Author” onto the …
TweetCheck out this post on radrobot.org about Perfect Binding. The article was written by B. T. Livermore and features pictures of the IPRC’s Perfect Binder in action. Livermore will be hosting binding hours on Friday nights from 5 to 8 p.m. and will also teach some Perfect Binding classes at the IPRC.
Read his …
TweetWhy, it’s the book Hidden Portland by local artist Carye Bye!
Accomplished letterpresser Carye was the first person to churn out an entire little book on our new perfect press binder. It has real glued edges, real beautiful color illustrations and real details on some of Portland’s hidden places. This premiere issue is all about hidden …
TweetOh man, you should have seen it last week. Member Matt Ocasio has been in the workrooms ceaslessly, it seemed, for the past couple months. And finally last week he showed up right at the beginning of the night for the final step in the creation of his new literary zine <i>The Matter</i> – the …