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17th Annual SF Zine Fest

  • 1199 9th Avenue San Francisco, CA, 94122 United States (map)

Join us for the 17th Annual San Francisco Zine Fest 
Sunday, September 2 
11am - 5pm 
County Fair Building
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

There will be over 200 exhibitors from the Bay Area and beyond. Support artists, writers and creators! Support marginalized voices!

--The venue has wheelchair-accessible entrance and restrooms. 
--Two FREE wheelchair-accessible shuttles will run from 16th St. BART to County Fair Building from 9:30am to 6pm.
--ASL interpretation will be provided during workshops.

The festival is FREE to attend.

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Our 2018 Guest of Honor is Bay Area-based Indian-American cartoonist and writer Nidhi Chanani, a 2012 Champion of Change honoree.

Nidhi's exceptional debut graphic novel Pashmina, a tale about the hardship and self-discovery that is born from juggling two cultures and two worlds, has received glowing reviews from numerous publications. Her second graphic novel, Jukebox, about two cousins, Shaheen and Tannaz in San Francisco, is slated to release in 2020.

You can learn more about Nidhi at @nidhiart and her website:

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11am - 1pm
Printmaking with Print Organize Protest
Printmaking has historically been able to connect folks with social activism in a tangible way. This drives community members to get involved and stand up against inhumane policies. The workshop will provide posters for silkscreening. Bring a t-shirt to be printed on! 
The images will be geared toward climate change, with a donation jar for, an amazing organization fighting for climate justice.

1pm - 2pm
Creativity Explored Info Session
We have a panel with staff and artists at Creativity Explored and artist Lawrence Lindell, who led 2 weeks of zine-making workshops with CE artists. Creativity Explored is “committed to supporting people with developmental disabilities in their quest to become working artists, and to promoting their work as an emerging and increasingly important contribution to the contemporary art world.” They’ll be showcasing (and selling) all the zines they’ve made. Support them!

**2:30pm - 4pm**
Guest of Honor Q&A: Nidhi Chanani
We're looking forward to Nidhi sharing her work with us during at SF Zine Fest.

Earlier Event: September 1
SFZF2018 Kick-off Party!
Later Event: October 14
SFZF @ Sunday Streets Excelsior