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Poetry Practice Space

Poetry Practice Space is a monthly gathering for poets and writers. Writing materials, readings and prompts for generative writing will be provided. Come share a space to talk about your writing practice, and current writing projects, bemoan rejections, celebrate acceptances, share writing resources— and write together! Consider Poetry Practice Space the calisthenics for your poetics. Suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds Free for members

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Oh Word!? Issue 001 Zine Launch

for five-weeks local artists & writers have been navigating creative writing using, found text, erasure, collage & more. join us in our classes reading & launch the collective zine. we have been so honored to share space & reimagine the texts around us, come through & witness the magic of collaborative creation. sponsored by The Independent Publishing Resource Center & Dovesong Labs

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Portland Correspondence Co-op

PDXCC is a monthly gathering where participants make and share analog correspondence in the great mail art tradition of Ray Johnson and Anna Banana: art and conversation through the mail. This uniquely democratic, DIY art form incorporates writing, drawing, collage, rubber stamps, faux postage, decorative tape, typewriters – anything goes, as long as it goes through the mail. Hang out, skill share and send the glorious results through the mail. Monthly events hosted by the Portland chapter of the Correspondence Co-op and Niko Courtelis. Basic materials will be on hand (scissors, glue sticks, envelopes’85), but you’re encouraged to bring whatever materials fuel your creative spirit. Free and open to the public, every third Tuesday of the month

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Intro to Letterpress: Two Day Workshop

Day 1: Typesetting Essentials Day 2: Printing Essentials Learn to set moveable type and print on table top and poster presses in the IPRC print shop. You’ll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historic process. Gain access to IPRCs collection of over 150 fonts of lead and wood type. Leave the class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100 year old equipment! Successful completion of this 1 day class grants IPRC Studio Members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing. Nonmembers and Basic Members receive one trial month of Studio Membership after completion of the course. 2 Day Workshop Saturday & Sunday 10 am – 2…

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Collage Night

Join us for the return of Collage Night, on the second Tuesday of the month. Glue sticks, scissors and collage materials will be provided. Free and open to the public.

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Oh Word!?: a Creative Writing Workshop on Poetry & Media

Oh Word!? is a generative & developmental workshop space where writers will bring both original work & create new work from found & provided materials. Each session will feature a creative exercise & dedicated workshop time for works in progress. Structurally, we will be navigating media, poetics & the digital landscapes of which we attempt to make sense. Works created or completed in the workshop sessions will be collected into a small bound zine & participating writers would be invited to read a public installation. Dates: Mondays 7-9pm July 15th – August 12th Class Capacity: 10 Price: Sliding scale $25-50* Audience: QTBIPOC Instructor: jayy dodd *2 scholarships spots available. To inquire about scholarships email hquinn@iprc.org

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Comics and Zines for Middle Schoolers

9am-12pm (Breakfast and snacks provided) What better place to learn about comics and zines than the region’s largest Zine Library? Using the library as inspiration, youth will have workshops in character development, layout, lettering, inking & coloring, and risograph printing. They will produce several original comics and zines by the end of the week. Space for 12 youth – aged 11-14; $200/week (partial and full scholarships available – email showtell@iprc.org) [Note: This class goes until the 16th]

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Intro to Risograph Printing

In this 4-hour introductory course, participants will learn the basics of risograph (riso) printing and will leave with an understanding of how to use this print technology to create zines, fliers, posters, or other printed matter. While this technology is not new, riso printing has recently become one of the most exciting developments in independent printing and publishing because of its cost-effectiveness for print runs between 25 and 1,000. Workshop participants will learn how to best maximize the many quirks of riso printing to achieve striking results. Participants are also encouraged to bring files of artwork that they’d like to print (files should be 100% grayscale, letter or tabloid size). For more information on riso printing and the modern riso resurgence, check out the riso wiki.…

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Submission Deadline: IPRC Certificate Program Application

[From the IPRC’s application website, see the website for the application link as well.] Program Costs The cost of the 2019/2020 program is $850 per semester and includes access to: All Workshops in your track All Lectures in your track Advisors in your genre A Two-Year Membership to the IPRC Community Resource Discounts Instruction in Letterpress, Risograph & Screenprinting Instruction in Graphic Design & Book Arts Professional Development Lectures Dates & Times The 2019/2020 Certificate Program officially begins with an orientation on September 7th & 8th The Fall Semester runs from the week of September 8th through mid-December The Spring Semester runs mid-January through the beginning of May 2019 The Summer Semester (Comics only) runs late May through the end of July 2019. The 2019/2020…

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Oh Word!?: a Creative Writing Workshop on Poetry & Media

Oh Word!? is a generative & developmental workshop space where writers will bring both original work & create new work from found & provided materials. Each session will feature a creative exercise & dedicated workshop time for works in progress. Structurally, we will be navigating media, poetics & the digital landscapes of which we attempt to make sense. Works created or completed in the workshop sessions will be collected into a small bound zine & participating writers would be invited to read a public installation. Dates: Mondays 7-9pm July 15th – August 12th Class Capacity: 10 Price: Sliding scale $25-50* Audience: QTBIPOC Instructor: jayy dodd *2 scholarships spots available. To inquire about scholarships email hquinn@iprc.org

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