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Radical Artists Reading Radical Artists

From IPRC’s website: Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex / Bassichis, Morgan and Alexander Lee and Dean Spade Come read and talk with us! 7 pm at the IPRC (MLK AND MAIN, PDX, CHINOOK LAND)   TEXT HERE Bassichis, Morgan and Alexander Lee and Dean Spade. (2011) ‘Building an Abolitionist Trans and Queer Movement with Everything We’ve Got’. In: Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex, Oakland: AK Press

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QTIPOC Draw Night

From IPRC’s website: Draw, craft, chat with other Queer/Trans/Inter* People of Color! First Sundays of the month, 6-10pm ADA accessible, Free parking available Light snacks and tea provided.

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Make IRL G!G Workshop: Talking to Ghosts – A Seance in Poetry workshop with Stephanie Adams Santos & Briauna Taylor

From IPRC’s website: The IPRC is in the Willamette Week’s Give!Guide (G!G) this year, an easy path for year-end giving with lots of incentives for your generosity. We’re offering a number of special gifts and workshops as part of our campaign. Talking to Ghosts – A Seance in Poetry is workshop with talented poets and teachers Stephanie Adams Santos & Briauna Taylor. All ages welcome. To pre-register, make a G!G donation and email  alley@iprc.org.

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Intro to Letterpress: Two Day Workshop

From IPRC’s website: 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…

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Intro to Risograph Printing

From IPRC’s website: 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…

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Benefit Reading at City Hall

From IPRC’s website: The Independent Publishing Resource Center’s 20th Anniversary Reading Featuring: Anis Mojgani, Lidia Yuknavitch, Martha Grover Graciously Hosted By: Portland City Hall

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Intro to Screenprinting

From IPRC’s website: Join us to learn about silkscreen printing! Learn how to create stencils, prep and process screens while gaining knowledge about tools, tips, and tricks for the photo emulsion process. You’ll have the chance to acquire best practices for setting up your print station, printing and registration while gaining practice with the medium. Our studio area uses only water-based silkscreen inks and is a primarily a non-toxic studio environment. *Screen printing is also called silkscreen or serigraphy *Completion of this course grants Studio Members access to the Screen Printing studio to print during open studio hours. Non-members and Basic Members receive one trial month of Studio Membership after the completion of the workshop. Purchasing a personal screen is not required Screen Printing Resources:  RC…

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Portland Correspondence Co-op

From IPRC’s website: 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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Sold Out: Intro to Letterpress: Two Day Workshop

From IPRC’s website: 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…

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