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SPF Exhibitor Applications Now Open

SPF’17: Small Press Fair Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, November 11, 2017, Noon-6pm
at FATVillage, Fort Lauderdale

SPF’17 takes place Saturday, November 11, 2017 from Noon-6pm in FATVillage at 521 NW 1 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, and will bring together a diverse cross-section of local artists, writers, independent publishers and regional small presses. Exhibitors are grouped into two sections:

the Beach Front – the best real estate at the fair. Find independent publishers, small presses, universities, collections and other institutional exhibitors at these double-wide spaces; $50 exhibitor fee

the Zine Dunes – a gritty concentration of zine energy. Find individual artists, printers, musicians, small organizations and collectives at these byo-table spaces. $10 exhibitor fee. Applicants accepted on a rolling bases as space is available.

www.spf-ftl.com/apply

 


Friday, November 10, 2017, 6-9pm

Opening Reception for Change Agents: Six South Florida Artists Making Things Happen
at Art and Culture Center of Hollywood
1650 Harrison Street, Hollywood, FL

Celebrating the tenth anniversary of Girls’ Club, an alternative space exhibiting contemporary art by women, the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood presents new works by artists from the collection of Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz.

Leah Brown, Rosemarie Chiarlone, Naomi Fisher, Jillian Mayer, Lisa Rockford and Frances Trombly are noted South Florida artists whose artistic practices extend beyond their studios. They each advance the cultural landscape of South Florida, pioneering new platforms and methodologies for sharing contemporary art with the public. Change Agents exhibition will explore new and existing work from each and create new opportunity for discussion on the role of the artists in contemporary art production, curation and development.

www.artandculturecenter.org/change-agents

This project is supported by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, Girls’ Club and private donors.


Saturday, November 11, Noon-6pm

SPF’17: Small Press Fair Fort Lauderdale
at FATVillage, Fort Lauderdale

Girls’ Club and IS Projects present SPF’17, the second edition of the Small Press Fair Fort Lauderdale. SPF Fort Lauderdale is an opportunity for local and regional artists, printers, booksellers, publishers, authors, poets, bookmakers, designers, zinesters and cultural workers to share ideas and showcase new work related to print making, book making and zine creation.

SPF Fort Lauderdale includes a

  • MARKET for exhibitors to share and exchange delectable print, book and zine goods,
  • a STEAMROLLER event for artists to go giant on their print size,
  • DEMO stations for master printers to demonstrate techniques and technologies,
  • CREATION STATIONS for visitors to make and trade their own zines,
  • and a STAGE for a forum of discussion and debate revolving around our sunny subculture of independent print-, book- and zine-makers.

at FATVillage, NW 1st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale

Exhibitor Applications Now Open

For sponsor inquires, contact info@spf-ftl.com.

www.spf-ftl.com


Saturday, November 18, 2017, Noon-8pm

ConFab: A One-Day Practicum on How to Make Things Happen as an Artist

at Art and Culture Center of Hollywood
1650 Harrison Street, Hollywood, FL

Girls’ Club presents a day of practical workshops and discussions designed to inspire innovative strategies for producing and presenting artistic works and projects in conjunction with the exhibition Change Agents.

Speakers and workshop leaders include Deanna Haggag, Executive Director of United States Artists; Austin Thomas, artist/cultural producer of Pocket Utopia in Newark, NJ; Miami collaborative IPO; and discussions/interviews with local artists.

Details, Program and Times TBA

This project is supported by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, Girls’ Club and private donors.


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