Photozines: Why You Need Them in Your Photographic Practice
Presented by Jeff Phillips
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2pm | Free and open to the public
Join us for a fun and fast-paced visual tour of the freshest, most creative photozines being made right now. Learn how you can bypass the gallery and publishing house gatekeepers, to get your work out into the world. You’ll see how photographers are using zines to connect with new audiences and collectors, to share works in progress, to energize exhibitions, and more. See projects by prominent artists like Kris Graves and Louie Palu, who are creating work inspired by Lo-Fi and DIY processes. Discover how little you need to quickly get started making your own!
Jeff Phillips is a photographic artist and consultant living in Chicago, Illinois. He is interested in finding ways to blend traditional photographic process with contemporary methods of presentation. He is a resident artist for CPS Lives, an organization that is documenting the experiences of students in the Chicago public school system. Jeff serves on the board of Filter Photo, and since 2009 has helped produce the organization’s annual festival. He has presented his work at conferences including SXSW, SPE, and ASMP.