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Duplicate Publishing Fair 2024

3 to 4 May 2024
4 – 5pm

Duplicate Publishing Fair returns to Eastside Projects bringing together artists, illustrators, zine makers and small-press publishers from Birmingham and beyond for two-days of DIY and indie publishing activity and distribution. The 2024 fair will welcome over 40 exhibitors and a communal table will allow many more to share and sell their work.

Over the two days, a programme of free talks and workshops will invite people to explore self-publishing and to get involved. Duplicate is free to attend and open to all. Full talks programme and exhibitor details coming soon!

Duplicate was started in 2019 by Sofia Niazi, Gareth Proskourine-Barnett and BAAAD Press.

2024 Exhibitors:

Planet Brill, Less Than 500, Press, David Armes, Pittville Press, Bunny Propaganda, Inked Shrew, Jessika Green, The Little Prints, Rumbidzai Savanhu, yamahighway, Roo Dhissou / Jalebi Press, Bobo Books, Lunchtime for the Wild Youth, William Luz, BCU Photography, Studio Platitude, Katharine Wade, Em—Dash, Rosalie Schweiker, Adam Wynn, Yifan Hu, Leah Hickey, BUNNY BISSOUX, SK Schäfer, Birmingham Photo Book Club, Book Works, Issey Illustrates, Juneau Projects, Mixed Rage Collective, Unknown Publishing Thing, Charlotte with Ink, Generous Waste, Rabbits Road Press, Jonathan Mcgarry, BeeTheIllustrator.917, BCU Illustration, 2B Or Not 2B, Neoliberalizard.

FREE WORKSHOPS:

Lino Print a Sticker, Swap a Sticker! with Natasha Taheem
Friday 3 May, 6–8pm
Learn how to carve your designs, print custom stickers, and exchange them with fellow artists to curate your perfect pack. Facilitated by artist Natasha Taheem. Suitable for ages 18+, no previous art or print experience required.

Typography Mix and Match with Johnathan Mcgarry
Saturday 4 May, 1–2pm
A drop-in session with pre-cut lino blocks of the letters D-U-P-L-I-C-A-T-E. Play around with arranging and re-arranging, inking and printing the blocks given. Use the letters to create new words and patterns. Suitable for all ages, may be messy!

Making Monsters with Yifan Hu
Saturday 4 May, 3–4pm
Make an 8-page zine and use coloured and textured paper to create a series of collaged monsters. Suitable for all ages.