Hardcover Bookbinding Workshop

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Level up your sewing, cutting and gluing skills by learning to make a simple hard cover book! If you have a special paper that you would like to use for the cover or for the interior pages, bring it with you! Paper for interiors should be cut down to letter size. Otherwise, all material is provided.

Maximum attendance is 12, first come, first served. Due to the many steps involved in this workshop, it is important to show up on time as latecomers will not be able to catch up. The workshop is open to OCAD U students and is free, including materials.

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 113 McCaul street, level 1. Also accessible from 122 St. Patrick Street
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext. 2529
Cost: 
Free for OCAD U students
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LNAP Digital Zine

text: "Study Up, Slow Down" surrounded by drawings of a book, glasses, a candle and incense
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 4:15pm to Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 4:15pm

The contents of this zine were created at LNAP, the Late Night Against Procrastination, on November 7th, 2019 at OCAD University.

LNAP is a late night event that provides a space for students to study and focus in a supported environment, organized by the OCAD U Writing and Learning Centre (WLC) in collaboration with various departments. Zine making was facilitated by staff from the OCAD U Library, home of the OCAD Zine Library.

Read or download the zine at: https://bit.ly/2LQmy5b 

Limited print copies are available at the Writing and Learning Centre and the Library's Learning Zone. 

Funding to produce this zine came from the Ontario Post Secondary Access and Inclusion Program (OPAIP), administered by the WLC.

 

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 113 McCaul Street, Level 1 and Room 510
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Cost: 
Free

SOFT-COVER BOOKBINDING WORKSHOP

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Learn the basics of softcover bookbinding to give your zines and publications a handmade touch! This workshop will cover folded bindings, pamphlet stitch and Japanese stab binding. If you have a special paper that you would like to use for the cover or for the interior pages, bring it with you! Otherwise, all material is provided. Maximum attendance is 12, first come, first served. The workshop is open to OCAD U students and is free, including materials.

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 113 McCaul Street, Level 1 Also accessible from 122 St. Patrick Street
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext. 2529
Cost: 
Free for current OCAD U students
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INTRODUCTION TO SELF PUBLISHING

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us in the OCAD U Library's Learning Zone for a basic introduction to self publishing!

 

Whether you’ve never made a zine or if you’re a seasoned self-publisher looking for more options, this workshop will help outline the possibilities of self-publishing, big and small. This introduction to self-publishing will share skills and suggestions in planning your publication, choosing a production method and setting a reasonable price for your work. Open to all current OCAD U students.

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 122 St. Patrick Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 113 McCaul Street.
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext.2529
Cost: 
Free for current OCAD U students
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INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOSHOP

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us in the OCAD U Library's Learning Zone for a basic introduction to Adobe Photoshop!

For those who learn best in person, this simple and casual introduction will give you enough skills to start working with Photoshop (and suggest resources to develop more specialized skills down the line). This presentation is intended for current OCAD U students who are new to the software and will provide an overview to basic file types, tools and adjustments. Bring your laptop to follow along, a notebook to take notes, and any questions you have. We're not experts, but we're happy to introduce you to this useful and powerful tool of image editing!

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 122 St. Patrick Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 113 McCaul Street.
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext.2529
Cost: 
Free for current OCAD U students
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Introduction to InDesign

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Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

Join us in the OCAD U Library's Learning Zone for a basic introduction to Adobe InDesign!

 

For those who learn best in person, this simple and casual introduction will give you enough skills to start working with InDesign (and suggest resources to develop more specialized skills down the line). This presentation is intended for current OCAD U students who are new to the software and will provide an overview to creating files and laying out a zine or book project. Bring your laptop to follow along, a notebook to take notes, and any questions you have. We're not experts, but we're happy to introduce you to this useful and powerful publishing tool!

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 122 St. Patrick Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 113 McCaul Street.
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext.2529
Cost: 
Free
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Introduction to Self Publishing

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us in the OCAD U Library's Learning Zone for a basic introduction to self publishing!

 

Whether you’ve never made a zine or if you’re a seasoned self-publisher looking for more options, this workshop will help outline the possibilities of self-publishing, big and small. This introduction to self-publishing will share skills and suggestions in planning your publication, choosing a production method and setting a reasonable price for your work. Open to all current OCAD U students.
 

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 122 St. Patrick Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 113 McCaul Street.
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext.2529
Cost: 
Free
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Introduction to Photoshop

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us in the OCAD U Library's Learning Zone for a basic introduction to Adobe Photoshop!

For those who learn best in person, this simple and casual introduction will give you enough skills to start working with Photoshop (and suggest resources to develop more specialized skills down the line). This presentation is intended for current OCAD U students who are new to the software and will provide an overview to basic file types, tools and adjustments. Bring your laptop to follow along, a notebook to take notes, and any questions you have. We're not experts, but we're happy to introduce you to this useful and powerful tool of image editing!

 

 

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 122 St. Patrick Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 113 McCaul Street.
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext.2529
Cost: 
Free
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Call for Submissions: Exhibition Proposals for the Learning Zone

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Friday, December 6, 2019 - 9:00am to Monday, January 6, 2020 - 11:00pm

The Learning Zone is currently accepting submissions for exhibitions in our gallery space between February 3rd and March 18th 2020. We are looking for two exhibitions, each installed for approximately three weeks. The deadline for submissions is Sunday January 19, 2020.

 

With a large glass wall facing the first level of Village by the Grange, the Learning Zone Main Space provides an excellent opportunity to have your work seen by the OCAD U community and the general public. Due to the flexibility of our space, we can accommodate a broad variety of formats: two dimensional, three dimensional, installation, performance, audio or video work.

 

The Learning Zone encourages submissions from all areas of study at OCAD University, including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and alumni. We accept proposals for solo and group exhibitions. Students who wish to curate an exhibition of student work are also encouraged to apply. Don't be intimidated, we're here to help make your exhibit idea a reality! We can provide support in exhibition planning, installation and more.

 

Our application process is simple and easy. Students or Faculty interested in planning an exhibit in the Learning Zone should contact LZ Librarian, Marta Chudolinska at mchudolinska@ocadu.ca with the following information: Medium and theme of work to be exhibited, Approximate number of pieces to be installed, Potential dates of interest, Program of Study & Year Level.

 

For more information on how to submit an exhibition proposal, please refer to our submission guidelines: https://www.ocadu.ca/Assets/content/exhibitions/Doc+Linked+from+How+to+S...

Venue & Address: 
113 McCaul Street, Level 1 Also accessible from 122 St. Patrick Street
Website: 
https://www.ocadu.ca/Assets/content/exhibitions/Doc+Linked+from+How+to+Submit+Webpage_LearningZone.pdf
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext. 2529
Cost: 
Free

OCAD U Zine Fair

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 11:00am to Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 7:00pm

​Every year the OCAD U Zine Fair brings together an amazing collection of talent and innovation in alternative publications. This year will be one of our best!

Each day will feature a different group of vendors representing a broad range of making: zines, comics, poetry, independent magazines, prints stickers and so much more. The Zine Library will be hosting button making throughout the event. All proceeds from button making will go to the OCAD Zine Library collection and its initiatives.

 

Wednesday vendors:

Rebecca Suzanne Michie https://www.instagram.com/nausicaa.art/

Old Growth Press www.oldgrowthpress.ca

Rachel McCormick https://www.instagram.com/ayoitsrachelo/

Myshka instagram.com/mishsmam

Elise Conlin www.eliseconlin.com 

The Blues https://akpaillustration.com/

Salisa Jat salisajat.format.com

Alyssa Pisciotto www.instagram.com/that_glitter_chick_

Dalbert B. Vilarino www.dalbertbv.com

Project 40 Collective www.p40collective.ca

Clairandean www.instagram.com/clairandean

Gwendolyn McLuhan https://www.instagram.com/grendelline/

Kelly K www.okaykellyk.com   

Kimberly Edgar www.kimberlyedgar.com

Isa  www.instagram.com/carefultarot

Zoë Martin a.k.a. Zome Loam www.kzoemartin.wix.com/zomeloam 

The Sunday Night Bombers https://sundaynightbombers.com

Dairysam http://www.instagram.com/dairy.sam

 

Thursday vendors:

Andre Freitas https://www.facebook.com/ozman.hq/

Cleopatria www.instagram.com/cleopatriia   

Emily Fay Fin www.fayforest.com  

Casey E Helm - VESTAIS www.instagram.com/vestais

Clara Lynas https://www.instagram.com/claralynas/

sad.luck www.instagram.com/sad.luck

Xiaoxiao Li. www.instagram.com/xiao_xli

Lina Wu https://www.instagram.com/linaw_u/

Madcrush.co  madcrush.co

Jercy Dee www.instagram.com/jercydee

Rabeea Syed https://www.instagram.com/rabeeasyed/

Maradecartoons www.instagram.com/maradecartoons  

Kai Lumbang kailumbang.com

Emma Percy http://www.instagram.com/emmalucillepercy

creepazoidMonster https://www.instagram.com/creepazoidmonster/

Chuddi Collective https://www.instagram.com/bo_doodley/ https://www.instagram.com/monster__juice/ https://www.instagram.com/sylvianowak/

Toadstool Illustrations https://linktr.ee/toadstoolillustrates

Nati Romero www.natiromero.com

 

Come out to celebrate, admire and support artists, writers and makers from the OCAD U and local Toronto zine community!

Poster design by Natalie Mark.

 

Venue & Address: 
Lobby of 100 McCaul Street, Toronto, ON
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext 2529
Cost: 
Free to attend
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