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[BKARTS] CALL FOR ENTRIES: "The Hanged Word"



CALL FOR ENTRIES: "The Hanged Word"

2 Gyrlz Quarterly and La Palabra Cafe-Press are still accepting
entries for consideration for "The Hanged Word," an exhibition of
zines, chapbooks, and book arts that will be displayed during the
Enteractive Language Festival's "Language of Print" event (details
below). Zinesters, writers, illustrators, and publishers based in the
Northwest are eligible, and should send a copy of their work(s) to La
Palabra Cafe-Press at the address below, or bring them by during
business hours. Please include accurate contact information (phone &
email too). DEADLINE  ­  NOVEMBER 15th......

All items selected will be displayed to encourage handling and
reading by audiences, unless you specify otherwise. We ask you to
consider donating your item, preferably signed by the creator and/or
writer, to our holiday fundraiser for 2 Gyrlz Quarterly, a non-profit
magazine online at http://www.2GQ.org. If you prefer that your item
be returned to you, enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope or
appropriate box. If you have a treasured, one-of-a-kind example of
book art, it can be considered for the glass-enclosed book arts
display.

La Palabra Cafe-Press....ATTN: The Hanged Word
4810 NE Garfield....Portland, OR 97211

Open 11 am - 11 pm except Mondays
Contact Krista, 503.493.033, info@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

ABOUT "THE LANGUAGE OF PRINT"
The Language of Print celebrates print, text, and the written word
through Flash Readings, an art opening, a video installation
premiere, along with food, drink, and a letterpress demonstration. A
dozen Northwest writers -- including Joanna Rose, Lidia Yuknavitch,
Lance Olsen, Joseph Bradshaw, and Kevin Sampsell -- will perform
short readings in a casual atmosphere. Portland photographer Laura
Domela, San Francisco-based multimedia artist Mark Faigenbaum, and
Pinball Publishing will show prints and photography, Christy Brewer
will present an installation piece, and Plazm's Joshua Berger will
premiere a video.

"The Hanged Word," a literally in-your-face presentation of 'zines,
book arts, and the written word curated by Krista Marshall Arias and
Tiffany Lee Brown, will also make its debut.  The Language of Print
has a sliding scale donation admission of $5-23; proceeds will
benefit 2 Gyrlz Quarterly, the non-profit arts and culture webzine at
http://www.2GQ.org. It takes place Sunday, November 23, 7-10 pm at La
Palabra Cafe-Press, 4810 NE Garfield (one block west of Alberta &
MLK). See also http://www.lapalabracafepress.org.

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