24 May 2010
Call for zines

The Stuart Hall Library wants your zines

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The Stuart Hall Library is expanding our collection to incorporate zines and self published material . We are looking for zines relating to cultural diversity, race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, as well as personal/political/arts based zines. The new zine collection at the Stuart Hall Library will be a unique opportunity to collect and preserve a wide variety of self published material.

The Stuart Hall Library is one of the leading specialist libraries in its field, focusing on international visual arts and British artists from culturally diverse backgrounds. The library has a unique collection of exhibition catalogues and monographs, as well as a strong focus on cultural and critical theory, diaspora, gender studies, and media studies.

With your help we want to build a unique resource which will be made available to all researchers and the general public, providing access to a wide range of self-published material in keeping with the Stuart Hall Library collection, and documenting the importance of zine subcultures in culture, arts, and politics.

All donations are welcome and should be sent to:

Stuart Hall Library, Iniva, Rivington Place, London, EC2A 3BA.

Zines will be catalogued and incorporated into the library collection. You can search for all library materials, including zines, via the online library catalogue.

We also welcome any suggestions for zines that you think would make a welcome addition to our collection. Please let us know your recommendations by emailing us at library@iniva.org

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