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September 19-29. VOLUMES fair’s artistic director Anne-Laure Franchette in Russia. Boomfest

Anne-Laure Franchette’s lecture «VOLUMES. Swiss Self-Publishers and Archive»

September 19 – «Smena» Center of Contemporary culture, Kazan

September 23 – Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow

On September 26-29, St. Petersburg hosts International Comics Festival «Boomfest». This year program spotlights an exhibition of indie publications from the collection of Zürich independent publishers fair «VOLUMES».

Anne-Laure Franchette, the fair artistic director will visit St. Petersburg to present at «Boomfest» the selection of zines, DIY art publications, magazines and books on comics, graphics and illustrations specially made for the occasion. The exhibit will feature over 40 publications from the VOLUMES collection.

On September 29, Anne-Laure will present the exhibit and answer the audience questions, as well as give guidelines on how to become a participant of the next year VOLUMES. The collection of publications will be on display in the Mayakovskiy Library on September 28-October 10.

Besides, the team of artists from Ampel Magazine including Anja Wicki, Luca Bartulovic and Andreas Kiener will also join «Boomfest». On September 29, they will talk about zines, collaborations and their new collaboration with St. Petersburg artists Olesya Gonserovskaya and Tamri. More

Photo: Anne-Laure Franchette (left) (c) Carlo Pizani


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