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Saturday November 14, 3 – 4 pm. Expozine Reading Room, 5035 Saint-Dominique. Free admission. Facebook event ! Based in Berlin, Swedish-French artist duo Anna Hellsgård and Christian Gfeller have been working together since 2001, creating paintings, prints, zines and artists’ books, cementing their reputation as master silkscreeners and innovators of the medium with every new project. Through the years, their desire to never repeat themselves and to create innovative and

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DIGITAL EXPOZINE event: E-books and e-lending for authors and small publishers. Free admission. Tuesday October 27, 6 – 8 p.m., Atwater Library Auditorium, 1200 Atwater Ave. This fall, the people behind the huge Expozine small press fair bring you: DIGITAL EXPOZINE, a series of events exploring the world of digital publishing as it relates to authors and small publishers. This event will cover the creation of e-books and the opportunities

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ARCMTL is proud to be a part of the Contre-Culture : existenences et persistances conference.   Montreal’s davinci magazine, Counter-Culture and the Visual Arts 1975 / 2015 Saturday, October 17 at Artexte ( 2 Sainte-Catherine E., suite 301 ) From 15h à 16h: One Hour, One Book: davinci magazine (Montréal 1973-75) by Louis Rastelli, Director, Archive Montréal. From 16h – 17h: Round table: Counter-Culture and the Visual Arts, from 1975

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MONTREAL SHOWS 1965 – 1975, Concert Posters, Photos and Ephemera Exhibit, September 16 – 20 2015, ART POP, 3450 St-Urbain. Vernissage: Wednesday Sept. 16. Hours: Sept. 16, 17-20h; Sept. 17-18, 11–20h; Sept. 19-20, 11-18h. SPECIAL GATHERING after exhibit Friday Sept. 18, 8 p.m., and Saturday September 19, 6:30 p.m. at site of former New Penelope Café on the block at 350 Sherbrooke, west corner of Bleury. Click here for the

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This summer, the team at Archive Montreal has been catching up on a backlog of audio cassettes to preserve and digitize. As in many smaller archives operating with limited budget and staff, Archive Montreal has to prioritize the material to be preserved and catalogued. Audio cassettes, particularly those from the 1970s-1980s, are a priority because of how they degrade over time. As with any magnetic media such as hard drives,

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Moving? Want to free up some space at home? ARCHIVE MONTREAL will gladly take your old zines, books, magazines, posters, photos, cassettes, films, vinyl etc. for conservation in our huge archive of Montreal culture! If you publish your own books or zines or print posters, we could also add copies of your work to our collection. But who are we? Good question! Our collection includes thousands of independent publications and

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JOB OFFER: Administrative and archival management assistant, Arcmtl DESCRIPTION Candidate must be eligible for Emploi Québec job programs. The employee will assist in the administrative management of a non-profit organization (arcmtl.org) and its arts promotion projects (distroboto.com, expozine.ca). The employee will also assist in the the management of the organization’s archives, which include collections of thousands of publications, artistic works, recordings and related materials. The candidate has a university degree

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The Expozine Alternative Press Awards Gala will be held at Divan Orange, 4234 St-Laurent, on Friday, May 15 2015, 18h – 22h. Hosted by our illustrious Master of Ceremonies, Jean-Luc Bonspiel, followed by a free concert at 10 p.m. marking the 10th anniversary of Distroboto at Divan Orange, with : Cocobeurre, Nancypants, Nutsak. Click here for the Facebook event ! The finalists will be announced on the Expozine website shortly,

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BLUE METROPOLIS literary festival 20h-21h, Friday, April 24, 10 Sherbrooke E. (corner St-Laurent), PETIT SALON MONTREAL 1975 / 2015, A DIFFERENT IMAGINARY Round-table discussion featuring Bryan Demchinsky, Endre Farkas, Anna Leventhal and Ralph Elawani. Click here for the Facebook event. Local small press promoters and archivists ARCMTL / Expozine present a reading and discussion exploring two Montreals: the city that local writers wrote about in 1975 and the entirely new

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Arcmtl is a finalist for the 30th annual Grand Prix du Conseil des Arts de Montréal! From the press release: “Arcmtl’s Expozine became known across North America, offering the public a whole other way of seeing words and images. In addition to its archive centre and exhibits, the organization invents new ways of promoting culture, such as Distroboto: old cigarette machines that have since 2001 distributed tens of thousands of

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