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56th Street Round Table: Renaissance of Zines in the Digital Age
Friday, June 29, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
summer in the city series
the new york public library & momofuku presents...
56th street round table: renaissance of zines in the digital age
karen gisonny (@kgisonny), nypl's helen bernstein librarian for periodicals + journals
thessaly la force (@thessaly la force), co-founder of girl crush zine
max schumann (@PRINTED_MATTER), associate director of printed matter
karen gisonny, nypl's helen bernstein librarian for periodicals + journals, in conversation with thessaly la force , girl crush zine, and max schumann, associate director of printed matter, on the zine renaissance. what is the connection between the rise of digital media and the flourishing of print zine culture? why are zines more popular than ever? join us for a panel highlighting zines and why we love them.
$45 per person includes talk, má pêche lunch & non-alcoholic beverages.
The New York Public Library is a free provider of education and information for the people of New York and beyond, operating 90 libraries throughout the five boroughs. The Library system offers free materials, computer access, classes, exhibitions, programming and more, and has seen record numbers of attendance and circulation in recent years. Its latest exhibition, "Lunch Hour NYC," runs from June 22, 2012 until Feb. 17, 2013, and highlights compelling stories tied the history of lunch, using items from across NYPL collections (including its menu collection -- one of the largest in the world -- and its vast collection of culinary materials). For more information on the Library, check out www.nypl.org/
When & Where
opened august 2006. momofuku ssäm bar serves an inventive menu that is constantly evolving. country hams, raw bar items and off cuts are staples at dinner, and lunch at ssäm bar features rotisserie duck. ssäm bar is #37 on the san pellegrino world’s 50 best restaurants list.
opened march 2008. with 12 seats, momofuku ko is the smallest of the momofuku restaurants. at ko (which means “son of”), guests sit along a kitchen counter and are served by the cooks. ko has two michelin stars, which it has retained for four years. ko is #79 on the san pellegrino world’s best restaurants list.
opened january 2012. booker and dax is a cocktail bar. at booker and dax, new techniques and technologies are used in the pursuit of making delicious drinks. the approach to rethinking cocktails is considered, deliberate, and precision-oriented. questions and curiosity are eagerly welcomed, but most of all booker and dax welcomes anyone looking for a good, strong drink.