Presentatie Angharad Lewis, So you want to publish a magazine?

13 oktober 2016 tot 13 oktober 2016
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On october 13 (17.00-18.30pm) we will celebrate the publication of So You Want To Publish a Magazine? by Angharad Lewis. It’s a special year: Laurence King Publishers celebrates 25 years of publishing, Athenaeum celebrates 50 years of selling books. Who said paper is dead? Paper is thrilling and alive!From idea to design, printing and retail - what is it like to publish a magazine?

In So You Want to Publish a Magazine Angharad Lewis guides prospect magazine makers through the whole process, by talking to literally everyone involved: from idea via editing, design and printing to retail, and showcasing many examples. For today’s event Lewis takes the stage with magazine makers Ibrahim Nehme (The Outpost), Kirsten Algera & Ernst van der Hoeven (MacGuffin) and Peter Bilak (Works That Work). The audience will be invited to join the conversation as well. Book signing, drinks and magazines afterwards in Athenaeum Nieuwscentrum.

About the speakers

Ibrahim Nehme is the founder and editor in chief of The Outpost, a magazine of possibilities in the Arab world. The Outpost works towards catalyzing a socio-cultural transformation in the Arab region by exploring and tapping into possibilities of positive change. For the past 4 years, the English-language magazine came out from Beirut and has won several awards recognizing its editorial and design work. The Outpost has also begun publishing another publication in Arabic. The first issue will be released with issue #07 of the English edition.

Peter Bilak works in the field of editorial, graphic, and type design, teaches at the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague. He co-founded Dot Dot Dot magazine in 2000, and Works That Work magazine in 2012. Works That Work is an international magazine of unexpected creativity original that publishes in-depth essays and stories the impact of design.

Ernst van der Hoeven is an art historian, landscape artist and publisher. In 2002 he established EVDH, studio for the urban landscape. With his Amsterdam based studio he designs landscapes, curates exhibitions and makes works of art. In 2008 he co-founded the indie zine Club Donny, a journal on the personal experience of nature in an urban environment. In 2015 he and Kirsten Algera started the biannual design & crafts magazine MacGuffin, in which they explore the life of things. He is a (guest)lecturer at The Academy of Architecture in Amsterdam and the Design Academy in Eindhoven.

Kirsten Algera is a writer, design historian and publisher based in Amsterdam. In the last ten years she worked as a freelance critic, writer, curator and documentary maker for different platforms, most notably the Dutch Broadcast Company VPRO and the Dutch Council for Culture. Algera initiated various international design projects and is a lecturer at the Design Academy in Eindhoven and the University of the Arts in Utrecht. Her latest project is a design & crafts magazine that she founded in 2015 with Ernst van der Hoeven: MacGuffin.

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