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TELL ME MORE: Zine-making Workshop

Join book artist Rachel Marsden for a zine-making workshop. 

Book online in advance | Pay as you wish

Designed for age 14+

Please note, participants must attend both sessions.

Using the statement ‘TELL ME MORE’ as a starting point, the first session will guide participants in developing an inclusive vocabulary informed by HYPER-POSSIBLE on show the Herbert Museum & Art Gallery. This will feed into the making of individual and collective zines and pamphlet-style publications in session 2, with paper and print ephemera, photo printing, photocopying, and printmaking techniques. HYPER-PATH themes are key to the workshop, here an opportunity to find out more about ‘New Know-How’ and ‘Do It Yourself!’.

Rachel Marsden is an educator, curator, arts writer and book artist. She has 15 years’ experience across the arts, culture and heritage; Higher Education and academia, community and voluntary sectors from living and working in the UK, USA, China and Australia. Interested in publishing and writing-as-practice, she creates participatory installations and projects using bookbinding, paper-making and paper-engineering techniques. Recently, she founded NOVEL PRACTICES to facilitate bookmaking and bookbinding classes, and publish social and para-academic books.

Please be aware this event is fragrance-free. Please refrain from wearing scented products, such as perfumes/aftershaves, hair products and scented lotions, and avoid using scented soaps, sanitisers and detergents while attending the event. These products can trigger serious health issues for those with fragrance allergies and/or chemical sensitivities. Suitable wipes and soaps will be provided for use during the workshops.

Coventry Biennial is a festival of contemporary art taking place across Coventry & Warwickshire within and supported by UK City of Culture 2021. Expect new work by local and international artists, workshops, performances, talks, tours and much more. For more information visit:

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