10am to 5pm
Monday 10 – Friday 21 July Monday – Friday: 9.00am – 6:00pm
Lower Gallery at London College of Communication
Free and open to all
Saturdays: 10am – 4:00pm
Music zines feature heavily in the Library Zine Collection at London College of Communication, UAL. From the original punk fanzines of the 1970s, through to the indie and alternative zines of the subsequent five decades, zines continue to be vital in providing bands and fans a means to share their music and express their ideas and opinions. The DIY ethos and aesthetic of punk subculture continues to influence and empower today.
Nick Mann's zine, A Short Fanzine About Rocking (ASFAR), is an influential punk, metal and hardcore music zine which ran for 38 issues from 2001-2014. ASFAR provides a case study which highlights the importance of self-publishing for individuals and subcultural communities. ASFAR had a huge impact on the underground music scene in the UK and beyond, and on its long-term contributors. The exhibits shown will provide examples of Nick’s work and writing, and show the passion and process behind creating a music zine.
Monday 10 – Friday 21 July
Monday – Friday: 9.00am – 6:00pm