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Chicago Matter: Independent Publishing Workshop
Aug 11, 2012 (4pm)

On August 11th, the Graham Foundation hosted Chicago Matter, a one-day workshop organized by Tim Parsons and Michael Savona as an extension of the Zak Kyes Working With... exhibition. Referencing the format of Zak Kyes' and Can Altay's workshop, Leipzig Papers, conducted during the first showing of the exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig, this workshop took meaningful objects from Chicago as its starting point.

Tables designed by Can Altay provided the setting for a group discussion and working session about various modes of independent publishing and distribution. The participants' objects and experiences were then translated into two dimensions by a variety of means using a Risograph RP3700 duplicator to form a new publication entitled Chicago Matter.

Pages from the publication will be displayed throughout the duration of the Zak Kyes Working With... exhibition. Printed in a limited edition of 150, the publication will be distributed nationally and internationally. A limited number of copies will be available for sale at the Graham Foundation bookshop while supplies last.

For more information on the exhibition, Zak Kyes Working With..., click here.