MCA Zine Fair 2012

Sunday, May 20, 2012 25 Comments A+ a-

It was one of my favourite days of the year today - the Sydney MCA 2012 zine fair! Here are some of my favourites from the day.
I just loved all the Japanese themed mini zines on Tara's table! How adorable is the 'Kewpie the superhero' accordion instagram zine? Mine came in a little sewed envelope with instagram photographs. I also purchased her '30 cool things about my trip to Japan' and 'iPhoneography' instagram guide. I think it's pretty obvious why I loved Tara's table!
Every year there comes a special time when I look forward to building my 'Spoonful' zine collection. It really is a delightful happiness companion - and so is it's beautiful creator, Thea. Don't you just love her paper spoon garland?
Burrow's quirky and yummy table display.
The colourful and fun illustrated works of the stunning Mechelle B.
One of Sydney's most well known zine makers is Vanessa Berry. I was lucky enough to get a copy of her new zine 'Biblioburbia' before it sold out - a little guide to Sydney's libraries. I also picked up her Disposable Camera 'Melbourne issue'.
Lee Tran launched her new Speak-easy #13 zine today and it is all about Japan! Oh my! I know I am in for a treat!

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memtree
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May 20, 2012 at 5:25 PM delete

wow! how amazing! thank you so much for sharing your findings. so wish i was in syd!

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Kelly Zarb
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May 20, 2012 at 8:36 PM delete

Thanks for sharing some pics of of the fair jenna it looks like heaps of fun was had by all.

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kiakakes
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May 21, 2012 at 1:40 AM delete

such wonderful pictures! i just started collecting zines, hope my collection continues to grow. i wish i could go to a zine fair of some sort. it would be nice to buy or trade zines.

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May 21, 2012 at 7:22 AM delete

oh wow, i wish i could have been there! ahh and that kewpie superhero zine! *_* i want it! so many cool things you've found!

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Lisa
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May 21, 2012 at 8:54 AM delete

I think I'd buy everything!

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Niina A.
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May 21, 2012 at 9:10 AM delete

Everything looks so wonderful and fun! I'm going to make it my mission to go there one day!

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Emmie Rae
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May 21, 2012 at 9:57 AM delete

cute coverage of the zine fair Jenna! Shame I didn't run into you there! Would have been nice to have a chat and swoon over all the cuteness! xo

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Ru-chan
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May 21, 2012 at 10:59 AM delete

this is so amazing! I hope I get the chance to visit a zine fair some time!

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island-shii
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May 22, 2012 at 5:40 PM delete

Omgsh, I was there but I didn't see Lee Tran's zine?!
Crying....

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May 22, 2012 at 8:19 PM delete

Brilliant! thanks so much for doing such a fab photography job - and super sweet comments! It's one of my fave days too x

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Camila Faria
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May 24, 2012 at 4:55 AM delete

Jenna, I can't believe it's been this long since I last stoped by your beautiful blog! I've been missing all this fabulousness! I'm so glad I'm back. :)

I wish we had Zine Fairs around here, how cool is that? So many cute zines! And, yes, you're right, Tara's table was pretty awesome.

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Veronica Fish
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May 24, 2012 at 9:53 AM delete

Looks wonderful!! I wish they did stuff like this in Boston!

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May 26, 2012 at 11:37 AM delete

No problem memtree - Always great to see new zines hey.

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May 26, 2012 at 11:38 AM delete

Hi Kelly - wonderful to hear from you. Hope your having fun on your creative adventures xo

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May 26, 2012 at 11:40 AM delete

Hi Kiakakes - Yes zines are so much fun to collect, i'm addicted to buying them because each one is so unique. What zines do you have?

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May 26, 2012 at 11:41 AM delete

I know the Kewpie zine is just too sweet! I should of bought an extra one for you xo

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May 26, 2012 at 11:42 AM delete

Hi Lisa,
Yes it was very hard to stop buying!!

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May 26, 2012 at 11:42 AM delete

Maybe we could meet and go together one day ^_^

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May 26, 2012 at 11:44 AM delete

Hi Emmie! You went! Oh it would of been lovely to go around the zine fair together.

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May 26, 2012 at 11:51 AM delete

Hi Ru-chan, Zine fairs are just so much fun! You can always be sure to find amazing things at them. Wonderful to here from someone in Japan - my favourite country!

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May 26, 2012 at 12:02 PM delete

Hi Island-shii, You might be able to buy Lee's zine from her online shop.

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May 26, 2012 at 12:04 PM delete

Hi Dudley! Thanks! Happy to hear you liked the post. Thanks for making such wonderful zines!

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May 26, 2012 at 12:08 PM delete

Hi Camila,

Wonderful to hear from you again. Thanks for the lovely comment. I will have to pop by your beautiful blog too again ^_^

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May 26, 2012 at 12:11 PM delete

Oh you should google zine fair and shops in Boston. I am sure there will be on there!!

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hello bunnies
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May 30, 2012 at 9:06 AM delete

Those zines are so cute!! Like everyone else, wish I was in Australia to experience it.

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