Co-presented by the Dawson City Community Library, the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture, and Parks Canada, the annual Dawson Daily News Print and Publishing Symposium brings together a range of local and visiting visual artists, writers, and publishers to work in an exciting collaborative atmosphere. Workshops, discussions, readings, artist demonstrations, ongoing projects, and more aim to be inclusive, innovative, and collaborative in their focus on visual arts, literature, publishing, and heritage. The Print & Publishing Symposium takes place in the historic Dawson Daily News building, originally active as a hub of Northern journalism between 1899 - 1954.
Past participants include:
Peter Braune (New Leaf Editions), John Steins, Emily Davidson, Todd Stewart, Dan Dowhal, Yannick Desranleau and Chloe Lum (Seripop), Jan and Crispin Elsted (Barbarian Press), Jill Stanton, Joyce Majiski, Mathias MacPhee, Kimberly Edgar, Ashoona Ashoona, Marc Bell, Justin Apperley, Suzanna Zak, Seth Smith and Paul Hammond (Yo Rodeo), Paul Henderson, Anik See, Jp King, Sonja Ahlers, Elaine Corden, Sheila Heti, Emma Healey, Shannon Gerard, Ray Fenwick, Michael McCormack, Andrew McLaren, Rebekah Miller, Jo Cook (Perro Verlag), and Colleen Murphy
Details about the 2016 Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Symposium coming soon!