Next week we will celebrate the (online) launch of 📗 🖥️ Vernaculars come to matter 🖥️📗, a publication around forms of vernacular languaging, software culture, and textual archives.

varia.zone/en/double-launch-si

We are super proud to publish the work of 5 co-conspirators in which the vernacular appears at 💥 eye level in the reverse diasporic circulation of Dutch-Turkish street typography (Cengiz Mengüç); 💥 in the attitude of photo editing software such as ImageMagick, manifested as software culture (@automatist); 💥 as a way of doing, living, and working in the Philippines, appearing as the non-standard-English voice (Clara Balaguer); 💥 as a way to navigate the Leftove.rs archive of MayDay Rooms, where historial ephemera require a very particular attention (Rosemary Grennan); 💥 or as a continuous struggle with bureaucratic rigidity while transitioning gender or name (Ren Loren Britton).

The publication is co-edited by @ccl, @jules, @manetta and published in a printed and digital form by everyday-technology-press, a new publishing initiative of .

Join the celebration on Friday 17 December between 19:00 and 20:30 (CET) at stream.vvvvvvaria.org, the contributors will be present to introduce their work!

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Next to that we also will celebrate the launch of 👀Learning How to Walk While Catwalking 👀 , an API and toolkit made by the first year students of Experimental Publishing (XPUB) in the context of their trimester based Special Issues.

This launch takes place between 13:00 and 17:00 CET, both in person ✌️ (at Varia: Gouwstraat 3, Rotterdam) or online 🌐 (at issue.xpub.nl/16/)

More information can be found at:

varia.zone/en/double-launch-si
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varia.zone/double-launch-si16-
(Dutch)

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