Monday, 21 September 2015

Rebel Moon - a benefit for AK Press

A fundraising celebration of radical and independent publishing in Aotearoa New Zealand and beyond!

AK Press is a worker-run, collectively managed anarchist publishing and distribution company, in operation since 1990. On March 21st of this year, a fire in a building behind AK’s caught fire and the fire spread to AK’s warehouse. Two people living in the building died in the fire, much of AK’s inventory was damaged by water and smoke, and the city has deemed their building uninhabitable. While they have suffered a major blow they are carrying on and continue to publish and distribute anarchist and radical literature around the world, including to Aotearoa New Zealand. But they need all the help they can get and all money raised at this event will go directly to their fire relief fund.

More information about AK Press and the fire can be found at http://www.akpress.org/fire-relief.html Also a
RadioNZ interview with Pip Adams promoting the AK Benefit.

Confirmed so far:

Jared Davidson, Mark Darby, Rebel Press, The Freedom Shop, Kassie Hartendorp, Faith Wilson, Leilani A Visesio, Kerry Ann Lee, Maria McMillan, Pip Adam, Mark Epoo, Scott Kendrick, Ken Simpson, Barry Pateman, Murdoch Stephens, Grace Millar

With music by:
mr sterile Assembly, Te Kupu, Gold Medal Famous, The All Seeing Hand

  • When: Saturday September 26, 2015
  • Where: Moon, 167 Riddiford St, Newtown, Wellington
  • $10 to $10 million depending on how generous you're feeling!

Readings from 6:30 pm, music from 9pm

AK Press books will be available for sale through The Freedom Shop

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