SYDNEY BOOK LAUNCH of How To Make Trouble and Influence People + Red Rattler Party

October 29, 2009

Book launch THURSDAY the 3rd December 2009 -  upstairs at the Berkelouw Cafe and Bookshop Newtown, 6-8 O’Connell St, Newtown, 6pm-8pm. Entry is free and speakers include the book’s author Iain McIntyre as well as Dr Meredith Burgmann, Mother Inferior (Order of Perpetual Indulgence) and Simon Hunt (Pauline Pantsdown). Launch party SATURDAY the 5th December...

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Welcome to the world of Breakdown Press.

August 20, 2009
Welcome to the world of Breakdown Press.

There has been lots of action here at Breakdown Press and we are so excited to be launching our new book “How to Make Trouble and Influence People” written by Iain McIntyre. This book is a collected and expanded edition of the publication of the same name, the original version of which came out...

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How to Make Trouble and Influence People – New Book!

August 20, 2009
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This book reveals Australia’s radical past through tales of Indigenous resistance, convict revolts and escapes, picket line hi-jinks, student occupations, creative direct action, media pranks, urban interventions, squatting, blockades, banner drops, street theatre and billboard liberation; including stories and anecdotes, interviews with pranksters and troublemakers, and over 300 spectacular photos documenting the vital history...

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Announcing our Fourth Poster Series – Forthcoming in 2010

August 20, 2009
Announcing our Fourth Poster Series – Forthcoming in 2010

In 2010 Breakdown Press will be producing a newsprint poster publication titled “The Peace Posters“, with the support of the Graham F. Smith Peace Trust. The publication will be a collection of posters designed by artists and writers to educate and raise awareness on the vital issues of peace. Artists will be encouraged to...

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YOU: some letters from the first five years – Zine Anthology

August 20, 2009
YOU: some letters from the first five years – Zine Anthology

“YOU” is for sale in Melbourne at these friendly stores – Sticky (Flinders St Subway), Polyester Books (Brunswick St, Fitzroy), Brunswick St Books (Fitzroy), Friends of the Earth (Smith St, Collingwood), Brunswick Bound (363 Sydney Rd). YOU is a free weekly zine from Melbourne, produced anonymously every week since November 2001. It takes the...

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Market Crossings

August 20, 2009
Market Crossings

In November 2008, an exciting community-based arts project called Market Value took place in the Preston Market, Melbourne. Facilitated by Trax Art, traders, patrons and young people developed and performed a live theatre show and were involved in a multimedia exhibition in the heart of the Market.  In conjuction with the people of Preston...

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The Nuclear Posters

August 20, 2009
The Nuclear Posters

“The Nuclear Posters” are still available for the cheap price of $15 (Retailing at $25 in shops). Featuring 17 poster designs, 7 x A2 and 10 x A3 posters, printed in full-colour on 100% recycled paper using vegie-based inks. Our 3rd poster series brings together a powerful collection of posters by artists, designers and...

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Stolenwealth Poster Series & Breakdown Press

August 20, 2009
Stolenwealth Poster Series & Breakdown Press

We formed Breakdown Press as an independent publishing company that publishes writing and visual arts with a political bent. We both became interested and involved in the Black GST campaign and decided that one thing we could do to help raise money for the campaign, and to help get the issues out to different...

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