Monthly Archives: June 2014

Brushstrokes #4/5 – The Chairman Quacks

Brushstrokes – Syncon92 PR no 4/5, December 1992. Transcription by Anna Hepworth, faithlessly reproducing the typographic quirks of the original document. The Chairman Quacks…. Welcome to issue 4/5 of Brushstrokes the PR for Syncon 92 the ….. Hang I hear … Continue reading

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Brushstrokes #3

28 pages, being 7 sheets of double-sided A4, folded and staple-stitched. Front cover: art of an astronaut floating in space next to a satellite. Text: BRUSHSTROKES SYNCON 92 PROGRESS REPORT 3 Back cover: blank except for text at the bottom … Continue reading

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Brushstrokes #2 – on the Ditmars

‘Brush Strokes’ were the progress report/fanzines for Syncon 92. On pages 12-13 of the second of these, we find some evidence that certain conversations come around again in fandom: The Australian SF (“Ditmar”) Awards As mentioned in the first issue … Continue reading

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Brushstrokes #2 – Info and Welcome pages

transcribed by Anna Hepworth Brush Strokes SYNCON 92 Progress Report No 2 [Inside front cover/Page 2] SYNCON 92 The Australian National Convention Easter 1992: April 17 to 20 1992 THEME: THE ART OF SCIENCE FICTION VENUE: TO BE ANNOUNCED GUEST … Continue reading

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SynCon 1988 (‘Conviction’) – flyer

transcription and description by Anna Hepworth In our collection of SynCon (‘Conviction’) materials is a single A4 sheet, printed double sided, which is less than a progress report, but more than a flyer. The paper itself is a pale cream/yellow, … Continue reading

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Suncon Raffle #1 ticket

Ah, the ephemera that makes its way into our collection:           SUNCON RAFFLE #1   Number of tickets, 250   $5.00 EACH Prize; $1000 worth of Airfare to Brisbane. or a Video Recorder to the value … Continue reading

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