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Swancon 17: Urban Alchemist?: Nick Stathopoulos

Herein a transcription of page 10 of the Festival of the Imagination 1992 souvenir book. Urban Alchemist? Nick Stathopoulos To look at his working environment, one could be excused for thinking Nick gets paid to make mess. Surrounded by tins … Continue reading

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SwanCon XV Progress Report Two Summary

by Chris Creagh This A5 sized, buff coloured, 20 page booklet with disorganised page numbers, is sprinkled with graphics and packed full of useful information. The front cover sports a futuristic drawing by Craig Hilton (© 1989)  of a circuitry embedded … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – Progress Report January 1992 – PARSEC & sponsorship adverts

Page 10 of the SwanCon 17 January 1992 progress report was dedicated to ‘Parsec’. It isn’t exactly clear from the context whether this was part of the convention, or an entirely separate event. Equally, it isn’t clear whether the set of … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – Hotel and Venue

Pages 10 and 11 of the SwanCon 17 Progress report (unnumbered; dated July 1991) contain information about the venue, and a full page map of the venue, including accommodation areas, pool, and location of the river. Halfway down the page … Continue reading

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Swancon 16 Program Leaflet

Transcribed by Doug. This is a gloss piece of paper, 4/3rds of A4 size, landscape, folded in four. When you see it in the folded position, it looks like an A4 sheet folded in thirds: the usual 210mm or so … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 Progress Report July 1991 Back Cover

Transcribed by Chris Creagh AFTERWORD: Although the “committee” for next year’s convention will play a much less prominent role in the actual events themselves (we see our role as “organisers” and not “principal attendees”, so you’ll see less of us … Continue reading

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Swancon XV program book – The Third Stream

Page 26 of the SwanCon XV program book has the running head “Just when you thought it was safe to go back to bed”… (All typography faithfully reproduced, except SHOUTY CAPS) The Third Stream Besides the Primary, panel-oriented steam and … Continue reading

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Swancon XV Con book — Videocon III

Page 18 of the SwanCon XV souvenir book has the running head “What? And Miss the Panels?”… Videocon III by Robin Pen Information about those bit square things with moving pictures on them sitting in the corner of dark rooms. … Continue reading

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Swancon 16 Progress Report 3 – Pages 12-14 – Bid ad, Membership, Forthcoming Conventions and Acknowledgements.

This is a part summary, part transcription of pages 12, 14 and 13 of Progress Report 3 of Swancon 16. (Yes, they were in that order) comprising of an advert for the Swancon 18 NatCon bid; the membership list and … Continue reading

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Swancon 16, Progress Report 3 – page 9

Page 9 of the Swancon 16 progress report 2 has roughly half the page devoted to each of ‘Policies’ and ‘The Auction’, each printed in two columns. All typography except SHOUTY TEXT faithfully reproduced. Yes, even the Swancon/SwanCon variations. Policies … Continue reading

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