Sticky Institute is a Melbourne based specialist zine shop, situated in Degraves Street Subway under Flinders Street Station.
Sticky is run by volunteers and is open four days a week. The artist space boasts its own typewriter pool, guillotine for revolutions, badge machines, long armed staplers and questionable music. With thousands of titles availablle, mostly from Australian creators but also from around the world, Sticky Institute is the only specialist zine shop and artist space of its kind globally. It is also known for its online shrine to Chester Carlson, extensive zineopedia, and for hosting the spectacular Festival of the Photocopier in February of each year.
The institute accepts all zines on consignment with a simple submission process and takes only 20% commission.
P.O. Box 310 Flinders Lane, Melbourne Victoria 8009 AUSTRALIA
Shop 10 Campbell Arcade, Degraves Street Subway Melbourne VIC 3000
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +613 9654 8559
Opening Hours: Wednesday - Friday 12-6pm Saturday 12-5pm
- Sticky website, which also includes a handy Australian 'zine directory and cultural dictionary'
- Sticky Institute on Twitter
- Sticky Institute on Facebook
- Future Melbourne: artist run spaces / artist run initiatives: Sticky and Melbourne's zine culture By Eloise Peace, co-coordinator of Sticky, August 2007, commissioned by the City of Melbourne.