Today’s and yesterday’s International Zine Month prompt by Alex Wrekk are: 1 – What is a zine? Come up with a concise definition in your own words and share it with others. I tell people that zines are homemade and independent publications that vary in styles and formats. I then go on to explain that […]
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For the past several days, I’ve been feeling lethargic, so I haven’t been doing anything that involved zines, or much of anything, really. I couldn’t complete my zine within 24 hours. The zine that I did end up making, I decided to split into two separate issues.
It is (or was an hour or so ago) Independence Day here in the United States of America. Today’s International Zine Month prompt is: July 4 – AmeriZine Day! Explore marginalized voices in America. Buy, share, and read zines about racial justice and zines written by people of color. At the beginning of this month, […]
Day Two! Sure, this blog is going up a bit late, but let’s get to it. July 2nd – Zine Rewind! Re-read your favorite zines and remind yourself why you love them. I think the last time I was very active in the zine community, was when Kate Berwanger published The Radical Uprise #30: Write […]
So here we are. It is International Zine Month throughout July, and it is about time to get active in the Papernet once again! I will be posting here daily about the various activities and prompts on the IZM calendar. Today’s prompt: July 1 – CanaZine Day! Buy, read, or share zines from Canada for […]
I recently found footage of my attempt at making my 24-Hour Zine Thing zine, which ended up becoming “Zotte Park #2”. I don’t remember filming the process, but I found the footage and edited it into a video (see below). The video ends with me being exhausted, realising that I wouldn’t complete the zine on […]
I’m very excited to share my zines with you!
Tin Can Telephone was previously known as Paper Radio, which was mainly a media and radio fanzine. Now in its fifth incarnation, anything goes.
In a world of digital this and that and those and these, nothing can truly replace the intimacy and tangibility of something created in the physical realm…
Anxieties are rising as today is the day I attend my first convention/exhibition ever. Not only am I attending the Boston Zine Fest 2015, but I’m tabling! Whaaaaaat!? I would say that even Alex Wrekk’s “Stolen Sharpie Revolution” can prepare me for this, but I’d be lying.