“Pen and ink have revolutionized movements and culture and information sharing … they’re extremely necessary right now,” says Charissa Lucille, who runs Wasted Ink Zine Distro in Phoenix.
30 Artists and Writers Savor and Digest Those “Lunchbox Moments”
A group of food writers in San Francisco gathered personal essays and art from 30 contributors around the country.
Building an Art Community in India Through Zines
When the COVID-19 pandemic caused the world to go digital in 2020, a small team of artists, writers, and curators in New Delhi, India, started working on a dream project, prompted by the joy of print.
Hone Your Voice in This Online Zine Workshop
The Women’s Center for Creative Work workshop will also discuss how self-publishing has contributed to social movements and “why that’s relevant with zine-making today.”
Enter the “Quaranzine”: Zines That Boost Resistance, Mutual Aid, and Self-Care
There may never have been a better time for the zine, since as COVID-19 rages on, many artists are turning to self-publishing as an alternative way to connect while in isolation.
In Hong Kong, Protestors Are Using Zines to Get Their Messages Out
The speed with which the Hong Kong demonstrators’ informative zines have been distributed, collected, and even exhibited internationally is remarkable. We spoke with ZineCoop, one of the groups behind the effort, to discuss why they are so powerful.
A Zine Fair Aims to Tackle Tech’s Diversity Problem
Tiny Tech Zines is a new zine fair that examines the weaknesses of the industry, while exploring ways that digital innovation can be harnessed by those communities that have been heretofore underserved.
The View from the NY Art Book Fair Zine Tent: 8 Zines You Want to Know About
This year’s zinesters brought some of the most playful, provocative, and interesting items on display, and here are some notable picks.
A Zine and Small Press Fair for Book Artists of Color
The second annual edition of the Brown Paper Zine & Small Press Fair brings 23 exhibitors to Barnard Hall this weekend.
Celebrating Marginalized Voices at Long Beach Zine Fest, from Xicanistas to Queer POC Goths
The free event will bring 100 zinesters, plus discussions, workshops, and performances, to the Museum of Latin American Art on August 6.
A Zine Fair for Underrepresented Voices at the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance
On March 16, the Zinister Zine Fair will showcase self-published and printed works made by and for people of color and LGBTQ people.
Lines of Thought: An Interview with Ben Jones
Last month, Ben Jones exhibited a new body of work at The Hole gallery on the Lower East Side. The gallery’s walls and floor are painted a bright, startling white; Jones’s artwork, usually drenched in hot hues, here consists only of graphite-colored oil-stick line drawings.