Zine Making as Method

I made a video poster for the CHASE virtual encounters 2021 conference. It's my first time making something like this, so it's a little rusty, but I think it worked to convey some of the materiality of zines that's often lost in powerpoint! Below is a plain text version of the video - I'd prefer... Continue Reading →

Take It Back

Take It Back is a participatory zine making project made possible through an Unlimited Emerging Artist Award. The project came about because of the ways that many experiences of mental health and madness are made invisible by mental health campaigning and mainstream narratives that demand our experiences be coherent, positive, complete, verbal, linear and singular.... Continue Reading →

Zine Researchers Code of Ethics Open Meetings

There'll be two opening meetings to discuss collaboratively writing a Zine Researchers Code of Ethics (ZRCoE). There are two meetings to try and accommodate people from as many time zones as possible - you can chose which to attend. All are welcome - if you're interested in having conversations about how researchers use zines to... Continue Reading →

Digital Zine Workshops

So, as we come up to a year since the great shift to digital, I thought it was worth writing up some of my experiences of digital zine workshops - both run independently and as part of Edinburgh Zine Library. These aren't absolute rules, but reflections on my own practice. I'm sure you can disregard... Continue Reading →

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