My first zine! I've wanted to make a zine for a very, very long while, but always waited to gather a group together to make it. Unfortunately, or fortunately, everyone who was involved with this project ended up not contributing (besides the sustainability survey). So the lesson here is do what you want to, don't wait on other people. That being said, I would love to have other people invovled on future issues.
The zine is on current issues, which is quite broad. I focus on sustainability, and generational differences. But of course there's plenty of art and poetry. There is a drawing by Kalen Knowles in there, so that's awesome. But it's in a sense a call for community, small scale. I've had a hard time finding a local support system for artists and activists in the city. Which is super sad considering the local scene used to be organized and represented fairly well in the early 90's. So if you have any interest in being involved in any way, let me know, I'd be very happy to feature your work or plug a local show.
Also, one thing I am very proud of is the zine is printed on 100% SUGAR CANE BY-PRODUCT!!!! :D This means no trees, and actually helps the planet as the by-products are usually burned! So I'm very happy about that.
Right now you can pick up a free copy at Black Coffee Co-op on Pine. I will try and get some down at Left Bank Books in the next couple days. But I'll also have them at the next Greenwood artwalk, where I'll be tabling and selling coloring books, screenprints, zines, and such- mostly for very cheap or free ;) That's not until April 18th, so I'll post about that event later.
Hello! I'm Cascadian colored pencil artist extraodinaire.