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Monthly Archives: April, 2011

Asylum/High On Burning Photographs

An unusual and rewarding work, Asylum/High On Burning Photographs showcases the collaborative effort of two penpals who have never met. Established zinester Ocean writes from the confines of her numerous … Continue reading

April 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

Pull Yourself Together

A Manchester-based title to accompany the club-night of the same name, Pull Yourself Together‘s hearty enthusiasm for indie-pop spills across its crisply formatted pages. This issue features a guide to … Continue reading

April 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Sometimes I’m Dreaming

This issue of Sometimes I’m Dreaming deals with the upheaval wrought by moving home. Lisa writes about displacement and having to sacrifice her own routines in order to exist under … Continue reading

April 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Race Revolt

Race Revolt is a series of essays examining matters of race, nationality and gender. Many of the submissions address the reasons behind marginalisation and how this has affected their personal … Continue reading

April 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Sugar Paper

The perfect back-up plan for a rainy day, Sugar Paper is a zine to lift your spirits and nurture any creative inklings you might have. Each issue comes with 20 … Continue reading

April 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Zine Making: An Introduction

So you wanted to make a zine but didn’t know where to start? Writer’s block? Photocopier jitters? This neat little guide will put you right. The zine, which was originally … Continue reading

April 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Cup Of Tea

Cup Of Tea celebrates that most treasured pastime: the drinking of tea. Elodie has carried out a survey among her friends to pinpoint exactly how they take theirs, documenting the … Continue reading

April 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Telegram Ma’am

“There was never a time in my life when I did not feel homesick,” confides Maranda Elizabeth in Issue #16 of Telegram Ma’am. This chapter deals mostly with the writer’s … Continue reading

April 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Shrieking Violet

The Shrieking Violet is your free friendly guide to Manchester. It takes the reader on a whistle-stop tour through the city’s lesser-celebrated gems, explores its culture, art, history and infrastructure, … Continue reading

April 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Hours

Hours is a photography project harking back to a time before the iron grip of Photoshop. Each month a chosen subscriber is sent off into the world with a disposable … Continue reading

April 7, 2011 · Leave a comment
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