Q+A with Molawin Evangelista

August 28, 2015

Molawin

Molawin

Molawin is a photographer based in Auckland, New Zealand. He mainly specialises in commercial fashion and lifestyle photography but also has a passion for street photography and capturing city life. Molawin will be bringing a zine made exclusively for Auckland Zinefest!
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Q+A with Beard & Braid

August 23, 2015

Beard and Braid is comic artist Toby Morris and photographer Sonya Nagels. Toby will be selling his comics, and Sonya will be releasing her new zine 'Flowers My Sons Have Brought Me'. Together they sell their artwork, comics, jewellery and photos at the web shop Beard and Braid, but they'll be at Auckland Zinefest in person!

Beard & Braid

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Q+A with Kalee Jackson

August 21, 2015

What are your zines about? Are there any common themes throughout your issues? I tend to make zines about whatever I’m interested in the time, so they all inevitably turn out as fanzines of some description. Pastie Politics is about Burlesque and Feminism in New Zealand, which is uh, kind of a specific topic. In this zine I’m interested in how performers’ practice sits with their political beliefs and within current social environments. I like seeing how performers use the contradictions and tensions between being a feminist and a burlesque performer to explore and play out ideas. There are a whole bunch of contributors involved in each issue, so it became a lot bigger than I was originally planning, but essentially it was a zine I made because I wanted to read it. About ten years ago I started doing a lot of work about fan art and this has become a recurring theme. Especially when it’s at it’s most breathless, earnest, and hilarious. At the moment I’m working on putting together a book on my fan art swap project www.loveyourwork.org (more…)
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