Category Archives: Zine scene

Why zines are important to me – also in quarantine times

Zines have a central role in my life. Ever since I first heard about (fan)zines in a Courtney Love biography that mentionned zines in the context of riot grrrl, my interest was awoken. I then found more books about zines … Continue reading

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Support your local (or less local) zinester

Do you value feminist alternative print media? Do you think zines should live forever? Read on… 🙂 Support is the key in the zine community! ♥ Zines are a labour of love. They are meant to be non-profit. Zines should … Continue reading

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Opening of the new Girls Go BOOM Clubhouse

Last Saturday I visited the new Girls Go BOOM Clubhouse in Ghent (Belgium). Girls Go BOOM is a DIY collective who put up shows for female(fronted) bands and organise other feminist activities as well. They were offered a space at … Continue reading

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Short visit to Berlin (Sept 2019)

Last week, I went to Berlin where I visited one of my favourite zine places: the Archive of Youth Culture! Thanks to Guiseppina and her colleagues for the warm welcome and interesting chat! This place is a pure treasure cave … Continue reading

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Some photos of Swindon Zine Fest & North West Zine Fest 2019

Last weekend I travelled to Swindon Zine Fest and North West Zine Fest together with Jessica of ESCzine. Both zine fests were a lot of fun and I was so happy to be there: lovely people, nice atmosphere, great zines, … Continue reading

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IZM2019 – zine fests, library, shop and new zine

Today is/was the last day of International Zine Month… I’ve been quite busy this past week so this is a short summary of all the zine-related things I managed to do: Go to the local copy shop to print Same … Continue reading

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IZM2019 – Zine trade day

It’s day 18 of International Zine Month and that means “Zine Trade Day” according to the list of prompts! Why is trading zines so important for the zine community? It encourages gift culture It doesn’t involve the exchange of money … Continue reading

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Swansea Zine Fest and Bristol – some photos of my trip to the UK

I recently went to Swansea Zine Fest in Wales followed by a short trip to Bristol and I would like to share some photos of my trip: ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ … Continue reading

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Why I don’t have an online shop but you can still order my zines online (and please do)

I was recently considering that opening an online shop such as on Etsy, Storenvy, or Bigcartel might get me more outreach and more sales. Because of course I’d like my zines to be found by people who might be interested … Continue reading

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Fun stuff I did in March

March is known in the zine world for its yearly “Mini Zine March” challenge, invented by Nyx of Sea Green Zines to inspire and motivate to make more mini-zines. Unfortunately this year I couldn’t find (or make) the time to … Continue reading

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