Illustration © Nikki McClure

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taking cultural production into our own hands


This zine is a way to show how we can make the changes we want to see in our
culture, by ourselves.

-To inspire others
-To show how easy it can be
-To harness potentials
-To show DIY-in-action
-To show that we all have the potential to be creative producers and creative
consumers everyday
-To share tips
-To explore how and why we do the things we do
-To show creative alternatives to blind consumption of mainstream culture

Articles include:
Booking and Organising spoken-word tours, Curating Art Shows, Being a queer femme performance artist, Making Comics, Making poster artwork for gigs and events, Making your own animations, Making your own [documentary] films, Making Zines, Opening your own independent Gallery Space, Organising a Zine Fest, Organising Comedy Nights, Putting on Gigs, Putting on your own club night, Running a Magazine, Running a Zine Distro, Running your own record label, Recording Albums, Opening up your own Vegan Cafe, Screen printing, Setting up a Zine Library, Starting your own publishing house, Starting your own band, Starting your own theatre company, Writing and performing poetry, Writing and Publishing your own Book, Organising an Exhibition, Opening your own Shop, Opening your own Comic Shop.


United Kingdom
Names of Producers/organizers/editors/creators: 
Melanie Maddison (editor)
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