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Zines from the Borderlands: Storytelling about Mixed-Heritage

Brooklyn Historical Society

Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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How can zines create new narratives and representations for mixed-heritage people, LGBTQ communities, and people of color who are stereotyped or ignored in mainstream media? 

What is the role of zines, DIY and self-publishing within marginalized communities?

How can zine culture open up space for intersectional conversations about identity and cultural hybridity?

Come participate in a vibrant conversation about race, gender, sexuality, and media with four zinesters, activists and media-makers. Multimedia panel presentations will touch on themes such as: telling inclusive and intersectional stories; DIY and self-publishing; zine creation, production, and distribution; leveraging zine culture for racial and LGBTQ justice and movement building, and more.

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This event is free, and is co-sponsored by the Brooklyn Zine Fest, a 2-day festival showcasing 150 writers, artists, publishers, a zine exposition and public talks on April 26th-27th; ABC No Rio, a collectively-run center for arts and activism on the Lower East Side; and BlueStockings, a feminist bookstore, cafe and activist center.


Image courtesy of 50 Zines by Queer People of Color, article by Daniela Capistrano and Nia King, 2013.

Have questions about Zines from the Borderlands: Storytelling about Mixed-Heritage? Contact Brooklyn Historical Society

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Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St
Great Hall
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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