Paper Cuts: A Zine on Zinemaking in Aotearoa & Asia
To Embrace and To Occupy: An Interview with Chen Chen
The Art of Protest

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Forever the beloved babies of subcultures from science-fiction to punk, zines are the ultimate DIY publications. All you need to make one is paper and something to draw with. 

As a nod to the annual Wellington Zinefest and zines in general, Te-Whanganui-a-Tara born writer and publisher Nina Mingya Powles tells the story of how she got into zinemaking through the medium itself.

 

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The charming and candid Chinese-American poet Chen Chen is on his way to Aotearoa for the first time. Vanessa Crofskey sits down over Skype to speak with Chen about language, permission and what it means to be as fearless as a mango.

It’s been a busy past few months for Chen Chen. He’s spent the last month travelling across the globe for his writing, has been confirmed as the Jacob Ziskind Visiting...

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An extract from Protest Tautohetohe: Objects of Resistance, Persistence and Defiance, edited by Stephanie Gibson, Matariki Williams and Puawai Cairns.

Protest has always been, and continues to be, everywhere. It is at the core of democracy and a critical tool of citizenship. Diverse, dramatic, colourful, challenging, compelling, transformative; protest is also highly contested and controversial...

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Paper Cuts: A Zine on Zinemaking in Aotearoa & Asia
Literature
To Embrace and To Occupy: An Interview with Chen Chen
Art
The Art of Protest