zines & photography

Brooklyn, New York · 93 Sales


zines & photography

Brooklyn, New York 93 Sales On Etsy since 2013

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Announcement   zines, haiku, photography, Holga 135BC camera, digital photo download, block printing, collage, New York City


Last updated on Nov 15, 2015

zines, haiku, photography, Holga 135BC camera, digital photo download, block printing, collage, New York City


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Pigeon Button
Haiku & Holga Zine III 1/2
Haiku & Holga Zine II
Haiku & Holga Zine IV
22 Colour Photographs
Haiku & Holga Zine I
Haiku & Holga VI - en español
New York City Haiku
Dem Bones
Urban Ephemera
Haiku & Holga Zine V - The Graffiti Issue
Haiku & Holga Zine VII
A Life Reflected
Into The Green-Wood
Haiku & Holga Zine VIII
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5 out of 5 stars

jamesfraser1991 on Aug 23, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

A great item, and thanks for arranging the two. Really nice quality and for a very decent price. Cheers

Susie Finkbeiner

Susie Finkbeiner on Jul 12, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

FAST shipping! Great product. Thanks so much. I highly recommend purchasing from this seller.

Emily Ellis

Emily Ellis on Jul 11, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

It was easy to download, the quality of the photo was a bit poor, but nice composition.

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Capturing the City -- photography & haiku

So...what's a zine anyway? Short for magazine or fanzine, zines are self-publications, motivated by a desire for self-expression more than profit. Zines cover a myriad of topics from music to gender identity, from poetry to bike repair tips. If you'd like to know more, a good starting point can be found at http://wemakezines.ning.com/.

My main zine, Haiku & Holga, contains 35 mm film photographs taken on a Holga camera with a focus on texture, form and color. These photos are paired with the spare word form that is haiku. I started the zine after attending the 2013 Brooklyn Zine Fest and seeing all the amazing work people were doing.

My zine-making is also inspired by my grandmother. She was a poet, a painter and a ceramicist. She would make these little booklets which included her poems and drawings. We would take them to the local copy store and then to the post office where she mailed them to friends and family. I remember her as this amazing creative force. I compiled her collected works into a book called A Reflected Life which is now available on my etsy page.

Haiku & Holga is generally released quarterly but I sometimes do special release issues. In the spring of 2014, I did a special release about the long cold winter because I felt it needed its very own zine. Summer 2014's issue focused on graffiti from New York and Quebec City. I made VI in both Spanish and English because I am currently learning Spanish. I have a photo zine called 22 Colour Photographs, riffing off of 122 Colour Photographs by Danish photographer Keld Helmer-Petersen. A small haiku chapbook called New York City Haiku contains my collected haiku.

I've had the opportunity to table at zine fests in Brooklyn, Scranton, Washington DC and Richmond, Virginia. Zinesters come from all over and are so welcoming and excited to share what they are working on. I also released Haiku & Holga VII and VIII, Into the Greenwood, Dem Bones, and Urban Ephemera I & II. A new project is always in the works.


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Last updated on June 7, 2015
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