Zine Machine will return to our happy home in the Durham Armory on Saturday, November 4th, 2017. Please mark your calendars & stay tuned for more info!
Zine Machine #2 was a blast! Thanks to everyone who participated, and everyone who dropped by to check out all the awesome stuff. Looking forward to #3!
Rio writes: Rio Aubry Taylor is a multidisciplinary cartooner and cyberpunk living the life of a movie-star secret hideout, somewhere in the United States. Xe enjoys the taste and sensation of warm mud and the feelings evoked from one-pointed concentration. In the summer Rio is a butterfly/bee, flitting from honey to flowers. In the winter xe’s a knight-statue, staying very still, lying under ground.
Rio possesses an MFA from the Center for Cartoon Studies and has been published by The National Cartoonists Society and the Swedish Comics Association, among others. Xir newest comics project is a monthly ongoing work of brutal psychedelia called JETTY, of which Rio will be debuting the third issue at Zine Machine. jettycomics.com
Desi “Ironriots” Varsel is a blogger, illustrator and comic artist. Their content deals predominantly with themes of identity, exploring the nature of fandom, gender, sexuality, spirituality and their journeys with mental illness. Come and check out their traditional and digital printmaking, illustration work, buttons and of course zines as well as viewing their work on tumblr and instagram.
CKP writes: CLOWN-KISSES PRESS is a comix collective/publisher based in Richmond, VA. The artists of CKP (Rellie Brewer, Harrison Stewart, and James McPherson) create work across a wide variety of print mediums and subjects, from teen drama to relationships, from magical realism, to Arby’s.