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Twin Cities Zine Fest 2017 Kickoff Reading

  • Minnesota Center for Book Arts 1011 South Washington Avenue Minneapolis, MN, 55415 United States (map)

Please join us for the Twin Cities Zine Fest 2017 Kickoff Reading at the Minnesota Center For Book Arts.

This year's lineup includes:

-Heather C. Lou--heather c. lou, m.ed. (she/her/hers) is an angry gemini earth dragon, multiracial, asian, queer, cisgender, womxn of color artist based in minneapolis, minnesota. her mixed media pieces include watercolor, acrylic, gold paint pen, oil pastel, radical love, & hope. each piece comments on the intersections of her racial, gender, and sexual identities, as they continue to shift and develop in complexity each day. her art is a form of healing, transformation, and liberation, rooted in womxnism and gender equity through a racialized borderland lens.

-Carolyn Swiszcz--Carolyn Swiszcz makes paintings, zines, and videos. She lives in West St Paul, MN. 

-Christi Furnas--Christi Furnas lives, breathes, and draws in Minneapolis. Her comic, Crazy Like a Fox approaches the subject of mental health with characters such as Fox, Jellyfish-Boss Lady, and Doctor Sock Puppet.

-Ysa Johnson and Kayla Baribeau--Kayla and Ysa are two young creatives from Minneapolis specializing in Fine Art, and dabbling in other expressions, this zine a diary of sorts that brings humor and realness, centering and normalizing the lives of young black women/femmes, but specifically about us. 

-Archie Bongiovanni--Archie Anna Bongiovanni is a cartoonist, zine-kid, and sexual health educator-sometimes all at the same time. They make work about queerness, sex, emotions, and all the ways those things intersect.  

This event is free and open to the public.

Later Event: September 30
Twin Cities Zine Fest 2017