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ZINES: History

A basic guide to finding, making, and teaching zines.

A Brief Overview of Modern Zine Culture

 

Documentaries

Genres and Movements

History

References

(N.A.). (2020, August 10). The Riot Grrrl Collection at New York University: Collection Overview. NYU Libraries. https://guides.nyu.edu/riot-grrrl/overview

[Belinda Cai]. (2015, May 7). Zines: The Power of DIY Print (short documentary) [video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiqQrVrW9XY

[Salford Zine Library]. (2013, November 12). Self-Publishers of the World Take Over FULL MOVIE [video]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Qfev2293Ic

[Truly CA]. (2019, April 4). But I Love The Zine | KQED Truly CA. [video]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMOGGY4tqXE
[ナインペジャポ氏]. 2018, July 2. $100 and a T-Shirt: A Documentary About Zines in the Northwest (2004) [video]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2f5879dm4Yw 

Bromwich, K. (2017, September, 23). Covering the counterculture: the 60s underground press – in pictures. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/media/gallery/2017/sep/23/covering-the-counterculture-the-60s-underground-press-in-pictures

Hall, J. (2016, August 16). The seminal zine that charted LA’s 70s punk scene. Dazed. https://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/32358/1/the-seminal-zine-that-charted-la-s-70s-punk-scene

Jose, M., Tenuto, J. (2014, October 20). Spockanalia -- The First Star Trek Fanzine. Star Trek. https://www.startrek.com/article/spockanalia-the-first-star-trek-fanzine

Keller, Y. (2017, May 24). These 8 Zines by People of Color Show Why the Medium Has Remained Relevant. Artsy. https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-8-zines-people-color-medium-remained-relevant

Martin, G. (2016, May 25). Fanzine culture. British Library. https://www.bl.uk/20th-century-literature/articles/fanzine-culture

Miles, B. (2016, May 25). The Underground Press. British Library. https://www.bl.uk/20th-century-literature/articles/the-underground-press#

Smith, N. (2018, April 13). Early Fandom in Science Fiction. Pasadena Museum of History. https://pasadenahistory.org/science-fiction-in-southern-california/early-fandom/

Smith, R. (2011, September 22). Revolution Girl Style, 20 Years Later. NPR. https://www.npr.org/sections/therecord/2011/09/20/140640502/revolution-girl-style-20-years-later

Wortham, J. (2017, February 28). Why the Internet Didn’t Kill Zines. The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/28/magazine/why-the-internet-didnt-kill-zines.html