My zines are infused by a feminist sensibility and focus on the politics of everyday life, including the aftermath of cancer treatment, living in the desert, social and environmental justice. They are a mix of simple, cartoon-style line drawings, collage, and narrative.
I have been reading zines and teaching them in my gender studies classes since the early 1990s. But I didn't make my own zines until 2016 at the age of 51. During a health crisis I started drawing and writing about my experiences and those early rough drawings turned into an ongoing art practice. My zines are a mix of personal and political, and address such topics as the aftermath of cancer treatment, living in the desert, social justice, and dogs. I combine simple line drawings with brief narrative and sometimes collage.
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