Amazing Maze Zine by Martin Hollmer
2011, 8 pages + fold-out text, A6, spraypaint cover. €2,50
a collection of eye-warping mazes hand drawn (just 1 mm wide!), which also folds out to reveal the greek history of the labrynth and the minotaur, and an alternative ending!
A Short Story About Money by Anonymous
2011, 12 pages, A7. € -,50
A story about a bizarre job, only worked at for one day. At the end of this you will have to make a decision.
Burning Women: The European Witch Hunts, enclosure and the rise of capitalism by Lady Stardust
2007, 36 pages, A5. € ,80-
This is a solid analysis of the truth of the witch hunts- an epidemic which systematically murdered hundreds of thousands of women, stripping their/our autonomy and power, and was the base for the capitalist structure that we currently live in! It’s important to know what happened! This zine is so good that I went out and photocopied/ assembled a ton of them myself. You can find the text or PDF available through past tense, which publishes information on the radical historical movements of England
D.I.Y Berlin: Be Your Own Damn Tour Guide (SECOND EDITION 2012)
by the Friendly Planet Collective
2012. 60 pages, A5, glitter disco-kugel. € 3,-
**The second edition! With an updated 10-page detailed article on dealing with german bureaucracy and how to get a visa.** The title says it all. A personal take on what to do in Berlin while you’re here, be it a day, a week or a year. Information on visas, trains, zines, artist resources, swimming, monthly events, addresses, queer scene, where to party, obscure details of daily life, punk essentials and even comes with an “emergency supply” of glitter on the cover (for those weekend-long parties)
Fictional Anatomy: Our bodies meet through imagination by M.
16 pages, A6, with personal letter and envelope. € 2,- (or 3,- for both)
A zine about dancing, body movement, location, surroundings. Experimenting with the environmnent you are positioned in, via your own body movements. Comes with a letter, “Dear dancer, Would you like your very own dance-letter? It’s quite simple really. All you need to do is provide me with a little bit of information, and you will receive a dance in the mail . . .”
Fictional Anatomy: parks canada by M.
16 pages, A6, with personal letter and paper owls. € 2,- (or 3,- for both)
See above zine description
Find the Rabbit by Halley
2011. Hand-cut and assembled. € 3,-
A puzzle-zine. Made from one sheet of A4 paper; cut to produce 11 trapezoid pages; stapled in 18 places; to create triangular flaps that unfold into a hexagon shape. More photos here.
Challenge: Fold triangles until the rabbit is found within a flat hexagon.
Herausforderung: Falte die Dreiecke, bis du den Hasen in einem flachen Sechseck findest.
Let’s Make a Zine! by Halley
2010. 8 pages, A7. € -.25
This is a little introductory zine that I would give away at the zine workshops I do. It’s folded from one sheet of paper, with no staples. The perfect lil’ somthing to give to a friend curious about “what’s the deal with these little things??”
How I Spent My Winter Vacation by Halley
2010. 32 pages, A8. € -,50
Using one whole sheet of paper, this micro mini-zine was created over two evenings of a cold November, at home in the basement, wondering. A “just-do-it-and-don’t-worry” project of rapid, impulsive thoughts and worries.
Infecticitis #13: deconstructing internalized capitalism and how to draw a flower by Halley
2013, 48 Pages, orange-paper cover, entirely hand-written. 1 euro
My newest zine about my political beliefs in Do-It-Yourself philosophy, reflecting on being born in America, anti-war, traveling to La ZAD in France, talking to nature, creators not consumers.
Infecticitis #12 (sometimes) by Halley
2012. 24 pages, A5. € 1,-
Hiking on the Appalachian Trail through Massachusetts. Hiking through the Rockies in Colorado. Bouts of depression. Tree love. Organizing the zine fest berlin. Washin’ dishes. Sleepless nights. “Maybe this issue is called Sometimes, cuz sometimes it’s one way, sometimes it’s not, or another way entirely. Don’t ask me about yesterday, it’s already gone.”
Infecticitis # 11: SELFISH by Halley
2012. 36 pages, A5. € 1,80-
A zine on being selfish, in regards to mental health. This zine is the result of a long Winter Depression, with a personal account on such topics as depression, suicide, self-harm/ scars, being an adult, self-awareness and taking care of yourself.
(If you’re in North America you can also order via Microcosm.)
Infecticitis #10 by Halley
2011. 32 pages in 16cm triangle, woodblock print cover on 300g paper. € 2,50-
The gender-queer (in itself) art zine that folds into a pyramid. Reflection on 10 issues/ 7 years of zines. What is a zine. Juice. Designing puzzles.
Infecticitis #9 by Halley
2010. 32 pages, A6, hand-colored cover. € 1,-
Figuring out the patterns of a new life in Berlin. Living autonomously for myself. Hitch-hiking to Norway. Coming out queer. Camp on a farm teaching English. The Professor and Sprinkles, the farm kittens. What will you make of today?
Infecticitis #7: “Life is a Party” by Halley
2008. 36 pages, A5. hand-colored cover. € 1,50-
Everything is changing and happening all at once in this tale of senior year of art school, especially with seeing things differently after heading home bask East from living in California. Making friends, the FEST 6 in Gainesville, FL, chaos theory and yin/yang, parties, typewritten thoughts, drawings, bike brigades, and of course a right-on essay comparing Anarchism to Neo-Impressionist painting.
Paper X-ray by Halley
2012. 16 different-colored pages, hand sewn, smaller than A. € 4,-
This art zine is printed in an edition of 31, and made using a RISOGRAPH machine (kind of like mechanical screen-printing) Paper X-ray is a quest to examine my body (teeth, hands) and other things (trees, typewritters) through a process of pencil-rubbing on paper. The drawings in here are, literally, paper x-rays.
Made during a lovely workshop at the Kotti Shop.
Parts & Crafts Summer camp compilation zine! edited by Halley
2012. 24 pages, A5. € 1,-
What do you get when you leave a typewritter with a room full of kids at a science/ invention summer camp in Davis Sq? The parts n crafts zine! “at parts and crafts we learn stuff, we make stuff, we take stuff apart! We make things happen, we experiment, we build things…” This zine was made over a 2-week session, with lots of help from all the campers and councelors. this is a project to document all the cool stuff we do. Photos, drawings, how-to’s, diy weaving, and many thoughts from 11 year olds.
Plans Plans Plans Plans by Biene
32 pages, A6. € 1,-
A personal zine about “life changes in the last year, getting and staying sober, my chronic illness [crohn's disease] and dealing with it/ trying to change my routines accordingly” This wonderful little zine also talks about self care, depression, gender-queer, living in the woods, vegan recipes, and includes a color cross-stitch pattern of Frida Kahlo!
Pellucid Occlusion by Martin Hollmer
2013, A5. 2,50 euro
“A mess of pictorals, reflections on politics and mysticism; nonsense & all in weird english!” Topics on being in touch with your sixth sence/ the fifth element, the occult, where our food comes from, and many beautiful collages and drawings.
Say WHAT? stories by Poe Liberado, comics by Halley
2009. 16 pages, A6. € 1,-
This zine is a companion piece to a performance by Poe Liberado, “I’m not a racist… But,” There was so much to say in the performance that a zine was made to accompany it. A collaborative comic-zine about bad experiences with racist people, re-told in a humorous light. “No… seriously… really? You know I’m brown, right?”
Poe is an incredible activist with the anti-racist struggle, who can be seen here as a guest speaker during the Uppsala Pride 2010.
Sound Record #1 by Trouble and Nathan
2012. 28 pages, A5. € 1,-
The new zine project by one of the creators of Boston’s High Five zine. A classic zine with articles like burnout in the punk scene, bathroom review, NYC shred report, the history of the accordion, and interviews with folks who have left the city-life to live in the country of rural Maine.
The Super Dude/ette Zine Guest Book of Top-Hat Secrecy Various anonymous contributors; Edited by Light Bulbs
2011. 94 pages, A6. € 2,-
A collection of writings over the course of a summer, from over 20 different secret authors, reciting their honest experiences of working and living at a summer camp job way out in the country. The setting of these stories has it’s own unique reality: a specific time and space of being completely absorbed in the atmosphere, and of being the responsible “super-dude” over the children for one evening.
The intriguing part is that participants were requested not to ever speak of the book– and it remained a secret surprise for those that found themselves in the super-dude Tent. An experiment in spontaneous documentation, to capture the true essence of the moment. “Never speak a word about it- only write!”
This Frantic Silence #2 Edited by Eric
36 pages, 1/2 size (A5), € 1,-
A DIY zine in response to issues of depression, anxiety, suicide and mental health. With a focus on Dealing with these issues, both personally and through collective action.
Trancending Anatomy: a guide to bodies and sexuality for partners of trans people.
A5, 1 euro
This zine explains what it means for a body to be trans (trans-gender or trans-sexual) with many quotes from trans people on their experiences of their bodies and with their partners.
Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers by Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English.
A5, 1 euro
A very thorough analysis of women’s role as healers throughout the ages: from the independent, highly respected healer, to the deamonized witch, to the current profession of nursing (which, did you know, was created by oppressed victorian upper-class ladies?) This zine goes through all the details of how women were squashed by men and had our power and knowledge taken away. If you want to know why you have to pay so much damn money for health insurance, read this zine.