Zines: Artist + Activist Mini Books (Ages 12–14)
Learn about the art of making mini-zines. Zines are basically small books made by artists, activists, and musicians, among others. We will discuss the history of zines and then make our own, both by hand and on the computer.
- Students will need "Electric Zine Maker" downloaded on their computers. It can be accessed here: https://alienmelon.itch.io/electric-zine-maker
- • This is an online class. In order to attend online classes, students must be able to attend the class via Zoom, an online cloud conferencing program. You do not need to download the program to join for classes.
- • You will be sent a link and password to your class one week before the class begins and the day before class begins. Please DO NOT share the link or password with anyone. Please keep the link somewhere you can easily access it throughout the entirety of your class.
- • All online classes are recorded for quality purposes. If you miss a class, you may request a class recording from [email protected] Class recordings will be made available up to fourteen days after the session concludes.
- • Neither the instructor, students nor VisArts are permitted to monetize online class recordings in any way. Please do not share class recordings on social media or other websites.
- • VisArts will do its best to support all students with problem-solving technology, but is not responsible for a student’s malfunctioning equipment or internet.
- • For technical support, questions or concerns and logging into zoom, please contact: [email protected]
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About the Instructor
Patrick Carter is a weaver and teacher based in Richmond. He is currently pursuing K-12 licensure at Virginia Commonwealth University and hopes to be a middle school art teacher. Patrick is excited to be teaching at the Visual Arts Center and passing on his love of all things fiber to his students.
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