MadZines : intro.

  • Spandler, Helen, 1969-
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About this work


This zine was created to promote MadZines research project at Lakes Comic Art Festival in October 2021, and draws on the many and varied encounters in the first year of their research.


[United Kingdom] : MadZines, [2021]

Physical description

1 volume (unnumbered pages) : colour illustrations ; 22 cm


"The MadZines research project, funded by Wellcome, is exploring zines created by people with lived experience of madness and distress that include critical or challenging insights - that is, zines that 'craft contention' about mental health."--From back cover.
This zine is accompanied by a hand-made, collaged pink paper wrapper with a MadZines sticker that the zine was posted in.
Title from cover.
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What are madzines? -- Introducting madzines -- What's mad about madzines? -- Asylum: the radical mental health magazine -- Zines -- Who's making madzines? -- Zine and heard: Tamsin's PhD -- Take it back / Lilith Cooper -- Hearing voices, seeing visions, making zines with Liv Wynter / Victoria Patten -- Drawn Poorly / Rose Sergent -- Where can I find madzines? -- Mental Health Zine Library -- Wellcome zine collection -- Zineopolis.



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