Time & Location
Time is TBD
Oakland, 3411 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland, CA 94610, USA
About the Event
- Students will explore a brief history of zines.
- published and independently made zines while learning the fundamental aspects of a zine.
- Students will each create a 10-page zine that conveys their ideas about a topic of importance to them or a fictional story.
- Students will engage in research to support their creation of their zine as needed.
- Students will share their completed zines at the Queer Arts Center's Boom! Digital Youth Zine Zone exhibit.
- What influences our way of feeling about ourselves? Which influences are instructive? Which ones are not? Should it?
- What influences our way of feeling about others? Which influences are instructive? Which ones are not?
- How can we express our thoughts, hopes, imaginings, values and experiences in ways that invite others into our world?
DOCUMENTATION + ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES
Students use writing, photography, and the construction of their own visuals to document and reflect on their ideas throughout the project.
The success of the project is assessed in a variety of ways. Students have to meet certain criteria on a checklist, including a set number of pages, enticing cover page, aesthetic appeal, inclusion of other voices, aim and scope of addressing the topic, and if needed - research. Students are also given positive reinforcement throughout the duration of the workshop seroes - including durung the exhibition of their zines.