Coffee with Ilse

27 Jul

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This piece will be on display at OQ Coffee in Highland Park, NJ starting August 11th!

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Toxic/ Phreak N Queer

24 Jul

I’m going to have work hanging at the Phreak N Queer Festival art show starting Aug 1st at Space 2033 in Philadelphia!

Here’s one of the pieces:
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Sadly I won’t be able to go to the festival since I’ll be visiting family in Washington State, but YOU SHOULD. Perfect humans like my darling Voyager and greatest DJ PRECOLUMBiAN will be performing. What could be better?
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DC Zinefest is coming!

23 Jul

And I will be there. Also I drew a flier.

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PR3COLUMBIAN

29 Jun

I did a quick portrait of a Philly artist I admire a ton, Chaska//DJ Precolumbian . Seemed like a good way to celebrate moving to Philly this week! #babesandheros

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<3 jb

Mendoza the Jew Review up on the LA Review of Books

27 Jun

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This review just went up on the LA Review of books! So excited to get to read this great book and draw some weird sports art. Football helmets are confusing.

jb

What to Keep in Muzzle Magazine

8 Jun

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Just a quick piece in the most recent issue of Muzzle Magazine! Go for the art, stay for the poem titled “Butthole Butthole Butthole Butthole.”

<3 jb

p.s. sorry I am not posting a lot, I am busy getting a PhD. Also a lot of stuff is in the pipes. Check the pipes.

Philly Feminist Zinefest Reading tomorrow!

17 May

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Featuring:
Cynthia Ann – writes the creative nonfiction zine Secret Bully and the oral history zine Habits of Being. She is the zine editor at The Le Sigh, a musician, and a true bull Taurus.

Laura Chow Reeve writes in West Philly, but is preparing to move across the country to get her MA in Asian American Studies. In January, she wrote a weird short story every day. It’s now a zine called “An Introduction to Eating Your Heart: 31 Stories in 31 Days.”

Ariana Stone (Ariana Stone makes Phlegm Fatale, a perzine about her dumb life. She is a DC Zinefest co-organizer and snack enthusiast. She would love to see you there this year, especially if you have snacks.)

Nilu Duang (Fluxxii)

Khristina Acosta is the co-founder of No Shame Distro, a people of color collective that promotes zine writers and artists of color. She is the author of the zines Birthday Party and What to Keep / What to Give Away. These zines explore the topics of healthy relationships with other’s and one’s own sexualities, assimilation and the loss of language, and being a person of color in the punk world. She was additionally an organizer of Clitfest New Brunswick in 2012. Khristina currently resides in Philadephia, although she can be found traveling to multiple cities throughout the East Coast and Canada.

Jen Twigg (Tongueswell) is a Maryland native who lived in Chicago for four years and organized the Chicago Zine Fest for three of them. She now lives in Philly and learned how to make coffee drinks for her job from YouTube. She writes zines about playing music, trying to find a home, family secrets, and more.

Taryn Hipp (Taryn Hipp is an old tattooed college lady who has been making zines for more than half her life. Currently she writes the perzine “Ladyteeth,” a collection of stories about her experiences living with anxiety, getting divorced, getting sober, & falling in love. Every day is a beautiful gift & a terrifying adventure that continues to make her stronger.)

Come hang out!

JB

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