Zining in Finland

THIS MONTH I AM IN FINLAND. I'm in a small part of the middle of it, close-ish to Oulu, and about six hours north of Helsinki. It's called Kärsämäki. Will be sharing this photozine later on this summer. The reason I'm here is to make it.   Making a zine…

‘You’re supposed to be a starving artist’

‘... AND THEN WHEN that was done, I came back...’ ‘To start something new.’ ‘I suppose.’ ‘Well, you could do that, here.’ ‘I know! It’s wonderful. I have space and time to write anything. Anything at all. And it feels good, getting better.’ ‘With practice.’ ‘Yes. Also, without the pressure…

S P A C E || Computing

'THEY JUST...' 'Yeah, well.' 'Well, you know I can't really judge. I've been doing the same thing all day.' 'Computing?' 'Yeah.' 'I mean, if it was ten years ago, and MA and I were hanging out having our meetups on Tuesdays like we used to, all those many lovely weeks,…

S P A C E || Fresh starts

THIS IS THE BEGINNING. Again. Of a new chapter. In which __ might happen. Or not. Other things that you don't expect to happen might fall into place of __. Which means, that when we start designing these new beginnings, that we have to be open to the possibility of…

‘He likes duck’

‘’YOU SHOULD GO.’ ’I should! But I don’t like to do things just because of shoulda. You know that.’ ’I do. But I also know you like short films.’ ’I do! I remember getting on a train from Chiba just to go into the city to watch the Tokyo International…

S P A C E || Technical issue

'OH.' 'Yeah.' 'So, like, what was on it.' 'Files.' 'My files, huh. All of my files. Oh, man. The templates. For the zines. And the posters. For the zines... Oooh.' 'Yeah...' 'Did you make a backup?' *sheepishly* 'Of my profile. Yeah.' 'Oh.' 'Um.' 'I know I should have made some…