Zines—highly personal and handmade— are a kind of feminist samizdat, self-published and with themes that can elude mainstream media. Here, results from Lilith’s quaranzine video season!
“Recall your worst haircut!” and “What’s the world calling you to do right now?” Art and writing prompts like these drew avid participants to Lilith’s recent Zoom-based zine-making events inspired by our pandemic-induced desire for a Jewish feminist space to combat isolation and alienation. ’Zines—highly personal and handmade—have a history as a kind of feminist samizdat, self-published and presenting themes that can elude mainstream storytelling. Sample the results here.
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