POC/Queer/Women in Zines

Sunday, March 8, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Sponsored by AIGA Austin

Check out this AIGA Austin-organized panel on the relationship between illustration and zine design from a POC/women/queer perspective. Claudia Zapata (art historian and curator) and Claudia Gizell Aparicio-Gamundi (graphic designer and illustrator) will moderate a panel featuring Isabel Ann Castro (designer of st. sucia zine), Sixto J. Zavala (designer of raspa magazine), Ashley Hicks (designer of kwueen shadez). Topics to be discussed are what illustrators need to know when working with graphic designers, vice versa, issues of diversity in independent media and design, and whatever you bring to the conversation #DiverseZinesAIGA. The Claudias also work together on a zine called Chingozine along with artist James Huizar.

AIGA advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force. As the largest community of design advocates, we bring together practitioners, enthusiasts, and patrons to amplify the voice of design and create the vision for a collective future. We define global standards and ethical practices, guide design education, enhance professional development, and make powerful tools and resources accessible to all. Join now at http://austin.aiga.org/membership @AIGAaustin

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  1. Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy® Austin Staple - Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy® Austin - March 1, 2015

    […] are several panels we’d like to draw attention to: check out the links! Queer Women in Zines, Spawning Diversity in Games, and Hire This Woman featuring a favorite of ours, EK […]

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