HOFT team at Glastonbury 2011, featured is the Fanzine making area (yes we did bring a photocopier to Glastonbury), The Wall of Stories and various members of our motley crew.
I spent the summer travelling round the UK festival circuit with Gavin and Deborah Turk's The House Of Fairy Tales The Group focus' on childrens arts based activities; Jessie Brinton, Rachel Newsome, Nathalie Olah & Myself ran a fanzine making workshop. Kids would show up and make their own 'zine about their festival experience (see my Glasto 'zine to the right).
So me Marques Toliver are putting out a fanzine together. The fanzine is called I Love America & America Loves Me its a collection of all the drawings and photographs I've collect whilst I've been here and then i wrote a short story about a couple who moved to NY and are mislead by a very lonely man who eats his dog and then a woman called Teluhla s arm. KEEPING IT RED WHITE & BLUE FOR USA TIME
The Funeral is a fanzine based on the short story beneath; hand bound & hand coloured in on A3 double-sided photocopied sheets The streets were desolate desolate places with fewer and fewer people seen coming out of their houses. Massive intersections now became marsh-like; desolate and full of treatorous promise. While the shops that had once stood as great temples to our greed were locked up with monumental chains around their doors and faux polite apology notices placed in their windows. “ PRIMARK HAS SHUT TEMPORARILY DUE TO SWINE FLU, OUR MOST SINCERE APOLOGIES WE WILL BE OPEN FOR ... read more
Margot Bowman is an Artist and Designer living in London. She is the creative director of The Estethetica Review,
a publication focused on ethical fashion published biannually in conjunction with the British Fashion Council. Other ongoing projects include the Painted Truths series, 15Folds and everythingissoamazing.com. Making work to challenge the expected, the strange beautiful and the imagined physical.
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