In total there are 11 zines on there, including comics, performance zines, min-zines, perzines and illustration zines.
The shop can be seen here.
Addicted To Loneliness is a zine about living with autism.
It features Polaroid pictures taken over a year long period along with diary entries, essays and short stories. Each story and diary entry presents a queer perspective on autism and sexuality and the Polaroids show a candid and experimental approach to photography.
Addicted To Loneliness is personal, exciting and presents an original perspective on autism and loneliness. This zine is personal and honest and is a limited edition product of only 40 copies.
The zine can be bought from here
– Full colour
– 32 pages
– Limited edition of 40 copies
– Printed on high quality paper
– Polaroid Photographs
– Short stories, diary entries and essays
Interview ABC is a 32 comic book zine that looks at mental health from an experimental and investigative perspective.
It follows an unnamed character who starts work at a radio station. He finds some old cassettes tapes that feature a series of interviews. The character listens to the tapes and realizes he is hearing interviews from an abandoned radio documentary on mental health. The character draws parallels with their own life and looks to learn from the tapes and express selfcare. The story draws on my own experiences with mental health
Interview ABC uses evocative imagery and powerful language to tell a personal and exciting story.
The comic is A5 in size and in full colour.
Uncomfortable Sex With Total Strangers is a personal zine that looks at sex when you live with autism. It features illustrations, short stories, comics and a performance script that you can act out.
Uncomfortable Sex With Total Strangers takes a queer perspective on autism and sex and looks at what makes sex and sexuality special, different and frustrating when you are neuro-divergent. The story is personal, original and exciting. The performance aspect gives the reader a deep insight into the topics covered.
– Full Colour Zine
– Printed on quality paper
– Short Stories
– Performance Script
How To Make Friends as an Adult is a 28 page fully illustrated zine that presents the different steps a person can undertake to make friends as an adult. The zine uses humour to present a story of mental health, acceptance and queer culture.
Each page presents an illustration and an idea. At times the zine is tongue in cheek and it fully presents a true and emotional experience. The story looks at mental health, autism and queerness and presents an exciting and personal story.
Ten Little Memories at the BasicSpace Festival now has a trailer.
Tickets are still available here – https://basicspace.yapsody.com/event/index/27796/ten-little-memories
Wednesday 17th February. Entry at the following times 4.30 pm, 4.35 pm, 4.40 pm, 4.45 pm, 4.50 pm and 4.55 pm. You can stay in the space until 6pm.
Thursday 18th February- Sunday 21st February. Entry at the following times. 5.00 pm, 5.05 pm, 5.10 pm, 5.15 pm, 5.20 pm, 5.25 pm and 5.30 pm. You can stay in the event space until 6.30pm.
Please note that the staggered performance start times are in place to allow audience members to explore the space in a less crowded manner.
Ticket Price: £10
Tickets available from https://basicspace.yapsody.com/event/index/27796/ten-little-memories
We have some news about a production with Do It Theatre called Ten Little Memories.
Ten Little Memories uses comics, illustration and animation to present theatre to adults with autism.
Tickets are £10 and are now on sale from here.
Ten Little Memories is part of the BasicSpace Festival in Peckham London from 17 – 21 February.
137 Copeland Road
Festival Website: www.basicspace.org.uk
Event times –
Premier – Wednesday 17 February – Entry from 16:30 until 17:00. You can stay in the event space until 18:30.
Thursday 18 February – Sunday 21 February. Entry from 17:00 until 17:30. You can stay in the event space until 19:00.
Ticket Price: £10
Tickets available from: https://basicspace.yapsody.com/event/index/27796/ten-little-memories
We hope you all can attend