zines & me

riotmade with love - yay!!

momo is my per:zine. i already completed three issues. i love to trade zines <3 if you are interested drop me a message.

i am tabling with my project riotmade with love. 2012 and 2013 i tabled at berlin zinefest (read my review from 2012 here) and london queer zinefest. i also tabled at the queer zine fair in vilnius 2013. i helped to organize the mini queer zinefest berlin 2014.  i also did academic research on identity-constructions in queer/feminist personal zines. i do love to give talks & workshops on queer/feminist zines! so do not hesitate to ask me :) you can contact me via email maria _ johanna ÄTT web DOT de.

upcoming events:

_ talk on identity constructions in queer/feminist zines uni hildesheim in january 2015

_ sometime in spring: mini queer zinefest berlin no. 2


momo 1: touching from a distance

(40 pages + poster, mainly german, some bits in english, 2010-2012, a5)


it’s the first issue of my per:zine, momo 1 is full of pictures, collage and prose. it’s about the fading, gender, feminism, intersex, travelling, having a broken heart and contains a map of my inner universe. my friend alex contributed with a poster.

momo 2: no love lost.

(70 pages + sticker, english, 2012, something like a6)


the second issue is about love, relationships and freedom. i am writing about falling in love, self-love, longboarding, travelling, living in london, relationships, gender roles & queerness. the second half is full of pictures, collage and illustrations. stef did the layout and contributed with pictures and stickers. read the article “the way a deux is half thus far” here

momo 3: to be true to your desires. dancing with myself and others

(24 pages, english, 2013, a6)
momo 3
momo 3 is about being a queer, loosing people you love, self-love and my love for books. it contains copy art by me reflecting how it feels to navigate space in between. momo 3 is a small and honest glimpse in my inner world.

i also helped to do another zine projects:

15 3/4 stories – a compilation zine on self-love and self-care

(64 pages, english and german, 2014, a5)

Screen shot 2014-09-09 at 14.29.16

together with my friend katrin i edited the zine 15 3/4 stories on self-care and self-love. 15 3/4 stories shares mainly personal stories on self-love and self-care, most of them written with a queer/feminist perspective. topics are practices of self-care, caring queer/feminist communities, self-love and a room of one’s own, learning to live with oneself as a survior, learning to love oneself, dealing with (difficult) emotions, self-care for artists etc. beside texts you will also find beautiful paitings, illustrations and comics in the zine.

resist normative images. how to organize a queer film festival

(40 pages, geman and a complete english translation, 2012, a5)


in summer 2011 we organized a queer film festival in leipzig called paranoid paradise. in this zine we want to share the knowledge we got during long months of working to make it happen. we write about where to find films and how to make your choice which ones you want to screen, how to organize a plenum, how to get and audience and deal with different needs etc. as well as how we define queer. you can download the zine here & read an article about the production here.

the queer/feminist summer camp zine

(58 pages, english and german, 2014, a5)

Screen shot 2014-09-09 at 15.07.46

in summer 2014 the awesome queer/feminist summer camp took place at the walchensee in bavaria. meike, anna and me did a workshop on how to do a zine and installed a zine-crafting table! the results are stunning — so so many participate in this zine with drawings, comics, stories and illustrations!



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