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  • The winners of Zine Idol are CC

     

    We are delighted to announce that the winners of Zine Idol are The Collage Collective!

    The Aberdeen based collective received £500 seed money plus all of our support and guidance to fund their zine production.

    On Saturday 8th February Zine Idol took place at the Hannah Maclure Centre’s  Micro Cinema in Dundee. Zinesters from across Scotland made their pitch to our select panel, who somehow had to decide on a winner out of all the worthy presentations.

    In attendance were CC, Barnum’s Baby, Plastik Zine, ST-ART Magazine and Anti-Zine. All participants were able to make new connections, dialogues and friendships through the event.  CC is made up of artists, writers, musicians and designers and have already been beavering away to bring you their first call out

    // CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS // DEADLINE 21st March

    THE CC PRESENTS: KEN / DA KEN

    The Uncanny was term appointed by Freud to denote the schism and dichotomous relationship between things which seem familiar yet simultaneously foreign. The concept alludes not just to an object, person or place(s) apparent meaning and reason but also its implicit meaning.

    “KEN” derived from the Old English “ken” (knowing or to know) holds an independent resonance within Scotland, still used frequently linguistically e.g. “Y’ken” – “Aye I ken”.

    WHAT WE WANT:

    — Works in any media that responds to the afore-
    mentioned theme. We are looking for submissions from;

    artists, designers, writers and performers.

    We ask that works are sent digitally as jpegs or rtf/word

    docs for text formats. Files should be a max of 2mb.

    Please consider when submitting images the final zine will be produced in B&W and in A5 format. If your work requires two pages please state this when submitting and we will take it into consideration.

    Email submissions to thecollagecollective @ gmail.com

    Include the following: //NAME: | COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: | TITLE OF WORK: | MEDIA: | DIMENSIONS: //

    // FINALLY

    Even if your submission is unsuitable for this issue of “THE CC PRESENTS:” we shall keep details of both you and your works in a form of archive in case your works seems more suited to a future issue.

    For more information about CC please visit their tumblr.

    Yuck ‘n Yum is massively thankful to all who took part we wish you all good luck in your future endeavours.  We’d also like to say a special thanks to Clare Brennan and her team at The Hannah Maclure Centre, Abertay University, Dundee for supporting the project.

    Photo: The CC team with the judging panel