During Rudio Fest 2017 we shared a tent with our magical sisters and sold zines and art during the two days of the festival. We listened to great music, protested Home Depot racist wall activation, got to hang out in Pilsen for the weekend, and ate some amazing mexa food. Gracias Chicago! <3
Cósmica had a Pop-up Shop at Noche Romántica hosted at Friends and Lovers with a special “Sister Takeover”. Dj Lamb Rabbit (Ottawa, Canada), Dj Best Bad (Femme Fatale, Los Angeles) played Cumbias, Boleros, Boogaloo, A go gó vinyls throughout the night and we danced the night away.
OMG. The Feminist Collective at William Paterson University is the MOST amazing. They brought Cósmica to the art gallery there to do a collage workshop around femme bodies.
NYC PRINT FEST @ NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge 20 Cooper Square Saturday, May 13 // 2-5PM The Print Fest featured the work of New York based small presses, zines, & literary organizations. Through its robust list of vendors, the Fest represented the plurality of voices that make the New York-area literary and print culture so vibrant. The Print Fest was part of a 3-day symposium (May 11-13) on magazines, printed… Read More
Brown Paper Zine Fest at the Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center April 29 & 30 We were invited by 3 Dot Zine and Kahlon, the Agency to table at the zine fair in Baltimore and it was amazing. We connected with so many people and like-minded organizations. Baltimore is poppin.
G.A.P. X MAMI Present: Art is Labor: A Day of Creative Advocacy and Critical Imagination DATE: SUNDAY APRIL 23RD, 2017 Cósmica was invited to table at the second annual event put on my MAMI. This year they collaborated with the collective Get Artists Paid to use the event to talk about art as labor. Cósmica member Barbara Calderón participated in the panel “Co-operative vs. Co-opting” discussing how to sustain ourselves as artists,… Read More
On March 16, 2017 Cósmica participated in the zine fair Zinister in the Bronx. It was amazing! Here is some background on the event written up on Remezcla: This Bronx Zine-Making Event is Highlighting the Borough’s POC & LGBTQ Artists
Feminist Zine Fest at Barnard College was amazing!!
While in Los Angeles for LAABF, we released our zine Art Girl Dreams and collaborated with La Chamba Press and Mapache Jewelry to have an art event in Boyle Heights. We had poetry by Chicana Catwomyn, DJs Miss Shea Coco and Bianca Lexis and Venus Gurls.