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.
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.
This year we were at LA Art Book Fair February 23 through the 26th. It was such a cool experience being at such a big fair. Some wonderful people stopped by to buy zines, chat about zines, or just meet us IRL. Thanks to LA and the genius painter Sandra Cornejo for hosting us. <3