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Zine Making and its communicative possibilities


Programme IDAEP0620826
Programme TypeWorkshops
Recommended Size 20 - 40
Language English
Programme Format On-site, Digital
Cost $1040.00 Per session
Primary Art Form - Sub-Genre Visual Arts - Collage, Printmaking
Student Profile Secondary Lower, Secondary Upper, JC/CI, ITE
Secondary Art Form - Sub-Genre -
Venue (where applicable)


Programme Synopsis This workshop aims to expand students' knowledge of what a zine is and explore its purpose, different ways of making and its communicative possibilities. Using simple paper folding techniques, collaging and low-tech printing processes, students formulate their own ways to produce a zine. On an interpersonal level, the act of creating a zine is also an act of “remembering”. What is something important that we often forget? What are the ways that we can create reminders of them. In this workshop, students will be prompted with this question in zine-making to establish personal and intimate expressions with this humble craft. Co:Created with visual art educator and practitioner Nur Hanis Binte Selamat, this workshop will cultivate a sense of creative resourcefulness and risk taking in students as they explore deeper into experimental ways of printmaking.
Focus Areas Acquire Skills & Knowledge, Articulate Thoughts & Ideas
Point of Emphasis Life Skills
Lesson Goal #1 Be exposed to the history and purpose of Zines.
Lesson Goal #2 Learn different ways of image making from found images and texts, exploring different ways of making reproductions.
Lesson Goal #3 Guide students to make sense of the world and things often forgotten around us through exploring the theme - “Reminders”

Audio/Sound System, Visualiser

A photocopy machine For digital format - School will need either a single device that can be logged on to Zoom and projected in class OR students to have their individual devices that can be logged on to Zoom. Both will require stable internet connection.

The Tote Board Arts Grant was introduced in 1995 to encourage the development of a vibrant arts culture in schools, and to promote arts appreciation amongst students.

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Offered by:

CoCreation Workshop

A circle of artists creating experimental art workshops to connect schools, families & communities


Tan Peiling 97775546 peiling@cocreation.sg   Visit provider page

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