Zine Press: Exploring Collaborative Content-making at UnBox

Zine Press: Exploring Collaborative Content-making at UnBox

Publication || March 2013 Zine Press: Exploring Collaborative Content-making at UnBox Team Quicksand   Get your copy here: Download PDF In 2013, Unbox brought together graphic practitioners with diverse styles to collaborate on a zine reporting on the festival. Traditional modes of festival reportage build stories, but in parts—the photographers take pictures, the filmmakers shoot footage, the writers pen their accounts. The conversations—exciting and sometimes just beginning—are often lost in singular mediums. The idea of the Zine Press started here. The core team of the Zine Press, each of them diverse in their viewpoints and expressions, built the story of UnBox 2013 together. Says Ruchita: “The vision was that ‘how’ we tell the story will bring new meaning to the content itself.” In this section we profile the Zine Press team. Professor Teal Triggs : Team Mentor. Professor Triggs is an educator, historian and writer. Her research focuses primarily on graphic design history, design research methods, self-publishing and feminism. She has led interdisciplinary research teams within the broader field of information environments exploring the role of information in public spaces and community-based learning. She is currently Associate Dean in the School of Communication at the Royal College of Art. She is also involved in research in the emerging field of information environments, specifically that which explores the role of information in public spaces and community-based learning. Abhijit KR Abhijit worked as a Graphic Designer at Co-design in Delhi, before leaving to start his own practice in Kerala. He began his career by by exploring possibilities in print design—driven by stories. He has designed Dekho, an anthology of inspirational conversations...