DZF 2015 ARTIST INTERVIEW #10

HARRY BURTON His name is Harry Burton, an illustrator mostly concerned with political satire! “I like to think that my main aim is to try make people snigger or at least create some awareness about a particular social issue. Well, maybe I just enjoy taking the piss out of a politician for the fun of […]

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DZF 2015 ARTIST INTERVIEW #9

MATTHEW MELIS Matthew Melis just finished his second comic book, ‘She Always Looked Good in Hats,’ and is working on his next. He lives in Madrid with his wife and their daughter in a hundred year old piso where he spends his days minding the baby and drawing during nap time. What got you in […]

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DZF 2015 ARTIST INTERVIEW #8

Ariyana Ahmad A fulltime mum and graphic design student, Ariyana love illustrating! What got you in to independent publishing? It offered an opportunity to promote my illustrations and hone my story telling skills. What do you make/publish? Short picture books on folklores and fairy tales, especially Malay ones. Who/what inspires you? Illustrators from the past […]

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DZF 2015 ARTIST INTERVIEW #7

RACHEL ANG Rachel is a Melbourne-based architect, illustrator and zine maker. Her particular love is indie comics. For the Dublin Zine Fair she is very excited to be bringing her favourite zines and comics from Melbourne to Dublin, including the work of her friends, peers and creative heroes – including Michael Fikaris, David Mahler, Sarah […]

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DZF 2015 ARTISTS INTERVIEW #6

VENUS DE VILO The Voice of Horror and Queen of the Pumpkin Patch, Venus de Vilo has been shocking audiences in Ireland and internationally since 2011. Whether it’s with her unique brand of BubbleGlumShock anthems, live shows, albums and music videos or her increasingly creepy and gothic art work and retro DIY zines, you always […]

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DZF 2015 ARTIST INTERVIEW #5

THE RUNT What is The Runt? Even they’re not too sure. Is it a highly irregular publication of original art and literature? “Well, yes, we’re fairly sure about that.” Is it true that each issue focuses on a particular theme? “Again, yes, we know this much.” It’s thereafter that things get foggier. Is The Runt […]

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DZF 2015 ARTIST INTERVIEW #4

2HA 2ha is a magazine interested in the suburbs. Each issue is formatted in order to explore the phenomenon of suburbia and its relationship to a particular field of study. So far, they’ve covered a diverse range of subjects, from photography, cinema and language to typology, modernism and public space. What got you in to […]

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DZF 2015 ARTIST INTERVIEW #3

DEBBIE JENKINSON Debbie is a comics-maker, illustrator and educator based in Dublin; a big fan of narrative, it is the thread that goes through all her work. The creator of a graphic novel, REMORSE, which launched in April at Cork Comic Expo, she makes stories that come from the frustrations and triumphs of real everyday […]

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

We are looking for Volunteers to help things run smoothly over our two day event. The Dublin Zine Fair will run 12- 5pm Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th of August 2015. So if you’re free on these dates and want to get involved get in touch hello@dublinzinefair. Duties include, helping with set-up, covering stalls, crowd […]

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