THE RIGHTS COLLECTIVE
6th issue of The Rights Collective's zine titled Brown Bodies(UK), exploring Brown Bodies in their multitudes. Featuring some new works from Varsha Panikar's series, titled Origami Folds on Pg 43.
The Diary Of Alex Nobody is a fan-fiction series told from the point of view of a newly imagined queer character living in the totalitarian world of Orwell's dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. This is the story of an identity, invisibilized even by George Orwell, within the binary, heteronormative, and strict gender norms of The Party. This is the story of Alex Nobody, unearthed through their diary entries. The zine been curated by Zine Club Chicago (U.S) and Queer Zine Library (UK).
LONELY HEARTS CLUB
Audio-Story released first on Lonely Hearts Club. Put your headphones on, get comfortable, and get ready to descent into the tantalising world of Alex&Julia by Varsha.
An erotic flash fiction from their series Bodies Of Desire.
The 3rd issue of Marketplace(India), titled - SKIN, exploring the relationship and perceptions one has to and of skin; the meanings, memories, dreams and epiphanies that arise from analysing our relationship to it, both intrinsically and metaphorically.Featuring some excerpts of Origami Folds by Varsha Panikar on Pg 22.
DIGITAL PHOTO-POETRY ZINE
A zine by Varsha Panikar from their ongoing mixed-media series, Origami Folds, that explores curves and folds of the human body and uses it as a medium and metaphor for hopeless fragility and hardened impenetrability, from which emerges the themes of identity, dysphoria, commodification of the body, and denial and loss of autonomy as conditions of globalized society and cultures, through the lens of south-Asian, queer and marginalized bodies. and has also been curated by Zine Club Chicago (U.S), State University Of New York's Sojourner Truth Library (U.S), Queer Zine Library (UK), and Grrrl Zine (UK).