PHOTO POETRY ZINE
A photo-poetry zine from Varsha's anthology, At The End Of The Line. Exhibited first at Satrangi Mela, Pune in Nov'2021.
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.
THE RIGHTS COLLECTIVE
Come, Sing along!, a poem by Varsha featured in the Zine - ‘Resilience’, by the Rights Collective(UK), together with guest editors South Asian Sisters Speak (SASS), featuring brown womxn of south Asian descent. Pg 51
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).
ONE POINT SIX ONE EIGHT IMPRINT
Published in Love Portions, in the February 2020 issue of Rogue by Ratio Auream Publishers under the publication One Point Six One Eight Imprint. Available on Amazon & Kindle.
5th Edition of Nerve Zine(UK), an A5, 68-page zine centered around the theme of 'self'. Featuring a piece from Varsha Panikar's series, titled Origami Folds on Pg 42.
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).