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Glow Up: Zine Workshop

November 23, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join in this creative workshop with Southend-based artist Lu Williams from Grrrl Zine Fair. Get hands-on and investigate health and beauty ideals promoted by social media and magazines. Reflect on diverse experiences and alternative uses of make-up and find out how grooming has been used for empowerment throughout history. ‘Glow Up’ is also an opportunity for you to learn how to make a zine (DIY magazine), take a look at the Grrrl Zine Library and discover zine culture and history.

The workshop will take place in the ‘Faces’ exhibition at Firstsite (more details below).

This event is part of a short series that will run throughout the Being Human festival:

On Saturday 16 November between 10:00–16:00 there will be ‘Beauty School Drop In’.

On Saturday 23 November between 10:00–16:30 there will be ‘Faces: An Exhibition of Changing Essex Style’.

In partnership with

Grrrl Zine Fair

Contact email address

daisy.payling@essex.ac.uk

Booking required?

Yes


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Details

Date:
November 23
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/glow-up-zine-workshop-tickets-67495959231

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Description for print
Join us for a workshop with artist Lu Williams of Grrrl Zine Fair. Learn how to make a zine, take a look at the Grrrl Zine Library, and find out about zine culture as we investigate normative beauty ideals.
Is booking required?
Yes
If your event is part of a series, please put the series title here
Made Up: Women's Health and Beauty Past and Present
Contact email address
daisy.payling@essex.ac.uk
Event partners
Grrrl Zine Fair
Region
East of England
City/town
Colchester
Accessibility information
The site is fully accessible. For specific information please contact the venue.
Image copyright information
"The Pink Poodle Salon" by Cherisse McCoy is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

Venue

Firstsite
Firstsite
Colchester, England CO1 1JH United Kingdom
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Accessibility information
The site is fully accessible. For specific information please contact the venue.
Phone:
01206 713 700
Website:
https://firstsite.uk/