IT’S December 15th and it’s pay day, and you’re thinking: “What am I going to spend with all my hard-earned cash?” Well, spend all of it with zines, stickers, postcards and other knick-knacks.
Last Friday, December 15th, all literature fans and some friendly ‘malcontents’ gathered for the BLTX Year 7: Mazinehawa Street Features held at 154 Maginhawa Street in Quezon City.
Better Living Through Xeroxography (BLTX) is small press expo organized by Adam David and Chingbee Cruz of The Youth & Beauty Brigade. It offers independently produced works from poetry and political satire, to comics, and stickers by local artists including the following:
Joanne Cesario & Michelle Bacabac
Camera Cart Studio
Marguerite and the De Leons
Loser Mangaka & Opismeyts
Frank & Sachi
After Lunch Art Collective (ALAC)
The Poets Who Write Other Things
Cavite Young Writers Association (CYWA)
Deus Sex Machina
the Youth & Beauty Brigade
Labyu, Majora! x TY
Bunny and Hope
UP Writers Club
Arts Diocese of Manila
Tulaan sa Liwasan
UE Drama Company
Xeus Dela Cruz Foja
Maki de la Rosa at Rex Nepomuceno
Kwago and the Art of Doing
For more info about their upcoming events, visit the BLTX Facebook page.