Mar 21, 2020

E17: Zines

Transformer is proud to announce the 17th Annual Exercises for Emerging Artists Program – E17: Zines. Founded in 2004, Transformer’s annual Exercises For Emerging Artists is a peer critique & mentorship program created to support a selected group of DC-based emerging artists at critical points or crossroads in their professional growth and creative development.  

Focusing on a different artistic discipline each year, E17 will center on supporting and promoting seven DC-based artists exploring their practices with zines and DIY publishing: Ayana Zaire CottonJennifer LillisAthena NaylorLate Comeback Press (Rachna Soun and Caroline Kim), Evyan Roberts, and Julie Sheah. The invited artists will receive guidance and feedback from lead mentor Christopher Kardambikis, as well as a series of guest mentors, including: Ipsy Bipsy, Malaka Gharib, Christina Long, Adam Griffiths, #Blkgrlswurld ZINE (Christina Long & Courtney Long), Adriana Monsalve and Monica Johnson.