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Most Recent Readings
Organizing Content for a Modular Digital Publication
Written by Pia Pol Introduction Making a digital modular publication is never easy. Modular publishing has its own set of requirements and challenges. Modularity on the backend of projects is a much accepted and preferred strategy. Cutting the work up in blocks makes for a clear and easier to handle workflow. But what happens if [...]
The Oxymoron of the Academic Zine
Can there be such a thing as an “academic zine”? The very expression sounds like an oxymoron: whereas the academic qualifier came to suggest a hierarchical power structure; a linear, waterfall-like knowledge production process, an indifference towards the way in which form shapes content and can be content, or, more precisely, the standardization and crystallization [...]
Re-inventing the afterlife of periodicals through the zine-format
The work done in the group focusing on periodicals publications has taken inspiration from the notion of the ‘parasitic zine’, as was presented on the Urgent Publishing conference by Marc van Elburg (see the report here and the video recording here). Read up on further plans and ideas below. Our current goal is to make [...]