An exploration on using art to express and make easier societal traumas by drawing on my personal experiences. I allow the ways I’ve healed to flow through my work, and I hope that that can help other folks in their time of healing.
6 PAGE MINI ZINES
When Are You Officially Queer?
A critique on the idea of being "queer enough."
Notes From Therapy
Highlighting the importance of being vulnerable with healing.
*There are 2 versions of this zine: one with notes and one without notes, encouraging readers to also explore how they've healed.
Guide to Falling in Love
A little story of how 2 queer people of color fell in love.
同愛 (Tong Oi)
A continuation of my project 同愛 (Tong Oi): exploring the emotional depth of hands alongside my poetry.
dis/place // dis/ability
This zine unpacks the displacement faced by disabled folks (both by their community and their own bodies). It touches on themes of isolation, connection, the body, and healing.
Mediums used to produce this zine include sculpture, photography, paper craft, poetry, color pencil, and digital design.
You can see more sneak peeks of this zine on my instagram.
the daily life of danchan the disabled designer
A "behind the scenes" look at my everyday experiences with fibromyalgia (a chronic pain & fatigue disorder) that makes day to day living difficult sometimes.
This was an attempt to be more vulnerable and intimate, but to still bring humor into my work.
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As part of two different conferences, I created a workshop on zine making. Here is the slide deck to my workshop presentation!!