Last week the Coin-Operated Press team decided that we needed a break from the world! Adventure time! Myself, and Katie, along with our partners, Stuart and Aeryn, packed our bags and road-tripped to the beautifully quiet village of Crovie, on the east coast of Scotland. We spent 3 nights there in our adorable little Airbnbs, […]Read More ADVENTURE: A Coin-Operated Press Holiday in Crovie!
Happy September from Coin-Operated Press! This little vlog is all about what we got up to in September 2020! You will see our site-visit to The Space to make plans for the zine-making workshops we want to bring to you in the future, as well as Katie doing a little shopping research for the workshops! […]Read More VLOG: September 2020
SPOOKY SCARY SKELETONS CALL YOU FORTH TO SUBMIT TO THE COIN-OPERATED PRESS HALLOZINE!!! Grab your broomstick, sharpen your fangs, carve your pumpkins, and channel all of your spookiest energy to submit your creepy creations to our Halloween themed zine! We want to see your love poem to a vampire, your werewolf comic, your witches’ brew […]Read More CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Hallozine
What is Blackout Poetry? A blackout poem is created most often using a black marker, to cover established text, for example: newspaper articles, cut up book pages, magazines, letters, etc. The creator redacts the words from the established text using the marker until a poem is formed. The most important thing to remember about blackout […]Read More How To: Blackout Poetry
Check out all the zines Chloe made during International Zine Month 2020!!! Chloe Henderson July is International Zine Month, and for 2020 I have challenged myself to make a mini zine every single day throughout July! That is 31 whole mini zines from start to finish PLUS a tutorial style video documenting each zine that […]Read More International Zine Month 2020 MASTER POST
CALLING ALL LGBT+ FOLKS! Zine call-out for poetry. APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! Send us your words! We want to create a zine that spreads awareness of invisible illness, chronic pain, and disability within the queer community. It Share your confusion, your anxiety, your anger, and your activism. Share your passions, your goals, your achievements. […]Read More CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: We Are Here Poetry Zine!
We are cautiously taking steps further from our doorsteps as lock-down measures in Scotland are easing. Generator Projects has reopened at long last and a few days ago I was able to rescue Frankenstein from the vaults. Chloe Henderson created this art piece for Leith Theatre’s Halloween spectacular, “Monster Stramash”, and it was then placed […]Read More REVIEW: A Toilet is a Wishing Well
Festivals Activity Pack Price: £5 Format: PDF Digital Download We might not be able to go to all the wonderful arts festivals that should have been on in 2020, but you can join us in celebrating with your own festival activity pack!! Festivals is a 10-page activity pack for everyone to enjoy! Inside this wonderful […]Read More SHOP: Festivals Activity Pack
The Edinburgh Festivals might be cancelled this year, along with countless other wonderful arts events around the world… and we are all feeling super bummed out by this blow to the arts community… but I am here today to list a bunch of awesome virtual art happenings that you can check out to help support […]Read More Virtual Festivals Events Calendar
I found out that the Edinburgh Festivals had been cancelled the night before myself and my partner flew back to Scotland. We had been scrambling to get home for a week after being caught in the beginning of lock-down in Melbourne. Emotions were high. Everything was so uncertain. When I settled into bed the night […]Read More An Ode to the Lost 2020 Edinburgh Festivals