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
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!
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
July was all about International Zine Month, and Coin-Operated Press celebrated with a whole month of zine shenanigans! A few words from Chloe Henderson on her July 2020… International Zine Month was busy, and intense… and I loved it! We worked through the prompts list you see above, and I worked through my own […]Read More July 2020 Updates Vlog
Coin-Operated Press Festivals Zine! Applications are now open! We were so gutted to learn that the Edinburgh Festivals were cancelled this year – and so many other wonderful festivals throughout the world – due to Covid-19! This is a massive blow to the art community, so we wanted to celebrate our love for festivals, music, […]Read More CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Festivals!
July is International Zine Month and Coin-Operated Press is celebrating with a whole month full of zine-based fun!! We will be using the prompts list we have created to share our love for zine culture, and we hope you will join us! Be sure to tag us in your posts, and use the hashtag #CoinOpIZM […]Read More Happy International Zine Month July 2020
It is Pride Month! Coin-Operated Press feels that it is important to hold space for our black community, always and especially now. We are currently a white-owned and operated company, and we want to make sure we speak out about human rights issues while ensuring that we do not silence black voices. HOW CAN […]Read More Pride Month 2020