A few January words from Chloe… January is one of my favourite months… I mean, I hate the cold! but it is a fresh start. All of that motivation, and re-birth energy is so conducive to creative brains. In my own world of art I have been re-shaping my business to suit who I am […]Read More VLOG: January 2021
As the English half of Coin-Operated Press, perhaps it is a little strange that I am the one writing about Scottish poetry! I moved up here from Manchester about 5 years ago now, after falling in love with Edinburgh from the Fringe festivals of my teenaged years. I studied English Literature in Wales, travelled around […]Read More Keep Yer Heid! – An English Perspective
Applications are now open for our zine celebrating Scottish Poetry! Grab your pens, laptops, typewriters, or ink and quill and get writing your best impression of Rabbie Burns, or an ode to a deep-fried mars bar, or a haiku about that time you stepped on a thistle, a heartfelt sonnet about your first time catching […]Read More CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Scottish Poetry Zine
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
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
Printed Zine Price: £3+P&P £1.50UK or £3.50International How To Get The Most Out Of Art School is based on an article that Chloe Henderson wrote for a fellow student’s magazine just before graduating from the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, University of Dundee in 2014. Before embarking upon her journey as a Master’s […]Read More SHOP: How To Get The Most Out Of Art School Zine by Chloe Henderson
Coin-Operated press is an artist-led organisation established in 2020. We are based in Scotland and run by zine-makers Katie Mayes and Chloe Henderson. We host workshops, run zine fairs, create educational online content, produce, publish, and distribute zines. What is a zine? A zine is a booklet-style artwork that you make yourself, and give away, […]Read More Welcome to Coin-Operated Press!