Shotgun Seamstress: An Anthology
Shotgun Seamstress: An Anthology by Osa Atoe
Shotgun Seamstress: A Fanzine by and for Black Punks" is a collection of all eight issues of the fanzine, created between 2006 and 2015. The fanzine was founded by Osa Atoe, inspired by the experience of being the only Black person at a punk show. It serves as a platform for Black punks to express and represent their full range of experiences and to explore the possibilities of Black identity, rather than being limited by mainstream definitions. The fanzine features essays, interviews, historical portraits, reviews, and more, honoring musicians and artists who embody free Black expression and challenge the notion of Black culture as monolithic. It also showcases a diverse range of gender and sexuality, including figures such as Vaginal Cream Davis, Death, Poly Styrene, Brontez Purnell, Rachel Aggs, Alvin Baltrop, and Mick Collins. The layouts of each issue are reproduced as they were originally hand-photocopied and distributed in small batches.
1.26" H x 10.26" L x 7.26" W (2.43 lbs) 368 pages
- Stock: 1
- Weight: 40.00oz
- Dimensions: 10.26in x 7.26in x 1.50in
- ISBN: 1593767390