All About Zines - Panel Discussion
Rhea Tepp is a L.A. based zinester, musician and storyteller who is informed by thinking critically about our constructed digital identities. She has been co-organizing L.A. Zine Fest since 2012, a festival that celebrates self-publishing over mainstream media. Rhea is currently getting ready to release her first fiction podcast, a story perfect for living amidst apocalyptic preparations and new-world visions.
Sophia Zarders is an illustrator, comic artist, zine creator, and pop culture queen from Long Beach, CA. Their zines highlight artists, comedians, pop stars, and youth activists from marginalized communities. Sophia also uses zines as a way to self-publish their comics and children’s books. They have sold their work at several zine fests, including LA Zine Fest, Comic Arts LA, Long Beach Zine Fest, and Orange County Zine Fest.