With a burning passion to write, with a firm belief in our hearts, with a riot of thoughts spiralling beyond control, we present to you, The 'Zine.

Table of Contents

Interviews

Tal Peleg, Make-Up Artist

Tal is a multi-talented visual artist from Modi'in, Israel. A photography afficionado, makeup artist and designer, she tries to mix all her skills up as she works.

Shantanu Anand, APM

Spoken Word, as opposed to the written form, allows you to give life to everything you write and speak. Airplane Poetry Movement aims at promoting performance poetry in various cities of India through workshops and performance poetry events like slams and open mics. We got in touch with Airplane Poetry Movement’s founder, Shantanu Anand, to talk about his love for spoken word, the idea behind APM, and more.

Unohu, Alt. Rock Band

Unohu is a Mumbai-based Alt-Rock trio consisting of brothers Sarthak (vocals and guitar) and Shashwat Karkare (drums) with Yohann Coutinho (bass.) This young trio with Sarthak and Yohann at 19 and Shashwat at 17, are already a force to be reckoned with.

Alexander Harding

Alexander Harding was born in 1980 in Boston, Massachusetts. He received his BFA in Painting from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2002. In 2003 he completed an additional year as a special student in Photography. In 2011 Harding received His MFA in Photography from MassArt. Using Photography and other media, Harding’s work explores our physical and emotional connections to sunlight.

Samantha Edwards, Founder of MuzicWorks

For this issue, we got in touch with Samantha Edwards, a vocal coach and performer. She has performed across a variety of festivals, concerts, gigs, nightclubs, and corporate gigs, and is also working on an album. To know more about her work, do check out MuzicWorks.

Kris Wilson, Founder of Cyanide & Happiness

We got in touch with the creator of Cyanide & Happiness, Kris Wilson, and he was very kind to have agreed to an interview! For those of you who haven't yet had the honor of being introduced to C&H, well, today's the day! If this interview doesn't brighten your day, I don't know what will. Oh, PS. We were nice enough to add a comic strip in the end, just for you!

Bikash Das, Photographer

Initially trained as an Aircraft Engineer, Bikash Das converted his keen hobby of photography into a profession. He engaged in high-end Advertising and industrial photography since the early 80's. Since the beginning of his photographic career, he has been engaged in imparting knowledge and know-how. He has developed various new techniques and modules for teaching photography to beginners and aspiring professionals.

David Lloyd, Graphic Novelist

David Lloyd is a British comics artist best known as the illustrator of the story V for Vendetta. He was one of the artists on the graphic horror anthology Wasteland for DC Comics with writers John Ostrander and Del Close. Currently, he's working on a project, Aces Weekly, which is an entirely online comic art magazine.