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“The function of art is to do more than tell it like it is-it’s to imagine what is possible.”

– bell hooks

About Us

Our Mission

Outspokin’ & Bookish is part pop-up feminist zine/art object collection and part playful, mobile maker space focused on print media in Tucson, AZ. Our mission includes cultivating social connectedness, sense of belonging, celebration of difference, and pride of place through sharing DIY publishing and print media-making practices and tools via bicycle.

What We Do

Pop-up Activities

Find us at various Tucson events with our feminist zine collection and supplies to help you create your own! Invite us to your open, free, and community-centered events.

Creative Workshops

We offer tailored workshops, trainings, consultations, & collaborations that increase the creative capacity within ourselves and our neighbors and grow creative community. We strive to facilitate and collaborate with critical generosity and radical empathy in all that we do and create.

Community Building

If you are an activist or artist who would like to participate in future art education programming, or a Tucson community member interested in collaborating on public art or education projects, please feel free to reach out!

Updates

Recent & Upcoming Activities

  • What’s a Zine?
    Each time I've stood in front of a group of people and tried to define zines, I struggled. I often started by asking the group what their definition is. Usually I'd get answers like "independently published" and "cheaply made booklets" … Read more

Support & Connect

Outspokin’ & Bookish is an independent social art practice. Any contribution will help us keep working towards eliminating social and political barriers to sharing ideas and experiences via print media. Your support means the world to us!