Hello! Sassify Zine is run by  Jason Kattenhorn aka Tales of Black Eyed Jack (THEY/HIM),

a queer, Community Awards winner 2019, TEDx speaker and  freelance illustrator.

Copy Editor: Laura Prescott (SHE/HER)

Editorial assistant: Ben Faulkner (HE/HIM)

And all the amazing contributing Queer artists.

Est. 2016, Sassify Zine is a Not- For-Profit Queer culture print magazine luxuriating in queer art and sassiness.

 

Each thematic issue is printed annually, where we give a platform to local and international art from both established and up-and-coming LGBTQ+ artists, who are at the forefront of what we do, to advocate for meaningful change and education about the queer community.

For LGBTQ+, Womxn, Trans, GNC people and allies.

Enhancing solidarity: We want to change attitudes towards LGBTQ+ people both within and outside of that community. Changes in social diversity seem threatening at first, and we hope to give everyone the tools to become a better ally by relearning everything we think we know about the LGBTQ+ community.

 

We continue to see a lack of access to LGBTQ+ art and storytelling in mainstream media, especially in rural towns and communities. The creation of Sassify was the response to that, helping us all to celebrate the achievements of the LGBTQ+ community and educate all on the struggles faced in the past and those that are still faced today.

 

Please do not hesitate to get in touch about any potential projects you may have in mind! You can do this best by emailing Sassifyzine@gmail.com

ABOUT

Stockist

USA

 

Bureau of General Services- Queer Division, New York

 

The Grand Newsstand - San Franscico

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WHAT IS QUEER ART?

Queer art allows people to see themselves represented.

It can be bold, divisive, intersectional and most importantly inclusive.

SELECTED FEATURES

EXHIBITIONS

FEATURES

2019     Shoreditch Digital Canvas, London, UK

 

2019     Queering Spires, Oxford Museum, UK 

 

2017     Grrrl Zine Fair, Village Green Festival., UK

2016     HEY LADY Art Show, Ghost Gallery, Seattle,                             USA​

2016     Geek Con, Castle Quay, Parched Artist group                           exhibition, UK

2015      Pancakes and Booze, E1 Studios, Group                                  exhibition, London, UK

2014      Guilty Pleasures, Sweet Art Collective, UK

2014      Free For Arts Festival, Federation House, UK

2014      The Curator. Embessy Gallery,Obsessions, UK

 

2014      Parched Artists, The Mill Arts Centre, UK

 

2014       Fab Fridge,MAGNETIC ART, ALIVE IN BATH,                         Fringe Arts Bath, UK

 

2014       Pop Up Brighton, FRAMED, Milk No Sugar,                               UK

2014       The Castle House, Parched Artist's, UK

2014 - 2016  SmartyPants Launderette, 'Heartbreak', UK

2013       Proud Galleries,For You I was a Flame,Amy                              Winehouse Foundation,Camden, UK

2013      The Jam factory, 'Rainbow Exhibition', Oxford                          Pride, UK

2013- 2014  Mr birds Emporium, Birmingham UK.​

2012      Showcase Cities, Rich Mix, London, UK

2012       WatersMeet Theatre, 'Artistmeet', Richmansworth,

               6th September-26th October, UK

2012       Electric Picture House,'Open Electric',Congleton, 

               8th September-22nd September.

2012       The Magnificent Magical Drawing Machine, UK       

2012      Art Against Knives,Boxpark,London.UK

AWARDS

2019   Banbury Community awards, Volunteer of                        the year. WON

2019   LGBT Role Model, National Diversity Awards,                 NOMINATED

2018   Stack Magazine Awards, Best                                           Use of Illustration. NOMINATED

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©Tales of Black Eyed Jack 2019

© Sassify Zine, United Kingdom 2019