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December 4, 2022

Call for Submissions: Yikes Co. Zine

"Don't Talk To Me" is the working title for YIKES' 2023 zine. This zine is meant to be a multidisciplinary exploration of access. 

We are looking for submissions from Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous, POC, Disabled, (QTBIPOC) and Neurodivergent artists. 

Artists are being asked to create or submit a work based on the theme of access and COVID-19 (explored in the section below). Accepted artists will have their work placed into a zine that will be released both digitally and physically. 

**For the zine, artists will receive an artist honorarium of $50. **

We are looking for artists/writers of any discipline. This includes, but is not limited to: painters, digital artists, collage artists, poets, musicians, journalists (academic and/or opinion based) creative writers, those who create tactile art that can be photographed, and performance artists (with pieces that can be photographed).

Applications close December 4th.

YIKES Co. is an equal opportunity hiring company. YIKES Co. exists to celebrate diversity of creation in all forms. YIKES Co. unequivocally condemns systemic racism and persistent threats to QTBIPOC lives. The policies of YIKES Co. is based in work that centres anti-oppressive discourse; focusing on issues of sexuality, race, culture, religion, class, gender, ability, health and age. We seek to build programming where everyone's experience is both valued and reflected.

Accessibility

If the Google Doc is not accessible for you, please feel free to send us an email response at yikestheatreco@gmail.com, in whatever format you feel best articulates your responses to these questions (ex. videos, voice note ect.)