Sibba Hartunian’s rapidly sketched zines show the importance of hanging loose

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“Making Riso zines started as a fun experiment for myself just to loosen up,” says New York illustrator Sibba Hartunian, whose day job crafting endearing collage-based children’s books is quite at odds with her rough and ready zines. “I didn’t have to worry about the more meticulous planning that is involved with narrative work or trying to appeal to a certain audience.” Not only did working on the zines give New York-based Sibba a space for her brain and hand to play, soon the demand for her zines was outstripping her ability to produce them, selling out in shops in LA, London and Barcelona. “It’s funny how when you stop worrying about what other people think and just enjoy and trust yourself, you tend to draw more people in.”

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