Basic Witch is satirical zine about witchcraft for millennials. This thirteen page book of shadows, produced seasonally by Teän Roberts and Cormac Cleary, takes the tropes of traditional lifestyle magazines - how to’s, beauty tips, recipes, travel writing - and adapts them in the service of the modern witch. Issue Two features a séance for contacting your tinder ghosts, dating advice from Agatha - our resident Hagony Aunt - and instructions for cleansing your home of spirits, and much more.
Emo Diary - Issue Two
Inside Emo Diary zine, journalist Marianne Eloise published excerpts from her teenage journal alongside insights on growing up sad in the 2000s. Issue Two focusses on the ways emo kids communicated their many feelings via MSN screen names, Myspace bulletins and angsty texts on Sony Ericsson phones. Teän Roberts collaborated on the latest issue providing visual content with photographs, illustrations and a teenage bedroom installation to launch the issue.
Basic Witch - Issue One
An essential spell-book for the modern witch, Basic Witch Zine is a satirical publication about witchcraft for the millennial hag on the go. Issue One offers advice on how to get revenge when a flakey friend stands you up for brunch, a guide to the most magical makeup applicators (dead man’s finger anyone?) and how to tell if your pregnancy scare is in fact the spawn of Satan. Basic Witch is conjured up seasonally by Teän Roberts and Cormac Cleary.