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Niku
  • Austin, TX
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Niku & the Ephemeral Mailbox Museum

I make zines (crafts, mail art, etc.) under the Ephemeral Mailbox Museum and Sweet Tooth. Most of my zines are specifically themed; places I've lived, mail art, crafts, travel, collage art, mental health, etc.
My process is mostly cut-and-paste layout and I usually take a long time to complete a zine and usually have a few in progress at once. I have an etsy shop and a craft blog, please visit!
I especially like zines about crafts, mental health, place and space, and some really well-written personal zines that are out there.

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sinoun. commented on Niku's group Mental Health Zines
"Hi zine friends. I've been dating someone for a couple of months now and I'm learning that she suffers from anxiety and constant worrying/stress. I feel like I need to learn more about how to cope with someone with anxiety and depression…"
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Mental Health Zines

zinesters who write and create zines about mental health, mental illness, personal struggles and work around it, advice and support, resources, and everything else around this theme.
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Katherine R commented on Niku's group Mental Health Zines
"CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS LTLE - Letters To the LTLE Editor is a new zine solely comprising letters to the editor. The inspiration for starting it came from my experiences of being mad, & being shut down/not listened to because I didn't…"
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Mental Health Zines

zinesters who write and create zines about mental health, mental illness, personal struggles and work around it, advice and support, resources, and everything else around this theme.
Aug 16
Derek commented on Niku's group Mental Health Zines
"hey, i got a zine awhile back from here called "Apression" , i emailed the writer and her mail was dead, i have looked for her here as well, does anyone know who i am speaking of? her zine was cool, and i hope shes ok."
Jul 23
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Mental Health Zines

zinesters who write and create zines about mental health, mental illness, personal struggles and work around it, advice and support, resources, and everything else around this theme.
Jul 23
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Mental Health Zines

zinesters who write and create zines about mental health, mental illness, personal struggles and work around it, advice and support, resources, and everything else around this theme.
Jul 21
Robert commented on Niku's group Mental Health Zines
"My first perzine, Veill, is ready for sale or trade!Twenty pages including cover, size A5, computer font and manual typewriter font (Olympia Traveller), stapled.In this first issue: poetry; analogue photographs taken with an ancient Russian Zenit…"
Jul 7

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At 11:22am on January 7, 2013, Lubomyr Tymkiv said…

We invite you to take part in the First International Exhibition "ZINESHOW" in Ukraine. Participation is free. Any technique. Any theme and format. No return. Deadline: 15/04/2013. Exhibition on the blog http://zineshow.blogspot.com All works will be exhibited also in the gallery "tymutopiyapres" http://tymutopiyapres.blogspot.com is not a commercial gallery. Welcomed but not "necessarily" summary of your zine or about you or your creative work (this is necessary for further elucidation of the project and possible documentation). Zines for the exhibition please send air mail: "Zineshow" A/C 9875, Sadivnycha 19/1, 79038, Lviv, Ukraine.

At 8:34pm on April 16, 2011, Kari Tervo said…
Hey Niku!  I got Stolen Sharpie Revolution 2 in the mail yesterday and was jazzed to discover that you have a chapter!  Very cool.
At 2:53pm on March 10, 2010, Yvonne G. said…
hi Niku! check my friends request ;-)
At 8:09pm on January 4, 2010, Bradley Adita said…
wanna be friends?
add me up pleeez :D
At 1:15pm on July 5, 2009, Amazing Sunflower said…
I just browsed your Etsy shop. You have some sweeeeeet items for sale. I love the skeleton dress! (However, i am more buxom than the dress will allow.)
At 9:39pm on June 28, 2009, Amazing Sunflower said…
I would LOVE to trade zines with you! If you send me your mailing address, I will send whatever zines you want, then once you get them, just send me whatever of yours you think is fair.

and yes, it is the necklace you made that I am wearing in the photo. I adore that necklace. I can't even begin to describe how much I love it. I wear it SO MUCH and would wear it every day if only all my shirts a neckline that showed it off properly.

And people ask me about it all the time too. I particularly like it when folks jump a little when they realize what it is! Ha!
At 5:37am on January 27, 2009, jane boston said…
i love everything you make, niku!
At 8:57pm on January 17, 2009, Laci Marie said…
your stuff is so awesome. i actually got a copy of scrappy from sweet candy distro awhile back. are you willing to do a possible trade?
<3.
At 5:43pm on January 2, 2009, Hope said…
please do. i would love to receive a post card from you.
At 1:44pm on December 31, 2008, Krissy PonyBoy Press said…
I just got Last Known Address from Parcell Press and really liked it a lot. I have been kind of dissapointed in the zines I have read lately. Your zine was a stand-out and the best one I have read in a while. I like how just by hearing the stories of your old houses/apartments showed me a lot about you and your life. <3
 
 
 

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