Migrant Zine Collective
An activist-based zine collective aiming to amplify, celebrate and share the voices of migrants of colour in Aotearoa (New Zealand).
- Porpor and I: the interviewBy Dylan Goh from Recipes for Resistance, 2021. “Porpor and I: the interview” was recorded around the time of the Dragon Boat Festival (龙船节). This day typically involves the gathering of family to eat zongzi (粽子) – a glutinous riceContinue reading “Porpor and I: the interview”
- Turning the kitchen into a feminist spaceBy Nirmitee Mehta from Recipes for Resistance, 2021. For the first 23 years of my life, the kitchen was a no man’s land as far as I was concerned. Ask me to fetch anything from there that wasn’t a finishedContinue reading “Turning the kitchen into a feminist space”
- A Seamstress and a Green DressBy Ivanova Anjani from Unwritten Stories, 2019. It was the early 70’s in Indonesia. In a military man’s humble home in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, a little girl had just made a wallet out of fabric scraps from her mother’s sewingContinue reading “A Seamstress and a Green Dress”
- Beware of the old white grandpa at point chev beachBy Aiwa Pooamorn from Have You Ever Been With An Asian Woman Before?, 2019. Full title: Beware of the old white grandpa at point chev beach, he walks there every afternoon. If you go to point chev beach the oneContinue reading “Beware of the old white grandpa at point chev beach”
- Grains of TruthBy Roxanne Richards from GEN M #1 “Generation Migrant”, 2017. One of the first things my dad sought out when he arrived in New Zealand were fellow Filipinos like him. When our family followed him a few months after, anotherContinue reading “Grains of Truth”
- How Much Longer?By Divya Gurung from Musubi “An Exploration of Gender in Hong Kong”, 2017. As a child, she often outran the boys, my mother. Fearless, she was swift to protect herself, or to defend her elder brother from the tussles ofContinue reading “How Much Longer?”