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Spew, the first queer zine fest

Spew: The Homographic Convergence was the first ever queer zine convention that took place at Randolph Street Gallery in Chicago on May 25, 1991. Spew brought together a vast network of queer artists, editors, and performers across the United States and Canada.

This video was created in collaboration with Art Design Chicago and Chicago Collections Consortium, and was produced by Ryan Edmund Thiel.

Featured Image: A compilation of images of posters and promotional images from Spew’s archival materials. Images courtesy of Chicago Collections.