THE WEEK BEFORE AND AFTER by shi Blank and Farah Varouqa
A5, 42 pages, Risograph covers, Black and white printed inners, Saddle stitch, Softcover, 2020
A collaboration by shi Blank and Farah Varouqa, this zine looks at the everydayness of two migrants who came to live in Bradford, brought together by an invitation to a monthly zine meetup. The diary entries centers on the week before and after the announcement of the COVID-19 lockdown on 23/03/20. A last attempt at exploring friendships in a city unlike their own, before one leaves for home.