Reality Schism

Do you find yourself stuck between distinguishing from the realities around you and the simulations and virtual landscapes at our fingertips? As you go through day to day activities such as getting a cup of coffee, clocking in at work, and sitting in front of the screen do you feel as if your consciousness is a fuzz? Do you feel yourself asking WTF waaaay too often after checking out the news?

Murmur’s 5th annual Atlanta Zine Fest, AZF5, looks at the alternative realities, communities, and artistic forms of expression we create as a response to the state of the world around us. Workshops and experiences will dive into how we are coping emotionally, what forms of artistic expression are resulting from that, and how we as artists and individuals are leveraging our own realities to create through digital & print media, visual art, music, local tribes and groups, and much more...