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adapted to meet the expectations and needs of participants.

of the workshop: living, working, creating, and socialising together.

Making the zines The zine workshops involved a range of activities that aimed to support a storytelling process. Each participant had the opportunity to reflect on aspects of their life and to tell their chosen story through different art-making processes.

The days always started with a communal breakfast; this was especially important as participants who lived nearby didn’t stay at the venue—sharing breakfast offered us some social time together before launching into yet another day of activities. On each day of the first week of the workshop, participants were given open-ended questions in the form of writing exercises. They were invited to use these questions as starting points to write about different—sometimes fictionalised—aspects of their lives: past, present, and future. Some participants shared these stories with the group, but many did not. The writing process helped participants unlock

The day-long workshops (9am-4pm) were held over an intense two week period with participants brought together for the duration. Since some participants would be travelling long distances, we decided to hold the workshops at venues with accommodation. Those of us who had travelled a long way stayed together for the duration 82

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The Sex Worker Zine Project Ebook  

"Featuring the zines produced by 24 men, women, and transgender persons who live and sell sex in the Gauteng, Limpopo, and Mpumalanga provin...

The Sex Worker Zine Project Ebook  

"Featuring the zines produced by 24 men, women, and transgender persons who live and sell sex in the Gauteng, Limpopo, and Mpumalanga provin...