notes by Diana for our 14th issue.
notes by Abondance Matanda for our 13th issue.
For issue 10, the staff of Sula Collective got together to create a special edition print copy of our Sula Journals column.
Notes from our editor.
Notes from our editor, Kassandra (K.) Piñero.
For issue 8, we’ve collaborated with La Liga Zine to produce this beautiful mini zine exploring ‘Cultural Disconnect.’
Issue 7 of Sula nods to National Poetry Month as we investigate the profound function of rhythm. It is often discussed as a creative tool, in which artists of varying mediums construct the kinetic trajectory of their work. A filmmaker’s edits consider the impact of pacing, much like a poet’s line breaks contemplate the resulting cadence. Fundamentally, rhythm is a result of thoughtful arrangements in order to ensure the accessibility of a specific emotion or idea. On the other hand, rhythm exists as a delicate space where art production thrives. How often has a text message or random sound taken you out of your artistic flow? What does it take to get you into your rhythm in the first place? Maybe you have a ritual before you sit down to draw, or maybe you let the next lyric arrive in its own time. Either way, rhythm acts an intimate opening for innovation. People of color have an innate understanding of rhythm (and not in that stereotypical “we all know how to dance” way). We are …
For issue 6, the female + non-binary creatives of colour in Sula Collective’s staff have come together to create a special edition zine in celebration of Women’s History Month.
Read the digital online copy for free here!
“It is not possible for a person of color to live a life in which they do not have to recreate themselves continuously.”
“Perhaps then, traditions are meant to conjure the past, connect us and create a space and dialogue with each other but also with our ghosts, possibly even our nightmares and demons, for the sake of family, community, continuity, and a sense of self.”