Tropic Editions
Tropic Zine Issue 2
Marika Emi, editor

134 pages
7 x 9 inches
Edition of 500

ISBN 978-1-7325890-3-2
ISSN 2638-518X

Art Direction: Drew K. Broderick
Editor-at-Large: Aaron Wong
Design: Marika Emi, Kristian Henson, Myka Arnado
Logo Design: Cristin Lim

Summary: Tropic Zine is a forum for critical engagement with contemporary culture that seeks connections between Hawaiʻi and the tropical diaspora worldwide.

Issue 2 seeks to decolonize, deconstruct, and reimagine the Filipinx diaspora by posing a series of questions about what it means to identify as, and to be, a contemporary citizen in an age of movement and dispersion. Rather than speaking to national identity, the editorials present complex, entangled, multi-generational stories of place. More than half of our contributors are from Hawaiʻi, but they are located all over the world.

Contributors: Catalina Africa Espinosa, Calla Camero, Azuré Keahi, Leah Danze, gentofish, Jasmine Grace Wenzel, Taissa Fromme, Rebecca Maria Goldschmidt, Jourdan Simmonds, Myka Arnado, Kristoffer Ardeña, Chris Fussner, Vincent Bercasio, Reise Kochi, Risa Hoshino, Lise-Michelle, Nakeʻu Awai, Jarrod Caranto, Sonny Ganaden, Philip Rasca, Michael Valiquette, Yiyi Mendoza.
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