Welcome to the IPRC in Portland, OR

Mon - Fri:  12noon – 10pm
Saturday:  12noon – 6pm
Sunday:  12noon – 10pm


About Hours: If there is no one around by 9pm on weeknights, the volunteer staff is free to leave, so be sure to arrive by 9pm. There should be no problem getting in, as the front door is equipped with a buzzer system for post-business hours.

1001 SE Division St
Portland, Oregon
97202 USA

(503) 827-0249  |  info@iprc.org

Recent Zines

November 2014: Lady Bee’s Keeper’s Kanzine #3

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Lady Bee grew up in the panhandle of Florida eating cold “Beanie-Weenies” straight out of the pull-top can. A twist of fate lured her to a Biodynamic Farm in Pennsylvania where she learned the basics of food preservation – canning, pickling, freezing, lacto-fermentation and dehydrating – from two exacting German ladies. By now, Bee’s been …

October 2014: Breanne Boland’s That’s Not Ok.

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Breanne Boland has been making zines since 2009 and writing since her fingers could curl around a crayon. In fiction, she tends toward scifi and fantasy; in zines, she explores issues of creativity and healthy emotional behaviors, among other subjects near and dear to her. She blogs about her travels at deviationobligatoire.com, and you can learn …

September 2014: Corina Fastwolf and Matt Monochrome’s Lou Reeder

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Corina Fastwolf (AKA Cathy Camper) and Matt Monochrome met through doing zines, and have been together ever since. Corina/Cathy also co-edits Sugar Needle, a zine about candy. Her graphic novel Lowriders in Space, illustrated by Raul III, will be published by Chronicle Books in November 2014. For more info, check her website: www.cathycamper.comMatt is the guy …

July 2014: Delphine Bedient’s Home State: Life in Nebraska

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“I spent the first eighteen years of my life living in Nebraska.  After leaving the state and moving to the west coast, I found that the knowledge my new friends and peers had of my home state was largely comprised of a few well-worn stereotypes.  Most of them could not have pointed to it on …

June 2014: Emily Tareila’s Recent Rhythms, Frequent Symbols

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Emily Tareila is an artist and facilitator in San Francisco, California whose work explores the ways in which we seek out ideal conditions under which we can actualize, make and come together. She does so through performance projects, prose, books and zines, drawings, social practice and a lot of dinner parties. Recently, Emily has been in cahoots with Little …

May 2014: Maranda Elizabeth’s Real Life: A Magical Guide to Getting Off the Internet

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Maranda Elizabeth is a writer, zinester, daydreamer, homebody, weirdo, genderqueer, twin, introvert, witch, Crazy, killjoy/buzzkill, bridge-burner, broke-femme, high school dropout, forever fuck-up, disabled, recluse, recovering alcoholic. They write about mental health & illness, self-care, support & $upport, genderqueerosity, friendship, language, writing & creativity, recovery, sobriety, embracing weirdnesses, finding & making a home, jealousy, boundaries, communication, …

April 2014: Kione Kochi’s Daily Object Daily Document

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I am a visual art student making work around the theme of clothing, food and shelter. I often use textiles and papers to make drawings, books and objects.  Particularly with this zine, I wanted to explore my personal attraction and attachment to the things I own. Other interests include the means by which we acquire …

March 2014: Liz Yerby’s Moscow Diary

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Liz Yerby grew up in Baton Rouge, LA, and moved to Portland, OR in 2010 to study Russian.  Despite drawing and journalling her whole life she didn’t figure out what a zine was until she went to the 2012 Portland Zine Symposium.  Since then she’s been making zines, mostly about Russia, since that’s mostly what …

February 2014: Gina Altamura, Vivian Hua and Rachel Hays’ We Will Outlive Our Current Concerns

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Gina Altamura resides in Portland, Oregon with her cat Žižek. She manages the pop-R&B group Shy Girls and curates interdisciplinary arts programming at Portland nightclub Holocene. A pop culture fanatic and impassioned aesthete, she is compelled by the philosophical implications of emergent musical trends and in drawing philosophical parallels across genres, eras, and disciplines. Friend …

January 2014: Ross Robbins’ I Want To Say How I Feel And Be Done With It Forever

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Poet Ross Robbins, a native Montanan, lives and loves in Portland, Oregon, with his cat, Ramona. He is a volunteer at the IPRC and is slowly but surely working his way through school. His poems have appeared in small journals such as BlazeVOX, HOUSEFIRE, Sound Literary Magazine, Vinyl Poetry, Alembic and Alchemy.  He is an …