Sara Waugh’s 2008 Mutatus Series – mixed media

    My multimedia works on paper are visual poems depicting the elements of life: birth, reproduction, the passage of time, transformation, and death. The imagery I use relates to these elements and is taken from botany and biology – seeds, fruit, plants, water, and parts of the human body. Life and living things are […]

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Arthur’s Harp – short fiction by David Cicerone

  A twisty experimental tale of creative curiosity and lost innocence. — editor Cristina Deptula “Autobiography,” Arthur said, “is an indiscriminate drinker.”                                                                       We were in Scotland’s Hollow, as we almost always were this time of night, and Arthur had just finished one of his glorious reveries, his second and last of the evening. The conclusion, […]

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Ivory Tower zine open to environmental/ecological submissions

Announcing that fellow zinester John Darling of the Ivory Tower (http://www.theivorytowerzine.com/) is now accepting submissions for their upcoming quarterly issue, this time with an ecological/environmental theme.  More information and guidelines can be found here: http://www.theivorytowerzine.com/submissions.htm I have perused Ivory Tower at times and found some unique, interesting work there and would like to support another […]

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Welcome to November’s issue: Choosing to Create amidst Challenges.

Hello, and welcome to the November issue of Synchronized Chaos! Thanks for the feedback on the webzine’s content and how we can best benefit authors and artists, and please continue the discussion. This month saw a small variety of highly individual submissions, each somehow presenting the theme of creation. Fletcher Goldin’s flash fiction piece’s speaker […]

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Alisha Fisher: Nature-Inspired Shamanistic Fashion and Photography

SHAMANISTIC PHOTOGRAPHY Alisha Naomi Fisher’s artist statement: I combine costume with jewelry, body-painting, hair design and background art in my work. I also take pictures. I make myself and my models blend in with their surroundings whether I am doing scenes in nature or in the city. I have studied Fine Arts in College and at university, […]

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A Post-Racial Manifesto by Sodalis

  A Post-Racial Manifesto by Sodalis   This body is considered ‘black’ by this society, but it does not mean much to me as a person. It only means something to me insofar as other people define it for me. The colour of my skin is not a sufficient criterion for me to adhere to a certain behaviour […]

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Flash fiction – “Sand” by Fletcher Goldin

Sand                                                                —Fletcher Goldin      Fine and white, it tingles under your feet, between your toes.  But under your nails it grates.  Green fills the sea, foam tinges its waves; salt fills your nose.           The bright sandcastle is new and smooth, the stooped man old and cracked.  The castle must be young, […]

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