Miss Helen

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Miss Helen is an Australian [[zinester]] and artist based in Sydney, NSW, Australia, who publishes a number of [[One shot|one-off]] zines as well as the ongoing zine [[Fly away bird]] (2005-), under the imprint Astro Press. In addition to her zines Miss Helen writes a blog, designs knitting patterns, creates  knitted cupcakes and animals, takes digital photographs and 'wears froofy dresses'.
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Miss Helen is a prolific Sydney, NSW, Australia based artist and zinester, who has published notable one-off and seminal ongoing Australian zines, including [[Astro Gurrl]] (1996-?) and [[Fly away bird]] (2005-) under her the imprint Astro Press.
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In addition to her zines Miss Helen writes a blog, designs knitting patterns, creates  knitted cupcakes and animals, takes digital photographs and 'wears froofy dresses'.
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She is current studying towards a Bachelor of Design at COFA.
==Contact==
==Contact==
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AUSTRALIA
AUSTRALIA
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miss.helen at gmail.com
==Exhibitions==
==Exhibitions==
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'''2009'''
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''Betrayal/Three Miss Helens'', March 2009, Old Allan's Cake Shop, Tiny Stadiums Festival, Erskinville.
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* A mixed media collaboration with artist, Hiromi Tango.
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* Hosted in a pink abandoned bakery in the heart of Erskinville.
'''2007'''
'''2007'''
''Zine factory'', 18 August - 14 October, 2007, Lewers House, Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewer Bequest
''Zine factory'', 18 August - 14 October, 2007, Lewers House, Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewer Bequest
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* The exhibition featured an installation work by Miss Helen 'Girls Room', and another by Leigh Rigozzi, as well as an exhibition of historic Australian zines, curated by Glenn Barkley. The Spring Zine Fair, 1 September, 10am-5pm, was held in conjunction with the exhibition.
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* The exhibition featured an installation work by Miss Helen 'Girls Room', and another by [[Leigh Rigozzi]], as well as an exhibition of historic Australian zines, curated by Glenn Barkley. The Spring Zine Fair, 1 September, 10am-5pm, was held in conjunction with the exhibition.
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''Le Petite Bakery'', Don't Look Gallery, Dulwich Hill, 2007.
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* Knitted cupcakes and other baked goods. Has since toured to other galleries such as Hazelhurst Regional Gallery.
'''2004'''
'''2004'''
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2004: Australian Culture Now: Networked
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''2004: Australian Culture Now: Networked''
* The exhibition featured a survey of online art, and included spycore.net, Miss Helen's personal blog. [[http://www.art2004.com.au/2004/networked/work.php?id=61&mode=h catalogue page online]]
* The exhibition featured a survey of online art, and included spycore.net, Miss Helen's personal blog. [[http://www.art2004.com.au/2004/networked/work.php?id=61&mode=h catalogue page online]]
==Bibliography==
==Bibliography==
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*[[The revenge of Le Petite Bakery 3]]
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*Contributor to [[Kiddi spitt]] (2008), along with Sarah "Rah Rah" Shanahoy, Kalindy, Chrisboy and Shelagh.
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*[[The revenge of Le Petite Bakery]] (2008-)
*[[Flowerpot world, Vol. 2 : Village fete (the)]] (2008)
*[[Flowerpot world, Vol. 2 : Village fete (the)]] (2008)
*[[Flowerpot world, Vol. 1 : Cupcakes, tea and high drama (or not)]] (2008)
*[[Flowerpot world, Vol. 1 : Cupcakes, tea and high drama (or not)]] (2008)
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*[[The Little Golden Book of Angst]] (2006)
*[[The Little Golden Book of Angst]] (2006)
*'My Blythe girls', in [[A Pocket Full of Posies]] (October 2006) edited by [[Maddy Phelan]], Melisa Tomkins and Carla Velasquez Uzbeaga.
*'My Blythe girls', in [[A Pocket Full of Posies]] (October 2006) edited by [[Maddy Phelan]], Melisa Tomkins and Carla Velasquez Uzbeaga.
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*[[Fly away bird]] (2005-; 5 issues)
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*[[Fly away bird]] (2005-; 6 issues)
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*[[Secret agent chicken]] (2001-?)
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*[[Astrogulch]] (c. 1997) - 'limited edition poster zine'.
*[[Astro Gurrl]] (1996-?)
*[[Astro Gurrl]] (1996-?)
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*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/spycore Miss Helen's flickr]
*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/spycore Miss Helen's flickr]
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[[Category:Zinester]] [[Category:Australian Zinesters]] [[Category:Artist]]
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[[Category:Zinester|Helen]] [[Category:Australian Zinesters|Helen]] [[Category:Artist|Helen]]

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Miss Helen is a prolific Sydney, NSW, Australia based artist and zinester, who has published notable one-off and seminal ongoing Australian zines, including Astro Gurrl (1996-?) and Fly away bird (2005-) under her the imprint Astro Press.

In addition to her zines Miss Helen writes a blog, designs knitting patterns, creates knitted cupcakes and animals, takes digital photographs and 'wears froofy dresses'.

She is current studying towards a Bachelor of Design at COFA.

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Contact

Astro Press

P.O. Box 730

Sutherland NSW 1499

AUSTRALIA

miss.helen at gmail.com

Exhibitions

2009

Betrayal/Three Miss Helens, March 2009, Old Allan's Cake Shop, Tiny Stadiums Festival, Erskinville.

  • A mixed media collaboration with artist, Hiromi Tango.
  • Hosted in a pink abandoned bakery in the heart of Erskinville.

2007

Zine factory, 18 August - 14 October, 2007, Lewers House, Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewer Bequest

  • The exhibition featured an installation work by Miss Helen 'Girls Room', and another by Leigh Rigozzi, as well as an exhibition of historic Australian zines, curated by Glenn Barkley. The Spring Zine Fair, 1 September, 10am-5pm, was held in conjunction with the exhibition.

Le Petite Bakery, Don't Look Gallery, Dulwich Hill, 2007.

  • Knitted cupcakes and other baked goods. Has since toured to other galleries such as Hazelhurst Regional Gallery.

2004

2004: Australian Culture Now: Networked

  • The exhibition featured a survey of online art, and included spycore.net, Miss Helen's personal blog. [catalogue page online]

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