Miss Oblivious is an artist, writer, photographer, zine editor and mother of two children.
Miss Oblivious is the pen name of Cheyanne Payne. She is the editor of two zines: Cunt Fear, the title derived from a Crass song, was a vehicle for the editor to publish her photographs taken at shows and existed from 1994 till 1998; and more recently, Oblivious Nation, begun in 1999, of which twenty-three issues have been released so far and which is still ongoing. Oblivious Nation focuses on art, music and social scenes. Miss Oblivious says she is "... documenting my life, my mishaps and my emotions".
As well, Miss Oblivious writes for Punk Globe. She is also the successful creator of rag dolls, which are at once punk, goth, DIY, and her own unique creation. She has made dolls in the likeness of personalities such as Dame Darcy, Lynn Breedlove, Exene and many others, which she shows at galleries.