Gun Violence Zines

Moving Design

Gun Violence Zine covers.
45D Zine.When the police respond to a call for a "45D" it means the person is dead. These pages pay tribute to some of the many victims lost to gun violence. More than another statistic, they are our family and friends.
45D Zine Spread.Every day, everywhere, falling. More than a number.
911 Zine.The victim, the shooter, the activist, the medic... The House Is Burning Down around us all.
911 Zine Spread.The reality for many kids who live in gun plagued communities.
Twitter Zine.Actual tweets about gun violence and black-out poetry created from a newspaper article on a shooting incident.
Twitter Zine Spread.Varied Responses. Not everyone feels the same about guns in our culture.
762 Zine.This was the actual number of gun violence fatalities at the time this zine was created.
762 zine spread.Translucent pages hold the hand drawn tally of victims lost. How many more will be added to this list?
Zine cover recap.

A Moving Design initiative in collaboration with Loyola University. Student designer responses to gun violence. Four zines were created in response to gun violence in our city. Each has a perspective and a story.

Lee Anne Davis
Catherine Dizon
Timberlene Gilliam
Langtian He
John McCusker
Allison Merkle
Marisa Orlow
Mia Zierk
Design Director / Instructor
Rick Valicenti