About Us

FATHERFATHER IS A TEXT-BASED ART MAG MADE BY TWO MENTALLY ILL TRANSGENDERS IN JANUARY 2022. THESE TRANSGENDERS ARE PINGOTOOBY AND FREYJAW. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR VISUAL POETRY, MANIFESTOISMS, TRUISMS, COLLAGES, ERASURE, AND ANY OTHER TEXT-BASED ART. 

FATHERFATHER: A TRANNYFESTO: SENTIMENTAL DADA

 

  1. WE HERE SHOW REVERENCE TO DADA SO WE CALL HIM FATHERFATHER. 

  2. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER REJECT SURREALISM IN FAVOR OF SURREALISM. 

  3. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER REJECT HYPERREALISM IN FAVOR OF HYPERREALISM. 

  4. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER REJECT REALISM. 

  5. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER ARE SENTIMENTAL ABOUT SENTIMENTALITY. 

  6. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER ARE NOT TAKING THE PISS. 

  7. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER ARE REVEALING SECRETS THROUGH DADA. 

  8. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER ARE CONFIDANTS WITH DADA. 

  9. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER ARE CLOSING A CENTURY OLD WOUND. 

  10. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER OVERSIMPLIFY TO THE POINT OF ABSTRACTION. 

  11. WE  HERE AT FATHERFATHER BELIEVE IN OUR ART’S AUTONOMY. 

  12. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER KNOW IT IS ALIVE WHEN WE ARE NOT IN THE ROOM. 

  13. WE HERE WOULD DIE FOR SIMPLICITY. 

  14. WE HERE WOULD DIE FOR COMPLEXITY. 

  15. WE HERE WOULD DIE FOR AUTONOMY. 

  16. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER PAY RENT TO INDIGENOUS PEOPLES. 

  17. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER WILL NOT VOTE FOR A PRESIDENT THAT DOESN’T PROVIDE REPARATIONS FOR THOSE MARGINALIZED BY ENSLAVEMENT, JIM CROW, AND THE PRISON SYSTEM. 

  18. FATHERFATHER IS ANTI-RACIST. 

  19. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER WILL OUST PREDATORS. 

  20. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER ARE CREATING SCENE.

  21. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER FAVOR INCLUSIVITY. 

  22. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER KNOW THERE ARE NO CONDITIONS FOR ART. 

  23. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER ARE ESOTERIC OUT OF NECESSITY. 

  24. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER ARE NOT YOUR CRITICS.

  25. WE HERE AT FATHERFATHER ARE YOUR CONFIDANTS. 

 

FAQ:

How do I submit?

Full details in the Submit tab, but the long and short of it is send us an email at FATHERFATHERMAGAZINE@gmail.com with up to 5 pages of neo-dadaist goodness.

When and where do you announce reading dates and themes?

Everything will always be announced on our Instagram and Twitter, both @FATHERFATHERMAGAZINE and @fatherfathermag respectively. Reading periods are typically 2 months long, closing a month before the magazine drops. We release quarterly.

How do I receive my honorarium?

We can send you your honorarium through Venmo, Paypal, or Cashapp before the edition releases. You also have the option for us to donate your honorarium to the Duwamish people, whose land the US Government and the FATHERFATHER collective illegally occupies. 

Who Should Apply?

People of Color and Dykefags are encouraged to apply but we will not hound you for demographic info, Concrete Brutalists, Visual Poets, Typographers, Collagists, Screenprinters, Electronic Literature Enthusiasts, anyone that doesn't have their Hogwarts House in their Instagram bio, Etc.

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PINGOTOOBY AKA MAGGIE JAMES
(All Pronouns)

Editor in Chief

Maggie is a concrete poet, essayist, and nonbinary lesbian.

Their work interrogates the intersections of transgenderism, anarchy, and PTSD status and has appeared in ANMLY,  TIMBER, Thimble, and *82 Review, with work upcoming from Sinister Wisdom and Word/ForWord. They moonlight as a roly-poly who lives in our brains, @pingotooby on Instagram. They graduated from Western Washington University, and currently live where they grew up in San Jose, California.

FREYJAW AKA FREYJA WHITNEY (THEY/SHE)

LEAD DESIGNER AND ILLUSTRATOR

Freyja is a graphic designer, illustrator, and nonbinary lesbian. 

Their illustrations draw the line behind architectural abstractions and body horror, and has won awards at MODE Film and the Best In Show Award at the 2017 Narramore Art Show. Her work and updates can be found @Freyja_R_Whitney on Instagram. She received their BA in Design from Western Washington University, and currently resides in Seattle, Washington.

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