The Bridge Magazine by Aubrey Fink is a reinvention of the women’s publication. Issue No. 1 features 17 original articles written by everyday women ranging from 8 to 65 years old. The authors wrote about meditation, gynos, plant parenthood, regular parenthood, first loves, and felony convictions.
The Soapbox is a community print shop, book and zine making center, and library of over 2,000 rare handmade publications. One of only a few spaces in the country that combines zine, book arts, and poetry chapbook worlds in one location.
Rootbeer Audio creates tube amplifiers with a unique aesthetic using the highest quality components and techniques available. An alumnus (MAT, 2011) and on the faculty at UArts, Matthew Manhire used Corzo funding to transition his original business as a repair service to designing and producing high end boutique guitar amps.
Remark Glass (Rebecca Davies, UArts 2011, BFA, Book Arts Printmaking and Danielle Ruttenberg) produces hand blown recycled dinnerware and home furnishings. The glass pieces are created through a unique process that is rooted in traditional glass blowing and designed to make use of common bottle glass. Each bottle is transformed into a functional piece of glass.
In February 2016, The Hook Journal started as a DIY music magazine to assist getting underground music in Philadelphia, PA heard. Since its inception, the magazine’s main focus has been to be a non-profit organization that harbors a safe space for music.