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plates journal issue 01: school's out

breakfast 2020

Letter format softcover journal (216mm x 166mm)

72 pages


This first issue of plates journal presents seven pieces that scrutinise the educational institution. Across a range of forms including poetry, critical essays, and comics, the contributors to issue 01: school’s out critically reflect on the institution as we knew it, as we know it, and as we could know it.

Contributors in order:

Ree Sherwood

Itzel Basualdo

Ali Tomek

Theo McDonald (NZ)

Johanna Tesfaye

Leah Gallant



Plates is an internationally minded experimental journal edited by Casey Carsel and designed by Unyimeabasi Udoh. All print editions can also be read online at


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Plates Journal Issue 01

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