Really feeling the benefits of on-ground research with this project both in the writing and the images. Had we not been able to interview migrants in Nogales we wouldn’t have known they sometimes are forced to sleep in the graveyard AND I wouldn’t have been able to see the actual graveyard.
I recently conducted interviews with migrants and asylum seekers in the lead up to an activist comic I’m doing about the Mexican border. Here are a few: Interviewed at a women’s shelter in Nogales. She fled Guatemala with her daughter after gangs shot up her home. Her mother ran a fruit stand and when business […]
Release Party! Tuesday November 29, 7-10 PM Max Fish 120 Orchard St, New York, New York 10002 Release party for CLIMATE CHAOS, the new issue of WW3 illustrated. presentations by Peter Kuper, James Romberger, Sabrina Jones, Seth Tobocman, Meg Lemieur, Steve Brodner, Jeff Wilson, Steve Wishnia, Mac McGill, Ganzeer, Rebecca Migdal, Andy Laties, Eric Blitz, […]
In addition to the course at the Princeton Atelier at the Lewis Center of the Arts I had a busy winter and spring working in schools in Paterson (Fractured Fairytales) Burlington (Yokai and Geography) and Haledon (book mural) were among the highlights. Here are some shots:
HERE‘s a link to the animation component of the Last Boat. In the piece, dancers performed in and around a 19th century dingy while this animation was projected in the background.
The culminating event for my Atelier class at Princeton is May 5th. You can get tickets (here) It’s been quite an experience, waking up the fallow art installation part of my brain. Also, it’s been a fascinating combining my drawings with actual, real moving people! The rundown: Students from the spring Princeton Atelier course “Waking […]
I’ve created a Tumblr page to hold all the research for my upcoming class/residency at the Princeton Atelier. Here’s the (link)
My Bad For You co-author, Scott Cunningham and I will be at Bank Street Books with some of the contributing youth to the latest issue of World War 3 illustrated. We’ll do live readings of some of the projected pages followed by a discussion. September 29, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Bank Street Book Store […]
That’s the New Jersey Society of Children’s Book Writer’s and Illustrators. I’ll be doing a workshop on the fundamental visual-storytelling tools of comics on Saturday and drawing inspiration from themes on Sunday.
This graphic essay will run in the next issue of World War 3 illustrated but here’s a look at it now. It’s part of a series of work I’m doing around the intersection of art and mortality (lots of laughs to come!!) The lyrics are all gleaned from punk rock I listened to at roughly […]