Drawing a life can be a radical act if you are a woman, an immigrant, or anyone whose experience exists outside of patriarchal norms. A collective conversation with renowned graphic artists Sandrine Revel (France), Sabrina Jones (U.S.), Gabrielle Bell (U.S.) and Marcelino Truong (France/Vietnam); moderated by Meg Lemke.

For PEN America Festival, Marcelino Truong also participates to the Lit Crawl: on Auto-Fiction.


SANDRINE REVEL

Sandrine Revel is a prolific French creator of graphic novels and children’s books. She just released Glenn Gould at NBM, which won her the French Artémisia award which recognizes female comics creators.

Marcelino Truong

Marcelino Truong is the author of Such a Lovely Little War and Saigon Calling. The son of a Vietnamese diplomat, he spent the early years of the war in Saigon. He later attended London’s French Lycee, and then moved to Paris where he earned degrees in law at the Paris Institute of Political Studies and English literature at the Sorbonne.

 
 
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161A 161A CHRYSTIE ST, NEW YORK, NY, 10002

The Radical Act of Drawing A Life

When
May 6, 2017 | 4pm
Where
161A
161A CHRYSTIE ST, NEW YORK, NY, 10002

Drawing a life can be a radical act if you are a woman, an immigrant, or anyone whose experience exists outside of patriarchal norms. A collective conversation with renowned graphic artists Sandrine Revel (France), Sabrina Jones (U.S.), Gabrielle Bell (U.S.) and Marcelino Truong (France/Vietnam); moderated by Meg Lemke.

For PEN America Festival, Marcelino Truong also participates to the Lit Crawl: on Auto-Fiction.


SANDRINE REVEL

Sandrine Revel is a prolific French creator of graphic novels and children’s books. She just released Glenn Gould at NBM, which won her the French Artémisia award which recognizes female comics creators.

 

 

Marcelino Truong

Marcelino Truong is the author of Such a Lovely Little War and Saigon Calling. The son of a Vietnamese diplomat, he spent the early years of the war in Saigon. He later attended London’s French Lycee, and then moved to Paris where he earned degrees in law at the Paris Institute of Political Studies and English literature at the Sorbonne.

 
 
Lear more here