After San Francisco's new mayor announced imminent plans to "clean up" downtown with a new corporate "dot com corridor" and arts district--featuring the new headquarters of Twitter and Burning Man--curators Erick Lyle and Chris Johanson brought over 100 artists and activists together with …
Ink Fight is a winding, multiform conversation with the self through realms of art-making. Thorkelson is in pursuit of finding a practice which reflects what is individual, yet universal, dreamlike, yet socially aware, wild yet meaningful. Looking for the intuitive power that balances vibrant inner light with the sobering global trauma, Ink Fight is a reflective comic about "making" similar in a lot of ways to the paths of Lynda Barry's What It Is, but with an added and refreshing commitment to social justice. -EF
18p, b&w with full color covers, sewn binding, 8.5"x11"