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 …
Published by Conundrum Press
138p, b&w, 6.5"x8.5"
"For her first book House of Sugar, Rebecca Kraatz won The Doug Wright Award for Best Emerging Talent in 2007. Her latest graphic novel, Snaps, takes place during the Second World War in a small town on Vancouver Island. Combining magic realism with pulp dialogue, the interweaving narrative is told from various points of view. Soldiers, seniors, working women, and children tell their “slice of life” stories in brief vignettes, like snapshots in the found photo album from which Kraatz originally drew inspiration. Sometimes dreamy, often surreal, Snaps will further establish her reputation as a gifted writer and artistic talent to watch."