The renowned graphic-book author Joyce Brabner's Second Avenue Caper is the true story of a tight-knit group of artists and activists living in New York City in the early 1980s who found themselves on the front lines in the fight against AIDS. Struggling to understand the disease and how they …
by Vida Simon
96p, b&w, softcover,
"The idea for this book came about as I was leafing through my journals from over the years and felt compelled to extract drawings from the sea of words. But then having done that, sometimes the words slipped back in when it seemed necessary to provide a glimpse of the context. The selected drawings range from sketches created for, or after performances, to remembering dreams, to observing a teacup. Inklings seeks to honour the fleeting processes that are usually kept private, transposing fragments of many books into one intimate book."