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 Lisa Carver
80p, color, 8"x10"
Carver's untitled book presents the visceral and terrifying body of her painting work accompanied by writing that grapples with the overwhelming sexual and psychological terrorism her father put her through growing up and its consequences on her mind and life. Her memories, once unearthed are an excruciating read but it's her honest process of unpacking the lies her childhood was covered in and the language of her visual work speak the loudest towards the power of survival and a self being reclaimed. -EF