On Friday, September 22nd at 7pm, Coco Picard presents "Autobiography with Stones" a diagrammed artist talk about rocks, foreign encounters, and possible futures. This performative lecture is based on a dream Picard had in which the protagonist of her graphic novel, The Chronicles of …
Mimi and the Wolves Act 1 The Dream
56p, b&w, screenprinted cover, 5.5"x8.5"
Alabaster's new comic is so smart and so pretty, I love it in the way that I love Moomins. The story is about a forthright cateyed animal, Mimi, and her dream-guided encounters with an undomestic scene of beasts and goddesses. The drawings are tremendous- clear and emotional- and although the design is outright adorable, the story never shies away from tension or conflict. Fantastic! -EF