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 …
48 pages, black & white with two-color cover, 5.5" x 8.5"
DiFronzo's deft pencil traces her path through some particularly gruesome territory -- her own experiences being diagnosed with and treated for Hodgkin's lymphoma, and the crisis of mortality it provokes. Reads like a diary of a slow-motion train wreck, with time taken to note the beauty of every shard of broken glass. Many-faceted gems like this are precisely why Satan, in His benevolence, granted us the gift of autobio comics as a consolation prize for eternal life! ~GS