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Dixon Place presents Carousel: Comics Performances and Picture Shows

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Dixon Place presents Carousel

Comics Performances and Picture Shows, Hosted by R. Sikoryak

Presentations of graphic novels and gag cartoons, plus live drawing & music. 

Featuring:
  Pénélope Bagieu
, Cynthia KaplanAsterios KokkinosSummer Pierre,
Flash RosenbergWhit Taylor
, Kriota Willberg and more…

 

 

ABOUT THE ARTISTS:

Pénélope Bagieu is a bestselling graphic novel author and her editorial illustrations have appeared all over the French media. She blogs, drums in a rock band, and watches lots of nature shows. Her books with First Second include Exquisite Corpse and California Dreamin’.  http://www.penelope-jolicoeur.com

Cynthia Kaplan is the author of two collections of humorous essays, Why I’m Like This: True Stories and Leave the Building Quickly, among other things, and she is the founder of the band The Cynthia Kaplan Ordeal.  You can find her, if you choose, at www.cynthiakaplan.com.

Asterios Kokkinos is the writer of the all-new graphic novel, “Toys 4 Cheap!” drawn by Jimmy Hasse. It’s a fake catalogue of dangerous and insane toys.  https://twitter.com/asterios

Summer Pierre is a cartoonist and illustrator living in the Hudson Valley, New York. She is the author of the autobiographical comic series, Paper Pencil Life, as well as the books The Artist in the Office: How to Creatively Survive and Thrive Seven Days a Week and Great Gals: Inspired Ideas for Living a Kick-Ass Life.  http://summerpierre.com

As an “Attention-Span-for-Hire” (and plain-clothes clown) Flash Rosenberg uses drawing, animation, photography, writing, and performing to accelerate the levity of awareness. This Guggenheim Fellow was the pioneering Artist in Residence for LIVE from the NY Public Library.  www.flashrosenberg.com

Whit Taylor is a cartoonist, writer, and editor from New Jersey.  www.whittaylorcomics.com

Kriota Willberg writes, draws, teaches, needlepoints, and performs about body-oriented sciences. The newest version of her injury prevention comic book for cartoonists will be published this fall by Uncivilized press. She is on the brink of becoming the first ever Artist in Residence at the New York Academy of Medicine Library’s Historical Collection.  http://kriotawelt.blogspot.com

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street (between Rivington & Delancey), NYC

Tickets: $15 (advance), $18 (at the door),  $12 (students/seniors/idNYC)

Advance tickets & info: www.dixonplace.org (212) 219-0736

(The Dixon Place Lounge is open before, during, and after the show. All proceeds directly support DP’s mission and artists.)

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