Last week’s INFINITE CANVAS opening of webcomics art display at MoCCA continues to be one of the best covered comics events this side of a Cup O’ Joe panel, proving that these webcomics people are pretty web savvy. Dean has the photo parade:
Wizard’s Brian Warmouth interviews curator Jennifer Babcock:
“I pitched the idea back in March,” explained Babcock, a Los Angeles native who specializes in Egyptian artwork. Babcock, who publishes her own webcomic C’est la Vie, joined with MoCCA to plan and assemble the exhibit, titled “Infinite Canvas: The Art of Webcomics.”
Organizing the exhibit, which according to Babcock is the first museum exhibit of its kind and scale focusing specifically on webcomics, demanded a great deal more strategy and inventive presentation than most MoCCA floor shows. In addition to the original penciled and inked examples, Babcock needed to accommodate comics that are entirely digitally produced and stretch them out to sizes beyond what conventional printers are capable of handling.