Sabrina Jones’ graphic biography of dancer Isadora Duncan will have several events in New York over the next month, including some activities at NYCC:
•Saturday February 7th, 11 am
Telling A Story With Imagined Pictures
Panel discussion with slides from non fiction comics creators Sabrina Jones, Dan Goldman, George O’Connor, and Mike Dawson.
New York Comic Con, Room 1A18 at the Javitz Center
Book signing at 12 noon at the First Second Books, booth #1408.
•Monday February 9th, 7pm
Isadora Goes Downtown -– A Multi Media Experience
7pm Exhibit Opening: Original drawings from Isadora Duncan: A Graphic Biography and historic images from the Isadora Duncan Foundation.
7:30pm Slide Show and Dance Performance
Sabrina Jones introduces Isadora with a slide show from the graphic biography.
Lori Belilove of the Isadora Duncan Dance Company and the junior company, The Beliloveables, will perform highlights from Duncan ’s repertory.
Books available for sale & signing.
DNA Gallery, 2nd floor, Dance New Amsterdam
280 Broadway (entrance at 53 Chambers St) NYC
Exhibit will be up through March 1st.
•Thursday, February 19th, 7pm
Author/Editor Series: Sabrina Jones talks with Thomas LeBien
McNally Jackson Books
52 Prince St. (b/t Lafayette & Mulberry) New York, NY 10012
Our Author/Editor series brings writers and editors together for conversations about the work and the process of creation. Sabrina Jones has drawn feminist and modern dance pioneer Isadora Duncan in this unique graphic biography. Thomas LeBien is the editor behind Hill and Wang’s graphic nonfiction line, including The 9/11 Report, Ronald Reagan, and Students for a Democratic Society. The author and editor will discuss the challenges and possibilities of graphic nonfiction, with a slideshow accompaniment.