As we mentioned yesterday, the dear departed BCGF indie comics festival that ended earlier this year has been replaced by the Comic Arts Brooklyn fest, which will be run by Gabe Fowler of Desert Island. And here’s the official word. We’re there.
FIRST ANNUAL “COMIC ARTS BROOKLYN” FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED TO FEATURE PAUL AUSTER, ART SPIEGELMAN AND DAVID MAZZUCCHELLI
The first annual COMIC ARTS BROOKLYN (CAB) organized by Desert Island will take place on November 9, 2013 at Mt. Carmel Church in Williamsburg. Programming will be directed by Paul Karasik and take place at the Knitting Factory, featuring Paul Auster, Art Spiegelman and David Mazzucchelli, who will appear together for the first time to discuss their important work City of Glass: The Graphic Novel. Additional guests to be announced.
CAB is a curated exhibition of some of the best local and international artists and publishers working in comics, graphic illustration and fine art: from the cutting-edge underground to the established, respected artists in the field.
Desert Island was the founder and lead organizer of the annual Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival, which ran successfully for four years.
Programming director Paul Karasik brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the show, including his tenure as associate editor of Raw Magazine in the 1980s.
WHO: More than 100 artists and publishers from the United States and
…and many others to be announced!
WHAT: THE FIRST ANNUAL “COMIC ARTS BROOKLYN” FESTIVAL
WHERE: Exhibition: Mt. Carmel Church, 275 N 8th St, Brooklyn, NY
Programming: The Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan
Ave, Brooklyn, NY
WHEN: Saturday, November 9, 2013, 11 AM to 7 PM