Click to enlarge. This is kind of late‚Ä¶ but better late than never. On Saturday (Feb. 21), The Walker Art Center hosted the Multiples Mall event. Subtitled ‘A Bookish Fair’, it featured the work of artists who make ‘book-related multiples’. It was a pretty fun event and I hope the Walker keeps doing it
It’s been a little quiet on this blog over the last few days. It’s hard to post through the painful haze of clogged sinuses! The regularly scheduled programming should return this week. Meanwhile, a quick reminder that the MOMEMENTUM: The New Comics exhibition opens on Friday (March 6th). I hope it’s already in everyone’s
I spent Saturday and Sunday tabling at the 7th Annual Minnesota Book Arts Fest at the Minnesota Center for the Book Art. The event is scheduled just in time for the great month-long consumer frenzy known as Holiday Shopping. Most people come looking for handmade gifts, cards, envelopes, prints and calendars. They found plenty
From the MMAA: The Minnesota Museum of American Art is proud to announce the opening of its fall exhibition, Hot Ink: Comic Art in Minnesota on September 28, 2008. The MMAA will host an opening party on October 3, 2008. The party will open up for MMAA members only at 7pm and open for
The Minneapolis Zine Fest happened a couple of weekends ago and it was pretty fun. The modest space of the SSCA was populated with zinesters, mini-comics artists, small press publishers and various denizens of the book arts. The walls were crammed full of historical zine artifacts. Most were generously loaned too the SSCA by
Here’s another event I failed to write about after it was over: TCAF. Hard to believe it’s been almost a year…! I was excited to visit Toronto, the city of Seth, Chester Brown & Joe Matt! Sadly, I missed their appearance together. Still the show and the city were amazing… and as usual I
From Ransom Strange: Voodoo Economics Here’s another event I participated in, but failed to mention on the blog. Lutefisk Sushi 3 is an (almost) annual comics event in Minneapolis. Practically every able-bodied cartoonist in town makes a mini-comic, makes 150 copies of it and they all end up packaged together in a fancy box.