Both Maia and Tessa have been creating powerful political art during this tumultuous time. But how do personal projects and self care fit into the art of protest? This discussion will be moderated by an SRZF organizer. If you would like to ask Maia or Tessa questions during this discussion, please submit them via the chat. We will do our best to answer as many questions as we can.
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MAIA KOBABE (e, em, eir)
Maia Kobabe is a nonbinary, queer author and illustrator from the Bay Area, California. Eir first full length book, GENDER QUEER: A MEMOIR, was published in May 2019. Maia's short comics have been published by The Nib and in many anthologies including THE SECRET LOVES OF GEEKS, FASTER THAN LIGHT Y'ALL, GOTHIC TALES OF HAUNTED LOVE, ADVANCED DEATH SAVES and BE GAY, DO COMICS. Before setting out to work freelance full-time, e worked for over ten years in libraries.
TESSA HULLS (she, her)
Tessa Hulls is an artist/writer/adventurer who is fascinated by the concept of home. She's currently focusing on her nonfiction graphic novel, Feeding Ghosts (forthcoming in 2022 from MCD at Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux). In the summer of 2020, when Seattle’s Capitol Hill became CHOP (Capitol Hill Organized Protest), Tessa began doing news coverage through comics posted to her Instagram, which went viral.
Tessa is a compulsive genre hopper who has worked in various capacities as an illustrator, lecturer, cartoonist, editor, interviewer, historian, writer, performer, chef, muralist, conductor of social experiments, painter, bicycle mechanic, teacher, and researcher for organizations including The Washington Post, The Henry Art Gallery, The Rumpus, On the Boards, The Seattle Art Museum, Atlas Obscura, The Project Room, Washington Ensemble Theater, Washington Trails Association, Microsoft Research, and others.
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Tanto Maia como Tessa han estado creando un arte político poderoso durante esta época tumultuosa. Pero, ¿cómo encajan los proyectos personales y el cuidado personal en el arte de la protesta? Esta discusión será moderada por un organizador de SRZF. Si desea hacer preguntas a Maia o Tessa durante esta discusión, envíelas a través del chat. Haremos todo lo posible para responder tantas preguntas como podamos.
Habrá interpretación en español para todas las sesiones.
La asistencia está limitada a 100 participantes por sesión, y las sesiones se grabarán y estarán disponibles en YouTube después del evento. La inscripción cierra a la 1 pm el sábado 7 de noviembre.