Book signing at TYPE BOOKS, 883 Queen Street West, Toronto CANADA
COMICS COOKING KOREAN & GOING GREEK
Before Toronto’s greatest comics festival, TCAF, happens the weekend of May 13 and 14, two comic writers and artists will be at Type at 883 Queen Street West to talk about their new books on Thursday, May 11. Join Robin Ha, author of the comic book with recipes, Cook Korean, and the very popular artist behind the Olympians books, George O’Connor to get you in the four-colour mood for talking and reading comics.
MAY 13th-14th Saturday 9 AM-5 PM Sunday 10 AM-5 PM
TCAF Toronto Reference Library | 789 Yonge St. Toronto Canada
The Toronto Comic Arts Festival, taking place in 2017 at Toronto Reference Library and the surrounding Bloor/Yonge neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is celebration of comics and graphic novels and their creators, which culminates in a two-day exhibition and vendor fair featuring hundreds of comics creators from around the world. Other Festival events include readings, interviews, panels, workshops, gallery shows, art installations, and much more. The full program and list of participating creators will be listed at this website, as well as in printed and digital program guides available on-site at the festival.
TCAF is free event for all ages.
I will be exhibiting at the Toronto Reference Library with Cook Korean!, fresh-off-the-press mini comics and art prints.
I will also be part of two panel discussions.
High Park Ballroom, Marriott Bloor-Yorkville SATURDAY MAY 13th 11:00 AM – Telling Your Own Stories: Comic Book Memoir – Sometimes finding a good story just takes looking in the mirror. But then what? Join Marcelino Truong, Meags Fitzgerald, Michel Hellman, and Robin Ha as they talk about how the fun and frustrating process of turning their own lives into comics!
The Pilot, 22 Cumberland St. SUNDAY MAY 14th 12:00 PM – Looks Good Enough to Eat: Comics and Food – What kinds of stories do we really tell when we make comics about food? What can food illustration teach us about technique, history, family and diaspora? What are the unique challenges of translating a multi-sensory culinary experience into a two-dimensional visual format? Are comics an underutilized medium for illustrating recipes? Join us for a panel discussion exploring the intricate relationship between comics, art, and food.Panelists: Robin Ha, Sarah Becan, Jade Feng Lee, Kat Verhoeven, Emily Forster. Moderator: Lauren Jordan
Heroic Aleworks and the D.C. Conspiracy are teaming up for a minicomics and arts show featuring about two dozen local comics creators! Pick up some one-of-a-kind locally made comics as you enjoy a pint (or two) of your favorite beer that’s made right on site!