Zooming the Pandemic – Comic Book Edition – A Special Series of Interviews for VanCAF 2020
Deni Loubert interviews Joan Steacy, author and illustrator of “So, That’s That!” and “Aurora Borealice”. This series is in partnership with NewWest TV.
Dakwäkãda Warriors and Pizza Punks author Cole Pauls joins Detroit comic artist, Jordan River in conversation about his drawing and creative process! Collaborating with his partner Chloe River, curating anthologies, risograph printing with Cold Cube (Seattle), discovering the french animated classic “Fantastic Planet” and the influences that lead him to create “A Moth Among Butterflies”. Follow Jordan on instagram @_abrownrecluse_
Deni Loubert interviews Trina Robbins in the third instalment of Zooming the Pandemic. This video series is in partnership with NewWest TV.
Pizza Punks and Dakwäkãda Warriors author Cole Pauls interviews Canadian Psychedooolia comic artist Marc Bell and his band Marmalade Duplex. Pauls and Bell discuss his VanCAF 2020 poster, # NotTheMinions, Stroppy & his “Kick the Ball” spoken word performance. Marmalade Duplex hunks Brad D. Slab & Telly Salmonayonaise join the conversation about their new band with Marc, plus two of the three Triplex Singers, Lean ‘Dine & Santa’s Workshop join the fun! Visit https://corduroypalace.bigcartel.com/… to buy your own copy of “Marmalade Duplex Plays the Tuna Olive Village” OUT NOW!
Appearing in this video:
Tyson Brinacombe (Foods, Cosmos the Band) , Brad de Roo (Perennial PlotsComedy For Airports) Sadie Olchewski (Nons, Juvenile Hall) Steph Yates (Cots, Esther Grey)
The Vancouver Comic Arts Association is a non-profit focused on celebrating comics, art, and storytelling. Through the Vancouver Comic Arts Festival (VanCAF), the Society programs a two-day celebration of comics with readings, panels, workshops, and artist exhibitions. To learn more about our work and our values, we invite you to read our Festival FAQs, get a sense of this year’s online programming, read our land acknowledgement comic and statement, and review our code of conduct.
We believe that stories told through comics have the power to transmit ideas in ways that no other form can achieve. As we continue to grow as an organization and in our programming, we are seeking two new members to join our Board of Directors.
…are interested in working with VanCAF to grow in the following areas:
- Year-round programming
- Additional educational programming and partnerships
- Continue to increase and sustain direct support of QTBIPOC artists
- Create and strengthen community relationships
…have expertise or experience in one or more of the following fields:
- Professional accounting
- UX/UI/Computer Programming
- Lived experience of racialization
- Working meaningfully with equity-seeking groups
… and have an interest in:
- Comics, art, stories
- Positively impacting your local community
- Working with artists and creators
- Gaining governance experience
…then we’d love to hear from you. Please email a resume and short letter expressing your interest to email@example.com.
Deni Loubert interviews Mary Fleener!