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Parismita Singh ─ Crisis Comics: Drawing and Writing Non-Fiction in South Asia

Crisis Comics

Friday, April 7, 2023

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street


We are excited to be welcoming her for a week-long residency at the Saxena Center. This event combines an artist talk and presentation followed by a comic workshop with Parismita where the attendees can informally engage and learn the ethics and challenges of illustration and comics in South Asia. Materials provided.

Parismita Singh is a writer and artist whose publications include the graphic novels The Hotel at the End of the World (2009) and Mara and the Clay Cows (2015); a collection of short stories Peace has Come (2018); and the anthology Centrepiece: New Writing and Art from Northeast India (2017). She is the author of the NRC Sketchbook (2018-2019), a graphic reportage series for Huffington Post (India). Her current projects include a grassroots community art project producing children’s books for the Pratham Education Foundation; and a graphic novel on the decolonization of museums.

Saxena Center for Contemporary South Asia
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