PanelScapes

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May 7, 2015
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Bento Miso
862 Richmond Street West
Toronto, Ontario M6J 1C9

PanelScapes

Michael DeForge, Hellen Jo, and John Pham: three cartoonists who create entire worlds via pen & paper.

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What happens when one of the most enduring forms of storytelling is combined with the future of art & expression? Come join us for PanelScapes and find out!

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Featuring…

BIG DEAD HORSE by MICHAEL DEFORGE

about the artist: Michael DeForge draws comics in Toronto. His short story collections A Body Beneath and Very Casual have been published by Koyama Press and his graphic novels Ant Colony and First Year Healthy have been published by Drawn and Quarterly.

programming & design: Kyle Dwyer
3D modeling: Kimberly Koronya
audio: Jim Guthrie

NIGHT SWINGS by Hellen Jo

about the artist: Hellen Jo is an artist living in Los Angeles. Her works explore the power, violence, and friendship of teenage girls. She has written and drawn several comics, including Jin & Jam, Deep Cut, and Last Letter, and she has contributed comics and illustrations to the New York Times, VICE, Nobrow, and Frontier. Hellen currently works in animation, contributing storyboards, writing, and designs to Cartoon Network and FOX ADHD.

programming & design: Kyle Dwyer
3D modeling: Jen Schollen
audio: Hellen Jo

MALL PEOPLE by JOHN PHAM

about the artist: Los Angeles artist John Pham is most well known as the creator behind the Sublife (Fantagraphics) and Epoxy (self published) comics series. He also works in other media, including fine art and animation. His animation credits include The Problem Solverz (Cartoon Network) as well as art direction for the FOX ADHD programming block.

programming & design: Kyle Dwyer
3D modeling and animation: Ricky Jonsson Jr
audio: Mystery Mansion

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Please join us for this truly one of a kind event!