An Evening with Manuele Fior: Comic artist, illustrator and author of Red Ultramarine and 5,000km Per Second
May 29, 2019 |
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Please join us for a conversation with Manuele Fior. Fior will discuss his new book Red Ultramarine, alongside Chantal McStay.
This event is in collaboration with TALKING PICTURES, a series of events presented by Parsons School of Design, and supported by The New York Rights Fair, Italian Cultural Institute and Fantagraphics.
$15 Non-members | $10 Members | $7 Seniors/students (Undergrad with valid ID)
About the Speakers:
Manuele Fior was born in Cesena, Italy in 1975. After earning a degree in architecture (Venice, 2000), he moved to Berlin, where he began a career as a cartoonist (5,000 km per Second, The Interview), illustrator (The New Yorker, Le Monde, Vanity Fair), and architect. He lives in Paris.
Chantal McStay is a writer based in Brooklyn and the Associate Editor of BOMB Magazine. Her writing and interviews have appeared in the Paris Review Daily, The Believer's Organist podcast, and But Is It ... Comic Aht?, among others.
About the Book:
An early original graphic novel from one of the world's greatest cartoonists.
Fausto, a young architect, is a prisoner of his own pride, obsessed with a search for perfection. Only the love of his girlfriend Silvia can save Fausto from himself. Desperate, she enlists the services of a mysterious doctor who guides her on a delirious journey traversing reality and myth...
Before he created the award-winning graphic novels 5,000 km Per Secondand The Interview, internationally acclaimed cartoonist Manuele Fior created this delicate and moving parable on the redemptive power of love.