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New work and upcoming shows

  I’ll be tabling at Zine Dream and Canzine Toronto with a new collection of freshly squeezed comics and zines: Milkweed vol 2 (second printing; erotic art & literature zine) EASY (conceptual comics) BFF (full colour micro-comic) Unexpected Recipes, Familiar Foods (illustrated food zine) Kawai’s Dead Intellectuals Hot List vol 2 (irreverent zine) See you … Continue reading

TCAF17 post mortem
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TCAF17 post mortem

Before I write this year’s recap, I thought I’d reflect on TCAF’s success in light of heightening tensions regarding diversity in creative fields. TCAF was one of my first introductions to comics and because of it, I operated under the blithe assumption that indie comics was largely free of the systemic forms of discrimination that … Continue reading

Toronto International Porn Festival
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Toronto International Porn Festival

Went to the Toronto Intl Porn Festival (fka the Feminist Porn Festival) last weekend and was pleasantly surprised. My chief criticism of some films from earlier years was how much of the porn was shot using the cinematic style of mainstream porn, i.e., low angle shots, constant closeups of genital penetration, framing that decapitates heads, … Continue reading