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DISEÑO | Comic
January 21, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFREE, RSVP
Join us for a conversation with artists and designers about comic books and superheroes as vehicles for the exploration of identity. Panelists include Phil Jimenez (Marvel Comics), Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz (Wepa Woman) and Ivan Velez, Jr. (Tales of the Closet). The discussion will be moderated by Ilan Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College, and author of Latino U.S.A.: A Cartoon History.
DISEÑO is a partnership between Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and El Museo del Barrio.
This program received federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
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Image Left: Phil Jimenez, “Wonder Woman,” 600th Issue anniversary tribute, 2011. Image Right: Image courtesy of Ivan Velez, Jr.