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DISEÑO | Comic

January 21, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

FREE, 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.

Details

Date:
January 21, 2015
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
FREE, RSVP
Event Categories:
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Venue

El Café @El Museo
1230 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10029 United States
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Organizer

Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, El Museo del Barrio
Phone:
Cooper Hewitt: (212) 849-8400, El Museo del Barrio: (212) 831-7272