|Chris Ware, Mix 2012 keynote speaker. Photo courtesy of Seth Kushner.|
Mix 2012 Keynote
Friday, Oct. 5, 7 p.m.
Reception, 8 p.m.
Canzani Center Auditorium
The Mix 2012: Comics Symposium keynote, In Conversation with Chris Ware, features Chris Ware, who is an American comic book artist notable for his Acme Novelty Library series and the graphic novel Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth. Active since the late 1980s, he has won dozens of awards for his work and was the cover artists for the Sept. 17 issue of the New Yorker. His most recent publication Building Stories, is a collection of serialized tales about the occumpants of a Chicago apartment building. Joining Ware on stage is comics scholar Craig Fischer. The keynote event is free and open to the public, however, priority seating will be given to paid registrants of the Mix 2012 Comics Symposium. There will also be an exhibition of Ware's work in the Canzani Center Gallery. Click here for more.
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