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An Evening with Manuele Fior
May 29, 2019
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.