Dixon Place presents
Comics Performances and Picture Shows,
hosted by R. Sikoryak.
Live readings and projections of graphic novels, cartoons, and other visual art, plus live improvised drawings.
Maëlle Doliveux and Hunter Nelson
Plus voices by Pete Boisvert, Hope Cartelli, and Rebecca Comtois
Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm
161A Chrystie Street (btwn Rivington & Delancey), NYC
In the Lounge
Maëlle Doliveux is a French and Swiss illustrator, cartoonist, graphic designer, fabricator and occasional puppeteer. Her clients include The New York Times, Newsweek, and SpongeBob Squarepants Comics. Along with editor Josh O’Neill, she is co-founder of Beehive Books – a Philadelphia-based publishing company focused on comics and illustration. Her first full length comic book, “I WILL LIVE FOREVER” is in the works, and set to publish Fall 2020. In her increasingly limited spare time she enjoys studying black holes, performing brain surgery, and making up fake hobbies for herself in her biographies.
David Heatley is cartoonist and musician living in Queens. Over the last 20 years, he has written and drawn three graphic memoirs—Qualification, AMY, My Brain is Hanging Upside Down—and recorded 6 albums and 6 EPs. His new strip “Pamela and Louie” is currently being serialized on Instagram.
Jeff Lewonczyk is a recovering playwright and aspiring cartoonist who lives in Brooklyn. His children’s holiday comedy Bethlehem or Bust has been performed in schools across the country, and his illustrated travelogue “I Went To India, and All I Brought You Were These Lousy Cartoons” has been featured in publications ranging from Buzzfeed to the Hindustan Times. Visit his website at jeffisaweso.me.
Lydia Mamalis is a Brooklyn based artist originally from Kansas. She likes looking at dolls, drawing in pencil, making puppets and making comics when she can think of stories.
Hunter Nelson is a the creator of the comic Tasky John (taskyjohn.com), and the writer of The Truth’s “The Body Genius,” named one of the AV Club’s “Best Podcasts of 2019 So Far.” His work has appeared in The Onion, Clickhole and Funny Or Die. You can see him perform every Saturday night at SubCulture with his improv team Women & Men.