Carousel, the live comics performance series, returns with more readings, projections, and music from cartoonists and other visual artists.
This special episode features artists from Augenblick Studios, the independent animation studio based in Brooklyn.
Hosted by R. Sikoryak
At The City Reliquary
370 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Times: 7:30pm door, 8:00pm show
Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door
Aaron Augenblick is an animator, writer, and director. He is the founder of Augenblick Studios, which has been producing animation from their Brooklyn headquarters for over 24 years. Notable productions include Ugly Americans, The Jellies, Superjail, Wonder Showzen, and Death Hacks. Aaron is currently showrunning a children’s series he created called City Island for PBS KIDS. Instagram: @aaronaugenblick @augenblickstudios
Devin Clark is a creative director at Augenblick Studios. He created the cult hit animated show, Ugly Americans, which ran for three seasons on Comedy Central. Instagram: @deevoon
Jeremy Jusay is the senior background designer at Augenblick Studios. His first graphic novel, The Strange Ones, was published by Simon & Schuster’s Gallery 13 in January 2020. Instagram: @jeremyjusay
Joy Kolitsky started doing storyboards and design work for Augenblick Studios in 1999. She also draws comics, children’s books, greeting cards and the occasional landscape painting. Instagram: @joykolitsky
Nichola Latzgo is a project manager at Augenblick Studios who is passionate about animation and her pet rabbits. She is very excited to be exploring the new world of AI art. Instagram: @ickynichola
Josh Pilch is a Creative Director at Augenblick Studios where he has directed multiple pieces for “Weird Al” Yankovic. His own semi-autobiographical webcomic The Josh Pilch Show is on the internet, but he mainly wants you to know the Weird Al thing. Instagram: @thejoshpilchshow
Katie Wendt is a RISD grad and has worked at Augenblick Studios for 13 years as everything from storyboard revisionist to creative director. Instagram: @katiewendtwhere @katiewendtart
R. Sikoryak is a cartoonist (Constitution Illustrated, Terms and Conditions, and The Unquotable Trump) and the host of Carousel. He’s also worked on various animation projects for Augenblick Studios over the years. Instagram: @rsikoryak