Carousel @ MoCCA Fest, March 16, 2024

Carousel returns to the MoCCA Comics Festival on Saturday, March 16 at 3pm.

Live comics readings and visual performances by exhibiting artists and guests. Featuring:
Mattie Lubchansky   (Boys Weekend, The Nib)
A. T. Pratt   (Dot Comics #1, Negative Space)
Özge Samanci   (Evil Eyes Sea, Dare to Disappoint )
Adam Suerte   (Apprendíz and Brooklyn Tattoo)
K. Wroten    (Cannonball, Eden II)
Hosted by R. Sikoryak 

MoCCA Programming is at the SVA Flatiron Gallery, located at 133/141 West 21st Street. Room 1. Just steps away from the exhibitors.

The exhibitors will be at the Metropolitan Pavilion: 125 W 18th St, NYC.  

Day and weekend tickets are available for purchase online and in-person.

Tickets and info:     

Artist bios:

Mattie Lubchansky
 is a cartoonist, illustrator, and former associate editor of the Eisner-winning publication The Nib. You can get their newest book, Boys Weekend, anywhere fine books are sold, or at MoCCAfest table 30.  Instagram: @mattielubchansky

A. T. Pratt is a cartoonist from NYC who writes, draws, and self-publishes comics, zines, art books and paper crafts of all shapes and sizes, often including handmade special features like pop-ups and fold-outs. He teaches comics at Montclair State University and School of Visual  Instagram: @atpratt

Özge Samancı’s autobiographical graphic novel Dare to Disappoint has been translated into six languages and her second graphic novel Evil Eyes Sea will be released in April 2024. Her drawings have appeared in The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Airmail, and Slate Magazine.​  Instagram: @ozge.samanci 

Adam Suerte is a painter, tattooer, comic-maker and illustrator. He tattoos out of his shop Brooklyn Tattoo and makes art in his private studio both in Red Hook, Brooklyn.   Instagram @adamsuerte

K. Wroten is a comics author and illustrator living in Brooklyn, NY. Their books include the LAMBDA Award-winning and Ignatz-nominated Cannonball (2019 Uncivilized Books), MoCCA Award of Excellence winning Crimes (2018 Pyrite Press), and their latest publication Eden II (Aug 2023 Fantagraphics)* and the forthcoming Everyone Sux but You (2025 Holt).    Instagram: @jukeboxcomix
R. Sikoryak is a cartoonist (Constitution Illustrated, Terms and Conditions, and The Unquotable Trump) and the host of Carousel. He illustrated the comic books that appear in the new novel by Tom Hanks, The Making of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece.    Instagram: @rsikoryak






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