guest review by Kacper Niburski I’ve been struggling to write the review of Second Avenue Caper by Joyce Brabner and illustrated by Mark Zingarelli. Not because I wasn’t moved – sadness and happiness mixed together with drag queens and drug smugglers in a messy, trenchant read. Nor because I lack the means – I can hoot and haw all that is necessary. Instead my reticence is a result of having no other choice. In chronicling the earliest days of the AIDS epidemic, in exposing the double narrative of absurdity and hope, and seeing it shattered only to be rebuilt again, I trouble… Read More
For any of you in the Washington, DC area, “The Visual Culture of Medicine and its Objects” is a symposium that will be held at Georgetown University on September 23rd. Note that you must email to register. Thanks to Linda Raphael for the tip.