Event Details

Workshop@PAM: Graphic Narratives

USC Pacific Asia Museum

 

Artist Sarbajit Sen will share his experience and techniques for creating graphic narratives and will lead you in creating your own mini graphic novel. All supplies included; RSVP required.

Some prior artistic experience recommended.

Space is limited and all supplies provided.

About the Artist: 

Sarbajit Sen studied English Literature at Calcutta University, had a brief stint as a copywriter in an ad agency, joined a bank but left it for cartoons, comics and films. For more than a decade, he contributed cartoons and weekly comic strips to leading Kolkata dailies The Statesman, The Economic Times and Ajkaal. His cartoons, comics and graphic narratives have appeared in China Daily (Beijing), Janakantha (Dhaka), Drighangchoo (JU, Kolkata), Bengal Lights (Dhaka) and This Side That Side–a partition anthology published by Yoda Press and Goethe Institut, New Delhi. He was awarded ‘Best Film’ in the Art and Culture category at the National Film Festival and received 1st prize at the National Environmental Comic Festival. He has made films in association with UNAIDS, YLE (Finland) and PSBT/Films Division and for Bengali television. At present he is working on an extensive graphic novel on climate politics and is a visiting faculty at National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. He is based in Kolkata.

Cost: $20