MoCCA Fest is happening from 11am-6pm on both Saturday, April 5th, and Sunday, April 6th, at the 69th Regiment Armory (68 Lexington Avenue). Drawn and Quarterly will be at booths A24, A25, and A26, by the 26th Street entrance. Here's a handy map- click to see it full-size.
Overwhelmed by all the goodness? Here's a breakdown of what's happening on each day so you can plan your schedules:
SATURDAY APRIL 5TH, 11 AM TO 6 PM
11 am to 1 pm: Michael DeForge signing
12 pm to 1 pm: R. Sikoryak presents Carousel for Kids with James Kochalka, Trade Loeffler, Neil Numberman, Melissa Mendes, and Colleen AF Venable. (Room One)
12 pm to 2 pm: Adrian Tomine signing- today only!
1 pm to 2 pm: Brecht Vandenbroucke signing
2 pm to 3:30 pm: Drinking Ink: Art Spiegelman and Joost Swarte in conversation, moderated by Bill Kartalopoulos (Room One). This panel is free, but due to limited seating, please reserve tickets online.
3 pm to 4 pm: Brecht Vandenbroucke signing
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm: Art Spiegelman signing- today only!
SUNDAY APRIL 6TH, 11 AM TO 6 PM
12 pm to 1 pm: Brecht Vandenbroucke signing
12 pm to 1 pm: Form, Materials, and Expression panel with Sam Alden, Frederic Coché, and Michael DeForge, moderated by Bill Kartalopoulos (Room Two)
1 pm to 2 pm: Michael DeForge and Miriam Katin signing- today only!
1 pm to 2 pm: Comics, lllustration, and the Conceptual Image panel with Marion Fayolle, Joost Swarte, and Brecht Vandenbroucke, moderated by New York Times art director Alexandra Zsigmond (Room One)
2 pm to 3 pm: Brecht Vandenbroucke signing
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm: Live Drawing: Comics in Concert with Scott Campbell, Miriam Katin, Danica Novgodoroff, and Ville Ranta creating new, projected drawings to music performed by Niko Kumpuvaara and Aleksi Ranta (Room One)
All signings take place at Drawn and Quarterly's booths- once again, that's A24, A25, and A26!
DEBUTS- don't forget to pick up one of each of our three hot debuts so you can make all your friends jealous! Here's what we're bringing:
New York Postcards, in stores everywhere April 8th.
Over Easy, in stores everywhere April 15th.
The WORN Archive: A Fashion Journal About the Art, Ideas, and History of What We Wear, edited by Serah-Marie McMahon. This one's not in stores until April 22nd in Canada, and May 6th in the USA!
UPDATE! We'll also have Pascal Girard's Petty Theft, not in stores until May 27th!!
See you on Saturday, New York!
And once you've been charmed by Brecht Vandenbroucke at MoCCA, be sure to visit his exhibit at Flanders House (620 8th Avenue, 44th Floor). The show is a collection of work by ten terrific Flemish illustrators, including some of Brecht's wonderful paintings.