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Ladydrawers: The Sixth Mass Extinction

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 By Anne Elizabeth Moore and Laura Ķeniņš, Truthout | Graphic Journalism
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2015 1008rrld fb"Growing Season," The Ladydrawers' comics exploration of the links between public health, race and food policy continues with "The Sixth Mass Extinction," in which we meet Claire Pentecost, an artist who works with food and soil and has watched as the drive to wipe out bacteria has taken a toll on public health. It's our first strip with Canada-based comics creator and journalist Laura Ķeniņš.

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Laura Ķeniņš

Laura Ķeniņš is an artist, writer and editor who lives in Halifax, Canada, and Riga, Latvia. Her comics have been published in kuš! Comics, Darling Sleeper, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Coast and others, and exhibited internationally. She is currently working on a book about women and saunas.

Anne Elizabeth Moore

Anne Elizabeth Moore is a cultural critic and author of several award-winning, best-selling nonfiction books including Unmarketable (The New Press) and Cambodian Grrrl (Cantankerous Titles). She is a Fulbright scholar, a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellow, and is the recipient of a 2016 Write A House Fellowship in Detroit. Her work has appeared in The Baffler, Al Jazeera, Salon, The Onion, Talking Points Memo, Wilson Quarterly, Tin House, and in international art exhibitions, including the Whitney Biennial and a solo show at the MCA Chicago. She has appeared on CNN, NPR, Voice of America, and in The New York Times, among others. Her most recent book, from Curbside Splendor, is Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes.

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Ladydrawers: The Sixth Mass Extinction

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 By Anne Elizabeth Moore and Laura Ķeniņš, Truthout | Graphic Journalism
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
  • Print

2015 1008rrld fb"Growing Season," The Ladydrawers' comics exploration of the links between public health, race and food policy continues with "The Sixth Mass Extinction," in which we meet Claire Pentecost, an artist who works with food and soil and has watched as the drive to wipe out bacteria has taken a toll on public health. It's our first strip with Canada-based comics creator and journalist Laura Ķeniņš.

Click to open in a new window, then again to expand.2015 1013ld 1

Click to open in a new window, then again to expand.2015 1013ld 2

Click to open in a new window, then again to expand.2015 1013ld 3

Copyright, Truthout. May not be reprinted without permission.

Laura Ķeniņš

Laura Ķeniņš is an artist, writer and editor who lives in Halifax, Canada, and Riga, Latvia. Her comics have been published in kuš! Comics, Darling Sleeper, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Coast and others, and exhibited internationally. She is currently working on a book about women and saunas.

Anne Elizabeth Moore

Anne Elizabeth Moore is a cultural critic and author of several award-winning, best-selling nonfiction books including Unmarketable (The New Press) and Cambodian Grrrl (Cantankerous Titles). She is a Fulbright scholar, a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellow, and is the recipient of a 2016 Write A House Fellowship in Detroit. Her work has appeared in The Baffler, Al Jazeera, Salon, The Onion, Talking Points Memo, Wilson Quarterly, Tin House, and in international art exhibitions, including the Whitney Biennial and a solo show at the MCA Chicago. She has appeared on CNN, NPR, Voice of America, and in The New York Times, among others. Her most recent book, from Curbside Splendor, is Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes.

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