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The Connecting Threads

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 By Anne Elizabeth Moore and Leela Corman, Truthout | Graphic Journalism
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2014 0908ld fbWith this strip, "Our Fashion Year" culminates a year-long comics journalism investigation into connections between the garment trade and the sex trade that has brought us all over the globe and revealed what's behind fast fashion. After more than three years, this will also be the last Ladydrawers column for a time as yet undetermined while its creators delve into other projects.

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Leela Corman

Leela Corman is an illustrator, cartoonist and Middle Eastern dancer. She studied painting, printmaking and illustration at Massachusetts College of Art and won a Xeric Grant for her first graphic novel, Queen’s Day. Her second, Subway Series, was published by Alternative Comics. Her latest, Unterzakhn, a graphic novel set in the tenements, brothels and vaudeville houses of the Lower East Side at the turn of the last century, was published by Schocken/Pantheon and has been nominated for The Los Angeles Times Book Award, the Eisner Award, and Le Prix Artemisia in France. Her short comics have run in Tablet Magazine, Symbolia, and The OC Weekly. In 2014, her comic "Yahrzeit" won a silver medal from the Society Of Illustrators.

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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The Connecting Threads

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 By Anne Elizabeth Moore and Leela Corman, Truthout | Graphic Journalism
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
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2014 0908ld fbWith this strip, "Our Fashion Year" culminates a year-long comics journalism investigation into connections between the garment trade and the sex trade that has brought us all over the globe and revealed what's behind fast fashion. After more than three years, this will also be the last Ladydrawers column for a time as yet undetermined while its creators delve into other projects.

Click here to open in new window, then click to view full-size.Ladydrawers

Copyright, Truthout. May not be reprinted without permission.

Leela Corman

Leela Corman is an illustrator, cartoonist and Middle Eastern dancer. She studied painting, printmaking and illustration at Massachusetts College of Art and won a Xeric Grant for her first graphic novel, Queen’s Day. Her second, Subway Series, was published by Alternative Comics. Her latest, Unterzakhn, a graphic novel set in the tenements, brothels and vaudeville houses of the Lower East Side at the turn of the last century, was published by Schocken/Pantheon and has been nominated for The Los Angeles Times Book Award, the Eisner Award, and Le Prix Artemisia in France. Her short comics have run in Tablet Magazine, Symbolia, and The OC Weekly. In 2014, her comic "Yahrzeit" won a silver medal from the Society Of Illustrators.

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.