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JAPANESE FEMINIST COMICS: MariNaomi, Rokudenashiko, and Anne Ishii

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Come hear two storytellers who are working at the edge of gender, sexuality, and the visual arts: graphic novelist MariNaomi, whose critically acclaimed new comic memoir explores her time working at hostess bars in Tokyo, and Japanese sculptor/manga artist Rokudenashiko, who was arrested last year in Japan for "distribution of obscenity." Her crime? Creating explicitly feminist art based on her own vulva. While Rokudenashiko is now free--an... Read more

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