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Comics: An Art Form in Transition

Thursday, September 14, 2006 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

Scott McCloud self-illustration

Comics: An Art Form in Transition with comics artist Scott McCloud. In the last 20 years, print comics have struggled toward maturity through the literate graphic novel movement. Now, that same art form is experiencing a vastly different set of growing pains on the web, raising fundamental questions about the reading experience, the functions of storytelling in society, how art forms adapt to dominant technologies and the role of space in information design. Cartoonist, teacher and author Scott McCloud explores these and other questions in a fast-moving visual presentation. Co-sponsors: MIT Media Lab and MIT Lecture Series Committee.


Thursday, September 14, 2006
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
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MIT Building 2, Room 105
182 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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