What: Joe Sacco, award-winning graphic journalist, in conversation with Mercy Corps' Chief Communications Officer, Jeremy Barnicle.
When: 7:00 pm May 24th to 8:30 pm
Where: Mercy Corps Action Center.
28 SW First Avenue
503-896-5002, option 4
Tickets: $10, available at Brown Paper Tickets, by phone (503-896-5747) or in person at the Mercy Corps Action Center.
Joe Sacco is widely believed to be the creator of war-reportage comics, and is author of American Book Award winner Palestine (1996), and Safe Area Goražde,The War in Eastern Bosnia 1992-95, which won the Eisner Award and was a New York Times Notable Book, and Time magazine’s best comic book of 2000.
Born in Malta and raised in Australia, Los Angeles and Portland, Sacco’s books are available in 14 languages and his work has appeared in Details, The New York Times Magazine, Time, and Harper’s. His book, Footnotes in Gaza (2009) has been nominated for an Oregon Book Award.