May 8-15: So Pretty / Very Rotten: Exhibition & Book LaunchBook Launches / Events / Gallery Shows / Parties
So Pretty / Very Rotten:
Exhibition of Comics and Illustration by Jane Mai & An Nguyen
May 8th to May 15th, 2017
@ The Japan Foundation, Toronto, 2 Bloor Street East (3rd Floor)
Special Book Launch: May 11th, 6pm-8pm
Special Panel Discussion: May 14th, 2pm-3:30pm
Free to attend. RSVP for special events at jftor.org starting May 1st.
The Japan Foundation, Toronto, and The Toronto Comic Arts Festival are proud to present “So Pretty / Very Rotten,” an exhibition of comics and illustration by Jane Mai & An Nguyen, from their new graphic novel of the same name published by Koyama Press and debuting at TCAF. The exhibition will feature dozens of original comics and illustrations that went into the making of the book, alongside a selection of clothing and other materials from the Lolita lifestyle as covered in the book.
The Japan Foundation’s gallery is located at 2 Bloor Street East, 3rd floor, inside the Hudson’s Bay Building (one block south of Toronto Reference Library). Gallery hours are: Mon & Thur, 11:30am-6:30pm; Tues, Wed, Fri: 11:30am-4:30pm; Sat & Sun 11:00am-4:00pm.
Special Event: Book Launch, May 11th, 6pm-8pm
Please join authors Jane Mai and An Nguyen at The Japan Foundation on Thursday, May 11th, from 6pm-8pm for the official launch of So Pretty / Very Rotten, from Koyama Press. Light refreshments will be served.
Special Event: Panel Discussion, May 14th, 2pm-3:30pm
Please join the authors and other noted guests for a special panel discussion at The Japan Foundation on Saturday, May 14th (TCAF weekend), about the cross-cultural influences of Lolita Culture.
Please RSVP for special events at www.jftor.org beginning May 1st.
The Japan Foundation, Toronto, and The Toronto Comic Arts Festival would like to thank Stacy King and Koyama Press for their assistance in this exhibition.