Seattle Weekly comic with Luzviminda Uzuri Carpenter “The Art of Black Lives”

This comic was published in the March 30, 2016 issue of Seattle Weekly. It is a rendering of #LuluNation and The Crew’s radio interview with Seattle artist, activist and lawyer Nikkita Oliver about Black lives, hope and mentoring young artists as an alternative to incarceration.


Seattle Weekly comic with DJ #LuluNation and Dr. Micha Cárdenas about Unstoppable

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Inset of “Unstoppable” by E.T. Russian and DJ Lulu Nation aka Luzviminda Uzuri Carpenter. This image depicts a comic in black and grey tones, of DJ Lulu Nation interviewing Dr. Micha Cárdenas about her design process creating affordable bullet-proof fashions for transgender women of color.

This comic was published March 2, 2016 in the Seattle Weekly.

CHAT ROOM with Minh Nguyen at NW Film Forum

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This image depicts two purple hands typing on a blue keyboard with yellow and white letters that read “CHAT ROOM: Forums about art in the age of the internet”

On February 11th, 2016 I participated in Seattle artist/curator Minh Nguyen’s event CHAT ROOM.  Minh is facilitating an exciting series of public forums on how the internet is shaping art. Despite technical difficulties which affected my role in CHAT ROOM, I was honored by the review Jen Graves (Pulitzer Prize-nominated visual arts critic for Seattle’s The Stranger) wrote where she called me a “comics hero”.

ALIEN SHE Portland exhibit features my work

(The image above depicts a collection of Pacific NW Zines in the zine archive section of the exhibit. Also shown is the sign for ALIEN SHE, which is printed in bold all caps letters in hot pink and black.)
My book, THE RING OF FIRE ANTHOLOGY, and a comic collection I’m in, BLOODY PUSSY,  are both included in ALIEN SHE – a traveling exhibit of art and film works inspired by riot grrl. Continue reading

HENRY ART GALLERY ArtBreak and ‘COMIC SURGERY’ workshop DEC 5, 2015 2PM

(This image depicts a collage by artist Thomas Hirshhorn titled “Series KS-46” (2002). It depicts images of body parts torn and messily interspersed with images of military troops and prisoners. The words ‘GIVE’ AND ‘TAKE’ are scrawled repeatedly over the images.)

Please join me for a gallery and studio-based COMIC SURGERY workshop inspired by the themes and intimate processes of BODY PARTS.

DECEMBER 5, 2015, 2-3:30PM at 15th Ave NE & NE 41st St

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