Surrealist Drawing Game: Exquisite Corpse

Exquisite Corpse is a drawing game that the Surrealists played frequently to produce collaborative drawings and images; this version was made up in the 1920s in Paris by the surrealists Yves Tanguy, Jacques Prévert, André Breton and Marcel Duchamp. The name, "cadavre exquis" in French, was extracted from "le cadavre exquis boira le vin nouveau' … Continue reading Surrealist Drawing Game: Exquisite Corpse

Presentation for UBC student conference Many Worlds to Walk In: Exploring Diversity in Children’s Literature, Librarianship and Education, May 2016

Project description: I presented a paper focused on issues of surveillance, identity, and power in graphic autobiographies, diary narratives, and zines, specifically for YA readers, including a discussion on the importance of incorporating these materials in library collections, as well as alternative cataloguing and display practices for zines. Below is a script of my presentation. … Continue reading Presentation for UBC student conference Many Worlds to Walk In: Exploring Diversity in Children’s Literature, Librarianship and Education, May 2016