Illustration Workshop with Rumi Hara: Making “Comi-ku” Comics in the Spirit of Haiku

  • 日時
    2024年5月7日 (火) 12:00 am – 11:59 pm

Date: May 7 (U.S.) / May 8 (Japan)
7:00 – 8:00pm (ET) / 4:00 – 5:00pm (PT) / 8:00 – 9:00am (JT)
Virtual Event
This is a members-only event. Please contact Lauren Matsumoto at [email protected] if you have any questions or would like to register.

Join the USJC Japan region for a special workshop with cartoonist and illustrator, Rumi Hara. Rumi will teach members about “comi-ku,” a three-frame comic inspired by Japanese haiku. In this interactive workshop, members will be able to create their own comi-ku pieces and share with the group. Comi-ku can be based on your Japanese American experience, USJC or anything you can imagine! Members from all regions are welcome.

About Rumi Hara

Rumi Hara is a cartoonist and illustrator born in Kyoto in 1982. She grew up in Osaka and Atlanta and lived and worked in New York City before moving to an island in Onomichi in 2023. She is the author of the award-winning books Nori and The Peanutbutter Sisters and Other American Stories.