Date: Friday, June 27, 2014 – Thursday, July 10, 2014
Location: The Film Society of Lincoln Center
Address: 144 W 65th St, New York, NY
Epic Proportions and Subway Cinema announce the New York Asian Film Festival Poster Art Show to take place at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, during the 13th annual New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF).
Curated by Taiwanese American artist/designer Jerry Ma, the show will feature original artwork inspired by new and classic Asian films from the lineups of this year’s New York Asian Film Festival and the Old School Kung Fu Fest.
Participating comic book artists and illustrators include Larry Hama (G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero), Bernard Chang (Green Lantern Corps), Ken Knudtsen (My Monkey’s Name is Jennifer), SooJ Lee & Jef Castro (Point-and-Question), Glenn Urieta (Secret Identities & Shattered, The Asian-American Superhero Graphic Novels), John Jennings (The Hole: Consumer Culture, Black Comix: African American Independent Comics), and Jerry Ma (Secret Identities & Shattered, The Asian-American Superhero Graphic Novels).
The 13th New York Asian Film Festival will showcase 60 feature films, including 1 major international premiere, 20 North American premieres, 6 U.S. premieres, and 11 more films making their New York City debuts. The festival will be attended by over 20 star filmmakers and celebrity guests traveling from Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan.
NYAFF Poster Art Show will have its official opening reception on Saturday, June 28, 7:30pm-8:30pm in the Frieda and Roy Furman Gallery
Of note are Taiwanese American comic artists that TaiwaneseAmerican.org has featured previously in our 100 Passionate People Project. Be sure to check out works by:
BERNARD CHANG (twitter @thebernardchang) is an artist/designer, best known for his work in the comic book industry and entertainment design. Some of his most popular work includes WONDER WOMAN, SUPERMAN, and SUPERGIRL. He currently draws GREEN LANTERN CORPS for DC Comics. Bernard graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY with a bachelors in architecture and was captain of the men’s basketball team.
JERRY MA (twitter: @epicprops) is an artist/designer best known for his work as Art Director on superhero graphic novels Secret Identities: The Asian American Superhero Anthology and Shattered: The Asian American Comics Anthology. He has designed the NYAFF T-shirts from 2009 to present and has his own line of Asian pop culture inspired T-shirts. Jerry has worked on projects ranging from The Smithsonian Museum and The MOCA Museum here in New York to Champion and Gap Kids. You can see more of his work at www.epicprops.com.