Interview – Joe Sacco, October 27, 2007 (audio & video)

Joe Sacco discussed Palestine: The Special Edition and his other works in a fascinating talk at the Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery on October 27, 2007. Hear Joe’s entire half-hour discussion by downloading this 20 MB MP3 or streaming it here:


(Pardon the low-fi quality; the tape recorder had a few glitches and speed issues, and I think some of the quieter moments might have been dropped, but I tried to correct what problems I could and de-chipmunk it as much as possible.)

Here are a few brief video excerpts:

Joe answers a question from Larry Reid and defines his interest in the conflicts he depicts:

Joe compares the Palestinian conflict now versus when he first visited in the 1980s:

Joe answers a question from the audience (which is unfortunately cut off when my camera runs out of memory):

Photos of the event can be seen on our Flickr page.

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