Almanac of Contemporary Aesthetics
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KELSEY LU: MYRISTICA

MYRISTICA, a special supplement to KALEIDOSCOPE’s new issue #36 created in partnership with Gucci, portrays experimental cellist and songwriter Kelsey Lu as the protagonist of a comic book illuminating her personal journey—with references drawn from fable, cosmology and afrofuturism.

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LEAD ILLUSTRATOR, ART DIRECTION, STORYBOARDING, CO-COLORIST & PANELIST: Terrell Villiers
CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT, SCRIPT AND DIALOGUE: Akia Dorsainvil
CREATIVE DIRECTION: Alessio Ascari
LEAD COLORIST, CO-ILLUSTRATOR: Catherine Villalonga
COVER ART DIRECTION & DESIGN: Hassan Rahim
GRAPHIC DESIGN: Giovanni Murolo
PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Cristina Travaglini, Ashley Solage

STARRING: Kelsey Lu
GUEST STARRING: Boychild, Angela Dimayuga, Sienna Shields
SPECIAL APPEARANCES: Elheist, Telfar Clemens, Andrel McPherson, Covco, Malcolm Robinson,Wu Tsang, Naomi Shimada, Maia Hawad, Lafawndah, Dachi Cole, Precious Okoyomon, Florence Welch, Jessica McJunkins

All clothes and accessories: GUCCI
Created with the generous support of GUCCI

Published as a supplement to KALEIDOSCOPE issue 36 (SS20), this comic book was conceptualized and created by Terrell Villiers & Akia Dorsainvil of Masisi Studios. All of the artists responsible for making this comic come to fruition are members of the Fempower artist collective, Miami, FL. © 2020 KALEIDOSCOPE and the artists.

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