On July 28th Molly covered the closing of the Shkreli trial, documenting the proceedings with her signature evocative portraits.
See the full series on BuzzFeed: https://www.buzzfeed.com/mollycrabapple/scenes-from-pharma-bro-martin-shkrelis-trial?utm_term=.heWxx9VZq#.pvnQQ8Eon
See Molly live-draw and flip through her current sketchbooks while talking about art, activism, and getting your start as a young artist.
View full interview here: https://www.facebook.com/nytbooks/videos/vb.1002391179791389/1590884577608710/?type=2&theater
Molly’s report from Gaza is included in this great new anthology from Bloomsbury press. Available here: https://bloomsbury.com/us/this-is-not-a-border-9781632868848/
About This Is Not A Border
Celebrating the tenth anniversary of PalFest, This Is Not a Border is a collection of essays, poems, and sketches from some of the world’s most distinguished artists, responding to their experiences at this unique festival. Both heartbreaking and hopeful, their gathered work is a testament to the power of literature to promote solidarity and hope in the most desperate of situations.
Other contributing authors include J. M. Coetzee, China Miéville, Alice Walker, Geoff Dyer, Claire Messud, Henning Mankell, Michael Ondaatje, Kamila Shamsie, Michael Palin, Deborah Moggach, Mohammed Hanif, Gillian Slovo, Adam Foulds, Susan Abulhawa, Ahdaf Soueif, Jeremy Harding, Brigid Keenan, Rachel Holmes, Suad Amiry, Gary Younge, Jamal Mahjoub, Molly Crabapple, Najwan Darwish, Nathalie Handal, Omar Robert Hamilton, Pankaj Mishra, Raja Shehadeh, Selma Dabbagh, William Sutcliffe, Atef Abu Saif, Yasmin El-Rifae, Sabrina Mahfouz, Alaa Abd El Fattah, Mercedes Kemp, Ru Freeman.
En todo me la juego a ser lo que soy yo – “I gamble everything to be what I am.”
Available here: https://mollycrabapple.com/product/portrait-julia-de-burgos/
Read full story translated from the original Arabic by Molly and see all the illustrations here on BuzzFeed: https://www.buzzfeed.com/zakariatamer/the-accused?utm_term=.shYOOLy6w#.whdll5o9r