Issue #117 The Tourist

The Tourist

Bishakh Som

Issue #117
April 2021
Drawing, Gender
Biography, Queer Art & Theory, Indian Subcontinent, Memory, Animation & Cartoons, Transgender, Beauty, Diaspora, USA
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Bishakh Som’s work investigates the intersection between image and text, figure and architecture, architecture and landscape. She released two graphic novels in 2020: Apsara Engine, a collection of eight short stories, published by The Feminist Press, and Spellbound, a graphic memoir published by Street Noise Books. Her comics work has appeared in The New Yorker, We’re Still Here (the first all-trans comics anthology), Boston Review, Black Warrior Review, and many other places. She received the prestigious Xeric grant in 2003 for her comics collection Angel. She lives in Brooklyn.

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