On the second day of the Smithsonian’s CrossLines pop-up culture lab on intersectionality, artist Robin Ha stopped by the NOC Reading Lounge to talk about her new book Cook Korean, which takes Korean recipes and presents them in a comic book format.

Robin also talks about her history and influences as an artist as well as the importance of networking and social media. In fact, she reveals her book deal for Cook Korean was a result of someone finding her Banchan comics on tumblr!

Cook Korean will be released in bookstores everywhere on July 5.

All this and more on Hard NOC Life! Watch it on your screen, hit “play,” and check this.

Special thanks to Lawrence Minh-Bui Davis and Adriel Luis from the Smithsonian APA for inviting us to be a part of CrossLines!


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2 thoughts on “Comics, Culture, and Cooking with Robin Ha at #CrossLines

  1. cute idea but its been done. i have a manga style cook book for japanese recipes. its pretty fun, informative and cool

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