A little less than two months before the start of its 6th edition, the CCXP has just announced another major attraction. Laerte, one of the most complete and renowned artists in Brazil, will have a table at Artists’ Alley and will be guaranteed presence every day of the biggest pop culture festival on the planet, which takes place between December 5th and 8th, at the São Paulo Expo. Author of works in magazines that marked history as The Pasquim and The Beast, she will also participate in panels and other activities that will be released soon.
Laerte concluded the Free Drawing Course, Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation, in 1968. The following year he joined the journalism faculty at University of Sao Paulo, but did not finish the course. The beginning of his career as a designer happened in 1970, with the character Leão for the magazine Sibyl. Since then, the multifaceted artist has collected works in important vehicles: in addition to Pasquim It’s from Beast, she also signed cartoons and comic strips for the State of Sao Paulo and the Newspaper, as well as magazines Pirates of Tietê and Minotaur Labyrinth.
On TV, Laerte acted as a screenwriter and collaborated for successful programs TV Globo, between them Pirate TV and Come Down. The artist also contributed to the children’s program that won over children in the 1990s, Colosso TV. As a presenter, she was ahead of the Fucking Laerte, displayed on Brazil Channel. In cinema, he participated in the short Laerte Dress, in Claudia Priscila and Pedro Marques, and the long Get ready, in Lygia Barbosa and Eliane Brum.
THE CCXP19 has already confirmed important comic artists from Brazil and abroad for its programming. Besides Laerte, other national artists such as Mike Deotado Jr., Germana Viana, Rebeca Prado, Ju Loyola, André Dahmer, Robson Rocha, Jun Sugiyama and Alexandre Carvalho have already been announced. International names include Neal Adams, Frank Miller, Joëlle Jones, John Romita Jr., Frank Quitely, Eduardo Risso, Lee Bermejo, Alex Maleev, Keith Giffen and Charlie Adlard.
In 2018, the festival received 262 thousand visitors, setting a record attendance and establishing itself once again as the largest pop culture festival in the world. CCXP is already part of the country’s cultural calendar and this year it will take place between December 5th and 8th, at São Paulo Expo. Learn more at www.ccxp.com.br.