Night Bloom is a book that explores drawing & creativity blocks: how to overcome a lack of inspiration. Night Bloom was created by comics artist and animator, Isabelle Sigrid, as a part of her homonymous exhibit at Antenna. Three fable-like stories are told through hand-drawn text and image, touching on the magical and healing properties of drawing as well as methods and metaphors to recharge zest for creative action. Ultimately, Night Bloom prompts readers to pick up a pen and begin drawing.
Isabelle Sigrid is a multimedia artist, animator and printmaker. She was raised Seattle, Washington. Her early interest in alternative comics left a lasting mark on her work, which often combines text and image. Isabelle went on to attend Bard College, after which she worked as an arts educator in Seattle and New York City. Her work investigates personal narratives, sexuality, gender, myth, magic, and religion. She currently lives in Asheville, North Carolina.