Marjane la magnifique
In my studio," she continues, "we are not dilettantes whose motto is: I created it therefore it is great. Nor am I one of these wannabe artists who don't graft, and turn out absolute crap.
Marjane Satrapi (what a great last name) has been doing a lot of thinking lately, and is about to explode your ideas of Iran, Iranian exiles and Iranian (women) artists. Persepolis, her graphic novel is due to hit theaters soon, and a few more graphic novels are on their way.
(for more on what Marjane has to say)