Panel Borders: Caught up with a Long Scarfe

Panel Borders: Caught up with a Long Scarfe

In the third of three shows about and inspired by the Tate Britain exhibition ‘Rude Britannia’, Alex Fitch talks to the beloved British cartoonist Gerald Scarfe about his contributions to the exhibition and Dickon Harris talks to comedienne Josie Long about her interest in creating ‘zines and comics for distribution at her stand-up comedy gigs…

Clockwise from top - part of Rude Britannia curated by Gerald Scarfe, a classic drawing of Thatcher by the artist, cover of a zine by Josie Long

Clockwise from top - part of Rude Britannia curated by Gerald Scarfe, a classic drawing of Thatcher by the artist, cover of a zine by Josie Long

For more info about this podcast and a variety of formats you can stream or download, please visit the home of this episode at www.archive.org

Links: Rude Britannia microsite
Video tour of the exhibtion on The Telegraph website
Gerald Scarfe‘s website

Josie Long‘s website including her comics archive
Info about The Black Heart, home of Josie’s ‘Lost Treasures’…

Recommended events:

David Hine and Shaky Kane signing and exhibition at Orbital Comics

David Hine (Son of M, X-Men Noir) and Shaky Kane (Soul Sisters, Judge Dredd) willl be signing their new comic, Bulletproof Coffin, at Orbital Comics Thursday 24th June 2010 from 5-7pm.

There is also an exhibition of Shaky Kane artwork in the Orbital Comics Gallery from 14th-30th June.

Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, London WC2H 7JA

Comica Argentina

A mini Comica festival for Summer: an exhibition of the cream of Argentine comic art accompanies a trio of events at King’s Place in Somers Town…

July 2nd: Paul Gravett gives an illustrated talk about the history of comic art in Argentina. 6.30 pm
July 3rd: The Mystery Of The First Animated Movies – Gabriele Zucchelli’s documentary film, made in 2006, explores the making of El Apóstol. 6.30 pm
July 4th: Paul Gravett talks to cartoonist Oscar Grillo and director / animator Gabriele Zucchelli. 6.00 pm

The exhibition is being held at Canning House, 2 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PJ to June 25 and then at King’s Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG from July 1st-4th.

More info at www.comicafestival.com

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Co-presenter / producer of "Panel Borders", Thursdays 5pm Resonance 104.4 FM. Film reviewer for www.electricsheepmagazine.com Podcaster for www.sci-fi-london.com