Panel Borders: Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis

Panel Borders: Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis
Broadcast 24/04/08 as part of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM
Guest presenter Virginie Selavy’s interview with cartoonist and film maker Marjane Satrapi whose film and graphic novel Persepolis breaks new ground in terms of depictions of the Middle East, comic book adaptations and autobiography.

Edited by Alex Fitch

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Links: Random House page on the Persepolis graphic novels
Review round up at
Wikipedia page on Marjane Satrapi
Print version of Virginie’s interview at Electric Sheep Magazine
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In comics news:
There’s an exhibition of art by London Underground comics creators at bookartbookshop near Old Street in London, until the 25th of April…

As part of the ICA and Paul Gravett’s continuing ComICA festival, there’s an event next Tuesday (29 April) at the ICA in London at 8pm…
A screening and performance from Pakito Bolino of France’s Le Dernier Cri publishing house. A series of short animated films created by 30 artists, Les Religions Sauvages “devours the rotting meat of our civilisation, regurgitating it in a relentless bombardment of imagery,” which will, according to its creators, “purge, cleanse and purify our jaded, pornographic imaginations.” Bolino will be joining UK artists in a live improvised sound performance to accompany a DVD projection of the film.

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