Archive for the 'Shows' Category

Panel Borders: TorsoBear, Cogs and Claws

Panel Borders: TorsoBear, Cogs and Claws Continuing a month of shows about creators whose work sits in the middle ground between ‘mainstream’ and independent comics, talks to a trio of creators whose comics take stuffed bears and other children’s toys and place them in genre adventures. Brett Uren explains the history of his noir themed […]

Hooting Yard: Muggletonians

It was in February 1651 that a London tailor, John Reeve, received a commission from God. He explained to Muggleton, his cousin, also a tailor, that they were the two witnesses spoken of in the Book of Revelation 11:3, “And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two […]

Panel Borders: The Umbral Fuse

Panel Borders: The Umbral Fuse Continuing a month of shows about creators whose work sits in the middle ground between ‘mainstream’ and independent comics, Alex Fitch talks to writer Antony Johnston about his career so far. Fitch and Johnston discuss the latter’s comics published by Image: fantasy saga Umbral and Sci-Fi detective drama The Fuse, […]

Six Pillars: Sultan Al Qassemi on the JAOU Conference, Tunis

Six Pillars JAOU Tunis with Sultan Al Qassemi and Chris Weaver by 6pillars After the Bardo Museum attacks on tourists earlier this year, JAOU festival and symposium is more than ever set to hold its annual arts events at the Tunis museum in Tunisia. Sound artist Chris Weaver interviews founder of the Barjeel Foundation, UAE […]

Panel Borders: Death of the Artist

Panel Borders: Death of the Artist Starting a month of shows about comics and graphic novels which occupy the middle ground between ‘mainstream’ titles and independent publishing, guest presenter Tim Pilcher talks to artist Karrie Fransman about her latest graphic novel, Death of the Artist published by Jonathan Cape, which depicts a fateful weekend where […]

Six Pillars – Rose Issa, Michket Krifa at Falgoosh, Art Dubai 2014

Six Pillars – Rose Issa + Michket Krifa at Falgoosh, Art Dubai 2014 by 6pillars Curators and authors Rose Issa (London) and Michket Krifa (Paris) discuss curating Middle Eastern and North African art in a European context, at a time when institutions, for the first time in France, but since some years already in the […]

Panel Borders: Takayo Akiyama in various media

Panel Borders: Takayo Akiyama in various media Concluding a month of show about creators whose passion for comics sees them create sequential art in different genres and for different media, Alex Fitch talks to cartoonist and illustrator Takayo Akiyama about her multi-media illustration work, which includes web comics, animation, magazines and textile design featuring characters […]

Six Pillars – Lina Lazaar, JAOU Tunis

Six Pillars – Lina Lazaar, JAOU Tunis by 6pillars Ahead of a series of JAOU Tunis broadcasts from the arts symposium and conference in May, Fari Bradley & Chris Weaver interview Lina Lazaar, Associate Editor of Ibraaz and founder of JAOU. Fari Bradley and Chris Weaver will be broadcasting from the 3rd annual JAOU Tunis […]

Six Pillars Podcast – East Wing Gallery, United Arab Emirates

Six Pillars – East Wing Gallery, Dubai by 6pillars At a time when photography as an artistic medium is undergoing continual changes and challenges, a new gallery in Dubai focuses specifically on the medium. Having expanded and strained under the onset of digital photography and the smart phone camera boom, the art form is now […]

Panel Borders: Miss Lasko-Gross – Autobiography and Fantasy

Panel Borders: Miss Lasko-Gross – Autobiography and Fantasy Continuing a month of shows about creators whose passion for comics sees them create sequential art in different genres and for different media, Alex Fitch talks to American cartoonist Miss Lasko-Gross about her two volumes of autobiography – Escape from “Special” and A Mess of Everything, plus […]