Archive for the 'Shows' Category

Panel Borders: Bruce Mutard – from The Bunker to The Sacrifice

Panel Borders: Bruce Mutard – from The Bunker to The Sacrifice Continuing a month of shows about Australasian comics, Alex Fitch talks to Melbourne cartoonist Bruce Mutard about his career so far, from his first graphic novel The Bunker to experimental comics such as Alice in Nomansland, and working on a sequel to his World […]

Panel Borders: Blastosaurus, The Great Gatsby and other fantastical creatures

Panel Borders: Blastosaurus, The Great Gatsby and other fantastical creatures Continuing a month of shows about Australasian comics, Alex Fitch talks to a pair of cartoonists whose work mixes anthropological characters with unusual situations. New Zealand publisher Richard Fairgray discusses the police procedural dinosaur comic Blastosaurus which he draws and co-writes and his imprint Square […]

Panel Borders: Writing as the Other

Panel Borders: Writing as the Other Continuing a month of shows about comics that are about or from Australasia, Alex Fitch talks to cartoonist turned novelist Ed Hillyer about The Clay Dreaming – his account of an Aborigine Cricket Team in 19th Century Britain, and how writing a book without pictures differs to his experience […]

Clear Spot – 9th July 2015 – Oshwa

Alicia Walter, leader of Chicago Art-Pop band Oshwa, tells Lee Stapleford about her inspiration, motivation and craft. This is an extended version of the programme originally broadcast on 9th July 2015, Resonance FM, London      

Hooting Yard: On Pointy Town

To see properly pointy buildings, of course, one need go no further than Pointy Town. Now there is a place where the architects and builders do not fight shy of true pointiness. There is not an edifice in Pointy Town that is not pointy, certainly pointier than the Shard. Not just buildings, but statues, street […]

Panel Borders: Dylan Horrocks and the Magic Pen

Panel Borders: Dylan Horrocks and the Magic Pen Starting a month of shows about Australasian comics, Alex Fitch talks to New Zealander cartoonist Dylan Horrocks about his work. Fitch and Horrocks discuss the latter’s run on DC Comics’ Batgirl from 2003-2004, his self-published comics Atlas and Pickle and his latest graphic novel Sam Zabel and […]

Six Pillars – The Politics of Tunisian Theatre and Dance

At JAOU Tunis symposium on Visual Culture in an Age of Global Conflict, we spoke to Moncef Dhouib, Tunisian film director, actor & screenwriter. The symposium was at the Bardo Museum, Tunisia as it had been last year, despite attacks on tourists this March by militants. Dhouib, a veteran actor, screenwriter, producer and puppeteer is […]

Panel Borders: Crowd-Funded Comics

Panel Borders: Crowd-Funded Comics Concluding a month of shows looking at cartoonists who launch their projects using crowd-funding websites, Alex Fitch talks to comic book creators Emma Vieceli, Paul Duffield, Anastasia Catris and Mike Garley in a panel on the subject recorded at True Believers Comic Festival, Cheltenham, February 2015. Emma discusses using Patreon to […]

Six Pillars – Antonia Carver, Art Dubai

Six Pillars at JAOU Tunis: Antonia Carver, Art Dubai + Rahilla Zafar, Arab Women Entrepreneurs At JAOU Tunis conference May 2015 artist Chris Weaver speaks with Antonia Carver, director of Art Dubai, after the panel ‘Future Imperfect: Art Institutions in the Middle East’, and Rahilla Zafar, author and business consultant about her book on Arab […]

Panel Borders: Kickstarting the Riven Seal

Panel Borders: Kickstarting the Riven Seal Continuing a month of shows about comic book creators who have used online fundraising to launch various titles, Alex Fitch talks to Amanda Gomes and Julie Wright about their webcomic Riven Seal – Ars Ianua, which is being collected as a graphic novel via kickstarer funding. Riven Seal is […]