Saturday, 28 March 2015

Graphic Brighton, Drawing in the Margins - a UK event in May

Poster by Aneurin Wright
The University of Brighton and publishing house, Myriad Editions, are running a fantastic event on 1st and 2nd May in Brighton UK featuring "graphic novelists and comic creators who all ‘draw in the margins’, their work giving voice to otherwise marginalised or under-represented groups".

The Friday evening event is free but ticketed. Saturday is daytime and tickets are £10 (£6 concessions). 

Guest list taken from the website:

Friday 1 May 
Emma Vieceli - artist: Breaks webcomic / Vampire Academy graphic novels 
Inko and Chie Kutsuwada - artists / writers: Go♥Go Metro! Webcomic 

Saturday 2 May 
Ian Rakoff - writer: The Prisoner: Living in Harmony / comics lecturer at the Victoria and Albert Museum 
Tim Pilcher – co-writer / editor: Brighton the Graphic Novel
Karrie Fransman - artist / writer: The House that Groaned graphic novel 
Dr. Muna al Jawad - Consultant in Elderly Medicine, Brighton and Sussex University and cartoonist 
Corinne Pearlman - Graphic novels editor Myriad Editions and cartoonist for Jewish Quarterly 
Warren Pleece - artist: Incognegro / Montague Terrace 
Patrice Aggs - artist: The Boss (in The Phoenix comic) 
Nye Wright - writer / artist: Things to do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park 
Ilya - writer / artist: Room for Love 
Laura Malacart and Daniel Locke - writer / artist: Yes! Based on a True Story of 'Non-Verbal' Autism 
Henny Beaumont - writer / artist: A Hole in the Heart 
Francesca Cassavetti - writer / artist: The Most Natural Thing in the World
Kate Evans - writer / artist: Bump! How to Make, Grow and Birth a Baby 

Full details about the event are here and you can book tickets here.

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