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SUNDAY EVENTS 18TH OCTOBER 2015

Manga

Architect of the Imagination

The Next Step

Benoit Peeters

EVENTS

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Date: 18h October 2015 Time: 1.00-2.30pm Venue: BAC: AR1 watch them draw

KONNICHIWA presentation

JAPAN Masterclasses

Chie Kutsuwada is a popular manga artist OTHER ACTIVITIES based in Brighton who is well-known for her workshops. She will take you on to the next level of manga art, exploring mood-making, such as atmospheric background, camera work/composition and pacing, and how to create advanced facial expressions – a method unique to manga. family

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film

Date: 18th October 2015 Time: 2.00-3.00 pm Venue: BAC: Sc2

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£10

Panel Discussions

watch them draw Meet the Creators

presentation

Masterclasses

PARALLEL

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WORLDS Workshops

film

£8

Meet the Meet the Creators Creator

Panel Discussions

Comics creator, curator, critic and Hergé Benoit Peeters was born in Paris in 1956. From Tintin to Nouvelle Manga Benoit has been a major influence on the global comic art scene and has been presented with the Inkpot Award for Lifetime Achievement in Comics for his writing.

biographer OTHER ACTIVITIES

comics in performance

comics in performance

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After a degree in Philosophy at the Sorbonne, he prepared his Master’s under the direction of Roland Barthes. He has written essays and biographies on Hergé, Alfred Hitchcock, Paul Valéry, Nadar, Töpffer, Raoul Ruiz‚ and Chris Ware amongst others.

Obscure Cities, a graphic novel series set on a counter-Earth, was created by Benoit and his long-time friend François in the 1980s. In this fictional world, humans live in independent city-states, each of which has developed a distinct civilization, characterized by a distinctive architectural style. In 2015, and long overdue, Obscure Cities becomes available in English for the first time in the form of The Leaning Girl. Grasp this rare opportunity to hear Benoit talk about his life and work and personally introduce The Leaning Girl in conversation with comics expert Paul Gravett.

Ages 12+ Supported by

Supported by

Dispossession Simon Grennan

EVENTS

Date: 18th October 2015 Time: 1.30-2.30 pm Venue: CCT

watch them draw

presentation

Masterclasses

Ticket film

Workshops

Panel Discussions

Meet the Meet the Creators Creator

£8

comics in performance

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Date: 18th October 2015 Time: 1.00-2.30pm Venue: BAC: Theatre

EVENTS

MEET THE SUPERLEAGUE!

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Exhibitions

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Simon Grennan is an internationally-acclaimed contemporary artist, comic scholar and author of more than 40 comics and art books. Dispossession is his latest work. Based on a littleknown novel by Anthony Trollope, it’s a virtuoso graphic novel by this master visual storyteller. Comic scholar John McShane interviews Simon about the inspiration behind his work and how he takes unique advantage of the graphic form to conjure the material world of the Victorian era. In Partnership with

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Festival Merchandise

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Darwyn Cooke (Justice League: New Frontier, Before Watchmen: Minute Men), Stuart Immonen (Nextwave: Agents OTHER ACTIVITIES of H.A.T.E., All New-Captain America), Jock (The Losers, Wytches) and Ian McQue (Grand Theft Auto) - four leading artists come together for the first time in a fast-paced, interactive and entertaining live draw event. Hosted by Chris Thompson of Orbital Comics.

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The Big Comic Draw

www.comicartfestival.com

See Pages 46-48

Masterclasses

Exhibitions

Licaf programme 2015  

The guide to The Lakes International Comic Art Festival.

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