August 19, 2010
A tour of Hypercomics
The Battersea Pump House Gallery with Hypercomics by Daniel Merlin Goodbrey, Dave McKean and Warren Pleece beyond
In an extra additional Summer podcast of Panel Borders, Alex Fitch introduces a walking tour by Paul Gravett of the Hypercomics: The Shapes of Comics exhibition he’s curated at the Pump House Gallery in Battersea Park, featuring work by Adam Dant, Dave McKean, Warren Pleece and Daniel Merlin Goodbrey who additionally joins Paul to talk about his contribution to the exhibition and poster display outside.
Hypercomics: the shape of comics to come is on now until 26th of September at Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park, London, SW11 4NJ …
For more info about this podcast and a variety of formats you can stream or download, please visit the home of this episode at www.archive.org
Links: Info about the Hypercomics: The Shapes of Comics exhibition at comicafestival.com and pumphousegallery.org.uk
Wikipedia pages on Dave McKean, Adam Dant, Warren Pleece and Daniel Merlin Goodbrey
Listen to Martin Myrone and Gerald Scarfe’s tour of Rude Britannia at Tate Britain (closes 05/09/10)
Becky Cloonan at Orbital Comics
The art of American comic book artist Becky Cloonan is on display at Orbital Comics from 20th August to 20th September. Best known for her collaborartions with writer Brian Wood, the exhibtion curated by Tom Humberstone includes around 20 original pieces of work on show as well as some limited screenprints, postcard sets and a hand-painted guitar (only on display the first weekend of the show).
Becky herself will be in London on the 20th and will be available to chat to and sign books/art at the private view (8-10 pm 20th August 2010). There will also, as with all private views, be some free drink.
8 Great Newport Street
London WC2H 7JA
Hypercomics events at the Pump House Gallery and nearby
Sunday 22nd August, 12 noon – 6pm: Comiket – a small press comics fair being held in a marquee outside the venue which also features a drop in workshop for kids on character design. FREE