Panel Borders: The art of Rutu Modan part two
June 25, 2009
— Cross cultural comics
The art of Rutu Modan part two
Originally broadcast 25/06/09 in an edited version as part of an episode of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM
Concluding cross cultural comics month on the show: In an interview conducted live at the Jewish Community Centre in North London, Roehampton University Illustration lecturer Ariel Kahn interviews award-winning graphic novelist Rutu Modan about her work from the acclaimed Exit Wounds to her new collection Jamilti and Other Stories. Rutu and Ariel talk about the use of computers in her work, being inspired by life and family and doing an illustrated blog for The New York Times. (part two of two)
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
Listen to part one of this interview
Links: Rutu’s wikipedia page
Review of Jamilti and other stories in The Times
Rutu’s webcomic blog in New York Times
Article on Jewish Graphic Novels by Ariel Kahn in Jewish Quarterly
Info about Ariel winning the Bloomsbury New Voices writing competition
Info on Ariel’s courses at Roehampton University
Article on Jewish Graphic Novels in The Reporter
London Jewish Community Centre website
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