Today’s show: Shooting Paradise
May 21, 2010
— Resonance FM broadcast
Today on Resonance FM…
I’m ready for my close-up: Shooting Paradise
Alex Fitch talks to Michael Almereyda about his new film Paradise, which is currently screening at the ICA and shows the director’s typically avant-garde approach to the travelogue film by collating his home movie footage from the last decade into a thematic sequence of vignettes about the modern world. Alex also talks to Michael about working with David Lynch on the belated Dracula sequel Nadja, Wim Wenders on the script for Until the end of the world and making Hamlet with Ethan Hawke…
5pm 21/05/10, Resonance 104.4 FM (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com
City of Abacus at The Book Club
Throughout May at The Book Club cafe and bar in Hoxton, London there is a month long exhibtion of the art from The City of Abacus by VV Brown and David Allain, illustrated by Emma Price and Lee O’Connor.
Opening hours: 8am-late Mon-Fri, 10am-late Sat/Sun
100 Leonard Street, London EC2 4RH
More info at www.wearetbc.com
Solipsistic Pop 2 at Orbital ComicsOriginal artwork from books one and two of Solipsistic Pop will be on display in the Orbital Comics Gallery from May 14 – 28. The exhbition will last for two weeks.
Contributors: Kristyna Baczynski, Becky Barnicoat, Adam Cadwell, Stephen Collins, Joe Decie, Marc Ellerby, Sally Hancox, Anne Holiday, Tom Humberstone, Philippa Johnson, Daniel Locke, Lizz Lunney, Jack Noel, Mark Oliver, Luke Pearson, Octavia Raitt, Anna Saunders, Julia Scheele, Matthew Sheret, and Matilda Tristram.
There is a private view on the opening night where many artists will be available to talk to and sign books. Prints, comics and original artwork will be on sale from the majority of contributors, plus there will be music and refreshments.
Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, London WC2H 7JA
Bristol International Comics Expo
Alongside a host of brilliant international comic book creators from Chris Claremont to Jesus Saiz and Ramon Bachs, Alex Fitch will be talking on a couple of panels –
DIGITAL COMICS PANEL: 4.30PM, Saturday 22nd May @ Mercure / Holland House Hotel, Redcliffe Hill, Bristol BS1 6SQ with Kieron Gillen, Kevin Mann, Eddie Deighton and Martin ‘Biff’ Averre
EAGLE AWARDS 2010 and beyond: 11AM, Sunday 23rd May @ Ramada Hotel, Redcliffe Way, Bristol, BS1 6NJ with Cassandra Conroy, Barry Renshaw, Glen Carter
Tickets for the ‘mainsteam’ comics Expo at the Ramada are sold out, but there are still some left for the Small Press Expo at the Mercure Hotel on the Sunday.