This week’s show: Uncanny Landscapes
August 31, 2020
— Comics and landscape
On Wednesday September 2nd at 5.00pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Panel Borders: Uncanny Landscapes
In the 90 min Panel Borders Autumn Special, Alex Fitch talks to three comic creators whose work explores uncanny locations. In a pair of Q and As recorded at Cartoon County, Brighton, Chris Reynolds discusses the retro-futuristic aesthetic of his Mauretania Comics, set in post-industrial landscapes, and Sarah Gordon chats about the evocative folk horror and folktales inhabiting her collection Vicious Creatures.
Also, Alex interviews lecturer and graphic novelist Nick Sousanis about his book Unflattening which uses Edwin Abbott Abbott’s Flatland as a jumping off point for an examination of human communication.
5pm, Wednesday 2nd September 2020, repeat broadcast 3am, Friday 5th August, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / broadcast streamed at www.resonancefm.com / Resonance Replay stream on mixcloud.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com
Links: Sarah Gordon’s Gumroad site and kickstarter updates
Chris Reynolds’ website – ‘Cinema Detectives’
Nick Sousanis’ website – ‘Spin, Weave and Cut’
Listen to Alex’s previous interview with Sarah Gordon, in a panel discussion alongside fellow South London creators Howard Hardiman, Simone Lia, Gary Northfield, Julia Scheele, Kieron Gillen and Woodrow Phoenix