June 14th, 2009

weekend doings

Okay, I'll start with some random sketches I made:

You can read some newsy updates about the Caption comics festival in Oxford this August over on Bugpowder and on Forbidden Planet. (I'm going to talk about cross-over stuff in the picture book and comics industries.)

On Friday night, I went to see work by an American living in London, Charles Michael Reid. He'd be doing some on-site installation work for the past week at the House gallery in Camberwell, where I used to work. His artwork draws hugely on comics, and there's some great stuff on his website here. If a certain funding comes through, we're really hoping he can stay on to coordinate exhibitions in the House gallery space.

DFC buddies Emma Vieceli (emmav) and Gary Northfield both had their big birthday parties on the same day! So I went party hopping with John Aggs, Viviane Schwarz and mondoagogo.

Confession time, Gary, I was supposed to give this card to you from my neighbour friend, but I mislaid it... so it will come to you a little bit late! Eek. But isn't it lovely?

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