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March 2019

Graphic Brighton 2019 Poster

Graphic Brighton 2019 Poster (Art by Chris Geary)
Graphic Brighton 2019 Poster (Art by Chris Geary)

Here’s the terrific new poster for Graphic Brighton 2019, with art by Chris Geary, adapted from his forthcoming, currently untitled, graphic novel follow-up to Commitment: A Novel about Managing Project Risk (written by Olav Maassen and Chris Matts)

If you work in a comic shop or University, feel free to print out a copy and display it!

Sponsored by University of Brighton Creative Futures and Design Star.

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Graphic Brighton 2019 schedule

Europe Welcomes Careful Drivers (excerpt) by Hannah Berry

Here’s the line-up (barring accidents and emergencies) of this year’s Graphic Brighton Festival at the University of Brighton…

Friday 3rd May

10.15am Using comics to inspire new creators: Hannah Berry (Chair: Alex Fitch, University of Brighton)

11.15am Using comics to create biography 1: Warren Pleece, Ian Williams, Corinne Pearlman (Chair: Clari Searle, University of Coventry)

12.15pm Using comics to explain architecture: Alison Sampson, Owen Pomery,
Jacquelyn Jubert and Joe Robson (AVR London / Anise Gallery)
(Chair: Alex Fitch, University of Brighton)

2pm Using comics to explore sensitive issues: Muna Al-Jawad (workshop)

3pm Using comics to explore history: Ottilie Hainsworth + students from The Phoenix (Chair: Elle Whitcroft, University of Sussex)

4pm Using comics to explore a city: Justin Wadlow (Université de Picardie Jules Verne) / (Chair: Alex Fitch, University of Brighton)

Sat 4th May

10.15am Performing comics for research: Ian Hornsby (University of Chichester), Jodie Hawkes (University of Chichester), Pete Phillips (University of Chichester) / (Chair: Alex Fitch, University of Brighton)

11.15am Using comics as documentation: Paul Fisher Davies (University of Sussex), John Miers (University of the Arts, London)/(Chair: Clari Searle, University of Coventry)

12.15pm Using comics for biography 2: Ben Dickson, Richy K Chandler, Ottilie Hainsworth (Chair: Alex Fitch, University of Brighton)

2pm Using comics to explain ideas 1: Chris Geary (workshop)

3pm Using comics to explain ideas 2: Ian Horton (University of the Arts, London), Louisa Buck (University of Brighton), Daniel Locke (Chair: Barbara Chamberlin, University of Brighton)

4pm “A Designer’s brush with Comics”: talk by George Hardie (Hipgnosis) about his practice / (Chair: Alex Fitch, University of Brighton)

University of Brighton Gallery, City Campus, 58–67 Grand Parade, Brighton, BN2 0JY

Graphic Brighton 2019: Making Comics Work is supported by Creative Futures and Design Star

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Save the date!

Excerpt from The Lady Doctor by Ian Williams
Graphic Brighton 2019: Making Comics Work will be taking place at University of Brighton City Campus on 3rd and 4th May, 2019. This year’s event is looking at educational comics, where comics are used to inform readers about topics they’d like to know more about, covering all sorts of themes including historical biography, science, medicinal practices, architecture, university research and risk management in business.

Guests include cartoonists and comic creators Ian Williams, Chris Geary, Ottilie Hainsworth, Richy K Chandler, Warren Pleece, Alison Sampson, Owen Pomery, Muna Al-Jawad, Ben Dickson, Daniel Locke and comics laureate Hannah Berry. George Hardie (Hipgnosis) and architects Jacquelyn Cohen and Joe Robson (AVR London), will also be coming along to talk about their practice and use of comics to disseminate their work. The two day event, which will take place in the University gallery, is a mixture of talks, panel discussions and workshops.
Check back here for more info about the event, but in the meantime, save the date!

FREE, 10am-5pm, 3rd and 4th May 2019, University of Brighton City Campus, 58-67 Grand Parade, Brighton BN2 0JY

Sponsored by University of Brighton Creative Futures and Design Star.

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