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LDC Birmingham

August 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Free

Join us for another afternoon of socialising & sharing ideas with other fans of comics in your friendly neighbourhood addition of LDComics (All Welcome!)

Our mission statement: “To champion and support the work of comic creators whose work focuses on the drama of the everyday.”

What happens at these meet ups:

We’ll introduce ourselves, new and familiar,
Followed by our first 2 Guest Speakers presenting their work,
Then a break for meeting each other,
Followed by our last presentation 🙂

There will be drinks & snacks available,

Feel free to bring your work with you for showing and telling!

If YOU’D like to present at some point, or know anyone who could, please fill out or send them this form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScqCjO6tmG_KOVHDvn7FhGWqAvts-t0Y1QLuwIevJ8Cbf6RuA/viewform?usp=sf_link

And we love Guest Bloggers sketching on the night, it’ll go on the main LDC website at www.ldcomics.com

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Your Inspirational Guest Speakers

Wallis Eates

Wallis co-leads the London branch of LDComics! She’s an artist and graphic novelist living and working in London, UK. She completed her MA in Animation from the Royal College of Art in 2001. Since then she has worked as an art educator and facilitator, as well as a manager for the children’s film education charity, Into Film. Her graphic memoir, ‘Mumoirs’ about growing up an only child to a single mother in the 1980s, was shortlisted for the Myriad Editions First Graphic Novel prize.

Twitter @WallisEates

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Chie Hosaka

Is an illustrator & printmaker specialising in screenprinting living in Nottingham. She has a distinction in MA Children’s book illustration from Cambridge School of Art & a BA Fine Art from Nottingham Trent University.

Twitter @chiehosaka

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Cath Garvey

Cath is a Freelance Illustrator based in Liverpool, she won ‘Independents Biennial 2018 Knowsley’ and was commissioned to hold workshops teaching young people how to design great female characters while also exhibiting her comics at Kirkby Gallery.

Her self-published satirical comics and artwork quietly empower women and also offer humour on very real subjects. She is available for workshops, talks and open for commissions and collaborations.

www.cathgarvey.co.uk

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Contact: ldcbirmingham@gmail.com
FREE EVENT

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VENUE DIRECTIONS

Quantum Exhibition Centre is Wheelchair Friendly 🙂

20 minute walk from New St Station

To get to the venue from the city centre, walk towards and past Moor St Station and Digbeth Coach Station and carry on past Zellig until you get to the Tesla Car place, then turn left down that street.

1 minute walk and QEC is the white building on your right, on Upper Trinity St.

Comment in this group if you get lost!

Also a lot of buses go that direction, google maps or download the app City Mapper for the best route x

Details

Date:
August 5
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/2486502838239280/

Organizer

Charlotte Bailey
Email:
ldcbirmingham@gmail.com

Venue

Quantum Exhibition Centre