Monday 19 April 2021, 7-9pm (UK Time)
Guests this month are
Samya Arif – OCEÁ is an internationally featured artist, illustrator and designer based in Karachi, Pakistan. Her practice focuses on observations of social and cultural paradigms from a womxn’s perspective, embodying womxn and the spaces they inhabit. Her clients include Penguin Books, HarperCollins, Macmillan Publishers, Al Jazeera, the US Embassy in Nepal, British Council, NPR and Google.
Eleanor Davis is a cartoonist and illustrator. Her books include How To Be Happy(Fantographics)., Why Art? (Fantographics), You and a Bike and a Road (Koyama Press). She will be talking about her work and latest graphic novel, The Hard Tomorrow,(Drawn and Quarterly). She is presently living in Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A.
Cedar Lewisohn is a UK based artist, writer and curator. He has worked on many museum projects for institutions such as Tate Britain, Tate Modern and The British Council. He has published three books (Street Art, Tate 2008, Abstract Graffiti, Marrell, 2011, The Marduk Prophecy, Slimvolume, 2020), as well as editing and self publishing many publications. Lewisohn has recently been working with the Museum of London on the Dub London project and in 2020 was appointed as curator of Site Design for The Southbank Centre, London.
Bruna Martini is a UK based Italian graphic novelist. Her book ‘Motherland’ – longlisted at LDC’s 2019 Awards – was judged one of the 5 best comics published in Italy in 2020/2021. Bruna is currently working on a new Arts Council funded graphic novel, ‘Brainbud’. When she’s not making comics, she works as an animator and illustrator for NGOs. Her videos have won awards at Festivals worldwide.