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Comics, Manga & Co. The New Culture Of German Comics

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This review was originally written in November 2012 for Dundee University Review of the Arts. Comics, Manga & Co. The New Culture Of German Comics is a touring exhibition from the Goethe Institut showing at the Matthew Gallery DJCAD from 2 November – 8 December. It showcases the work of two recent generations of artists from the flourishing world of German comics. At… Read more »

Review: The Homesick Truant’s Cumbrian Yarn by Oliver East

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I have always considered Oliver East to be an artist who just happens to be using comics as his medium but I think that might be doing a disservice to his dedication to comics. Yes, his practice of taking long walks and then making art from them has similarities to artworks such as Richard Long’s A Line Made By Walking… Read more »

Review: Cartoon College at the Glasgow Film Festival

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Last Thursday I attended screenings of two documentaries about very different aspects of comic book culture at the CCA in Glasgow. They were showing as part of the comics strand of the Glasgow Film Festival. First up was Cartoon College, directed by Josh Melrod & Tara Wray. The film shows students on the 2 year MFA program at the Centre… Read more »