Haven’t seen the ads for OUT OF SEQUENCE in THE COMIC JOURNAL and ARTFORUM because your eyes are blurry with recession tears? Then you don’t know that Mikhaela Reid and I (and a slew of other artists) have pieces in this very cool exhibit in Illinois’ Krannert Art Museum. Our friends John Jennings and Damian Duffy are the curators. The best part is that some of the pieces (like my ‘Killing Brain Cells’) will be digitally projected on the museum’s walls. Here are the details:
Out of Sequence: Underrepresented Voices in American Comics opening reception, this Thursday, Oct. 23 @ 6-8pm!
WHERE: Krannert Art Museum
500 East Peabody Dr
Champaign IL 61820
WHAT: The opening reception for the Out of Sequence comics art exhibition. It is an exploration of the question ‘What is Comics?’ It is a declaration of the diversity of sequential art in the United States, diversity not just of creators, but also of content and form. Out of Sequence is a broad survey of women, small press, minority, independent, gay & lesbian, self-published, mini, underground, web and/or gallery comics creators.
The opening reception will feature a talk by exhibition comics artist Mark Staff Brandl at 6pm and music by DJ Delayney.
WHY: Because comics are awesome, and the gallery has been made into a 3D comic. Comics are on the wall in prints and original art, and off the wall, projected on screens, floating in virtual reality.
WHAT ELSE: The Next Panel Illinois Small Press Comics Expo. Guest artists include Jerry Craft, Leilani Hickerson, Dann Tincher, and Ashley A. Woods. Special guest letterpress printer Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.
On Saturday at 1:30 Jerry Craft will be offering a cartooning workshop, FREE to the public. To register contact Chris Schaede at the Krannert Museum: 217-333-1861, email@example.com.
For more information contact:
The curators- Damian Duffy (firstname.lastname@example.org) or John Jennings (email@example.com)
The Krannert Art Museum- (217) 244-0516
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That BBC Radio interview from July, originally only up for a week, is now on the BBC’s site indefinitely!! Phill Jupitus’ Comic Love was so popular that the BBC extended the cartoonists’ interviews into four longer 15 minute programs.
The new series is called Phill Jupitus’ Strips. Our segment (Programme 2), is an extended version of that afternoon in our Brooklyn apartment with Phil, Jen Sorensen, Brian McFadden, Mikhaela and little ol’ me. It aired live on BBC Radio October 14th, but you can listen to it here.