The second exhibition of The Comics Project will take place in Kendal, as a part of The Lakes International Comic Art Festival (LICAF). It will be a part of the comic art window trail! Keep your eyes on Kendal’s windows! The exhibition is organised by Dr Natasa Lackovic in collaboration with LICAF’s Sandra Wood. The […]
“Get set for a celebration of comic art from across the world” A beautifully illustrated programme for the upcoming Lakes International Comic Art Festival is available to download via ISUU: https://issuu.com/johnfsfreeman/docs/licaf-2017-programme-web-links
The short Vimeo video is below: to watch the video, insert password: adlard In this short 1-minute interview Charlie Adlard discusses his love of comics and what motivates him in his role as UK Comics Laureate.
Image credit: Jillian Tamaki (LICAF web page: https://www.comicartfestival.com/guest/jillian-tamaki ) Joe Decie ( LICAF web page: https://www.comicartfestival.com/guest/joe-decie ) Looking forward to packing our bags to meet and see all the wondeful artists in Kendal, October 13-15! Here is a festival programme: https://www.comicartfestival.com/ Academics sessions are on Friday: https://www.comicartfestival.com/news/festival-academic-sessions-announced
Excerpt By George Green/ JJ was what some teachers called a rebel, a term which it didn’t take much to earn back in those days. Of course, there were other boys who were also deemed rebellious, but they tended to be in the sixth form, and they were against Important Things such as Apartheid and […]
By Miriam Sturdee/ A year or two ago somebody suggested that I might be able to help paint some plaques in a mediaeval style to assist with a project in digital empathy (http://imagination.lancs.ac.uk/activities/Creating_and_Exploring_Digital_Empathy ), which led to some interesting conversations about design fiction (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Design_fiction ) and the useful nature of drawing in, and as, research. […]
The Dukes Cultural Partnership with Lancaster University won the Arts Partnership Award at a ceremony in Preston organised by Curious Minds, dedicated to improving the lives of children and young people in the North West by connecting them with the very best arts, culture and creative learning opportunities. The Dukes and Lancaster University’s Cultural Partnership […]
Lancaster University is launching its comics and graphic novels network, 7th of June, starting 16:30, Peter Scott gallery!
The children from two local schools, primary Pupil Referral Unit Stepping Stones and Heysham High School visited Lancaster University (LU) on March 28th. The visit is a part of the partnerhsip between The Dukes Theatre and Lancaster University. The Dukes developed a comic project in collaboration with LU. Comic artist Ben Hunt worked with the […]
Arts Partnership betwen the local art institution The Dukes and Lancaster University has won the North West Cultural Education Awards. The photo features Vicky Fletcher, The Dukes’ Outreach and Learning Manager and Professor Andrew Atherton, Lancaster University’s Deputy Vice Chancellor with the award. The partnership includes The Comic Project with Dr Natasa Lackovic and Dr […]