Monday 6th April.
0930-1030 CA B414 Studio Theatre. Registration and Welcome

1030  Keynote.  Dr. Sarah Lightman. Building Bridges: Art, Life and Comics. 

1130 – Comics Creation  

Alexander James Pollard — The Precognitive Painting Programme. 

Daniel Goodbrey – How to Cheat at Comics – Digital Alternatives to Traditional Techniques for Comic Illustration. 

Leonie Sharrock – Memories of Story-Self and the Insides of Old Envelopes: the Making of a Collage-comic, ‘Unwritten’. 

1300  LUNCH 

1400 – Adaptation Practices 

Lena Lenny – Slovene Literature in Comics – Adaptation of Literary Classics. 

Simon Grennan – Rationalising Graphic Adaptation as a Method of Interrogating the Impact of French Theatre in Victorian London. 

Geraint D’Arcy – Making Theatre Technology Comics. 

1530 – Writing Practice 

Hailey Austin – Creating Commando

Brian Fagence – Constructing Entropy, Deconstructing Practice 

1630 END DAY 1 

Tuesday 7th April.
1000 – Registration Day 2. 

1030 – Esoteric Comics 

Barbara Chamberlin – Walking Wyrd: Comics, Collaboration and Cunning Folk. 

Lisa Kottas – Sight Beyond Sight: The Conscious Aesthetics of Jiba Molei Anderson’s The Horsemen. 

Martin Schwarzenbacher – The Epic of Doomed Creation: The Beyonders as Tokens of Cosmic Pessimism in Jonathan Hickman’s New Avengers. 

1230 – LUNCH 

1330 – Digital Materiality and Authenticity 

Giorgio Busi Rizzi – What We Talk About When We Talk About Experimental Digital Comics. 

Ernesto Priego – DIY Digital Comics Without Drawing: Craft, Collaboration and Materiality in the Digital Age. 

Damon Herd – Testing Autobiographical Comics. 

John Miers – Triumph or Compromise? Drawing from the biographies of John Hicklenton and Lindsay Cooper in order to conceptualise chronic disease. 



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