This year’s Inkers and Thinkers symposium is packed full of great presentations and workshops that will expand your understanding of what comics are and what they can do. Grab your tickets and join us on May 15 and 16, 2015 for Australasia’s largest event dedicated to the study of comics!
When: Friday, May 15 & Saturday, May 16
Where: Inkers and Thinkers 2015 will be held on the University of Adelaide’s North Terrace campus, in the heart of Adelaide’s CBD.
What: A lively and intelligent discussion into the world of comics and narrative art!
Have a look at the fantastic lineup of presentations and workshops:
Friday, May 15
Plus presentations on the world of comics from:
- Ronnie Scott, author of Salad Days, founder of The Lifted Brow, and comics and graphic novels critic for ABC Radio National
- Ben Juers, whose comics have appeared in The Lifted Brow, Advice Comics and on the front page of Tumblr.
- Mike Cooper (AKA Dr. Mike 2000), physicist and creator of the psychedelic sci-fi webcomic Universe Gun
- Claire Langsford of the University of Adelaide’s Anthropology Department, cosplay researcher
- Enrique del Rey Cabero, an expert on Spanish comics from the University of Granada
- Can Yalcinkaya cartoonist, academic and editor of the Resist Comics anthology about Turkey’s Gezi Resistance
- Liam Burke of Swinburne University of Technology, author of The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Hollywood’s Leading Genre (2015) from the University Press of Mississippi
- Anthony Castle, editor of the Australian Comics Journal and writer of the comics anthology Dead Ends
Saturday, May 16 — Workshop day!
Go hands on with a full day of comics workshops from some of Australia’s finest cartoonists and visual thinkers!
* Masterclass from Pat Grant on Critical Thinking and the Artistic Process
* Writer Anthony Castle and artist Chadwick Ashby (Dead Ends and The Everyman’s Theory of Everything) on Visulising Storytelling and Artistic Collaboration
* Artist and children’s book illustrator Claire Richards on how to make 3D Anaglyphs in Comics
We have partnered with the fine folks at Austin & Austin, Bar 9 to offer some great food and drink specials during both days of the symposium, and Pulp Fiction Comics will be providing symposium attendees with some exclusive deals on awesome comics.
This will be a fantastic two days, but tickets are limited and selling fast. Make sure you visit our ticketing site to reserve your spot for two excellent days of comic book discussion and fun. We look forward to seeing you there!