Events

TABLE: 20th INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS’ BOOK FAIR 2017, The Tetley, Leeds 4 & 5th March

Louise will be at the Artist Book Fair on both days. She will hopefully be debuting a new artist book.

 

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TABLE: Comica Comiket Spring 2016 – House of Illustration, London  14th May 2016

Louise will be at Comica Comiket, an independent comics market at the House of Illustration, Granary Square, Kings Cross, London. It is being held on the last weekend of Comics Creatix; 100 Women Making Comics exhibition in the Victorian glass-roofed shed between H of I and the Central St Martins College of Art.

Seeing Poetry will be debuting Blue Morning a new poetry comic book written and illustrated by Louise. It is Riso printed, hand stitched with a screen printed cover.

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TABLE: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival, Kendal 16-18th October 2015

Louise will be at the Seeing Poetry table in The Comics Clock Tower on the Saturday and Sunday as part of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival.  It will be a chance to buy our two mini books Poem from a bus shelter and You’d start with the page and our range of comic sketchbooks for your own comics. There will also be a Laydeez do Comics table.

The Comics Clock Tower is the festivals version of a comics marketplace and artists’ alley. There’ll be a mix of retailers, publishers (large and small) and creators. This is your chance to meet creators, see them sketch, get work signed as well as buy books, prints and more. Free entry

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WORKSHOP: Kids Comics Workshop – INKWELL ARTS – 25th April 2015 10.30- 12.30

Another kids workshop at Inkwell. The previous one was hugely popular. This time they will be making comics about themselves.

 

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TABLE: SHEFFIELD ZINE FEST 4th March 2015 at Electric Works 11-6pm

Seeing Poetry’s first time in Sheffield and first zine fest 🙂 Hoping to rustle up a little zine or two to go alongside our mini books.

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TABLE: PAGES Leeds | International Contemporary Artists’ Book Fair  The Tetley, Leeds, 6-8th March 2015:   Fri 6th (6-9pm), Sat 7th (11am-6pm) & Sun 8th (11am-4pm)

I will be sharing a table with Kate Desforges at the Artist Book Fair in Leeds in March. I will be selling the two mini books Poem from a bus shelter and You’d start with the page as a range of comic sketch books.

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WORKSHOP : Children’s workshop at Inkwell – Saturday 7th January

Louise will be doing her first workshop at Inkwell Arts, Leeds on Saturday. We will be making comic books and writing our own stories in them. This workshop is aimed at children from 6-14 but workshops for adults will also follow soon.

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TABLE: Thought Bubble Leeds Comic Arts Festival – Convention 15th & 16th November

Louise will be at the Seeing Poetry table at the convention at Leeds Armouries. It will be a chance to buy the latest mini books and see other recent developments. There will also be a Laydeez do Comics table: the location of both will be posted here when known. Thought Bubble runs from 9th – 16th November 2014

 

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TABLE: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival, Kendal 18-19th October 2014

Louise will be at the Seeing Poetry table in The Comics Clock Tower on the Saturday and Sunday as part of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival(17-19th) October It will be a chance to buy the latest mini books and see other recent developments. There will also be a Laydeez do Comics table.

The Comics Clock Tower is the festivals version of a comics marketplace and artists’ alley. There’ll be a mix of retailers, publishers (large and small) and creators. This is your chance to meet creators, see them sketch, get work signed as well as buy books, prints and more. Free entry

 

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WORKSHOP: Lumb Bank Fun Palace Drop – in Workshop 4th October 2014  2-4.30pm

The Ted Hughes Arvon Centre, Lumb Bank, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 6DF

Louise will be facilitating a drop in workshop for  people of all ages in the Barn. Come and help draw a giant comic to illustrate part of The Iron Man by Ted Hughes.

Lumb Bank will be one of 120 Fun Palaces that will pop up across the UK and globally, celebrating theatre director Joan Littlewood’s centenary and her vision shared with architect Cedric Price. Fun Palaces is a campaign for culture that everyone can join – combining arts and sciences, welcoming and free, at the heart of our communities.

 

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TABLE: Comica Comiket, The British Library 2014,  16th August 2014

Louise will be at the Seeing Poetry table in the foyer of the British Library.  It will be a chance to buy the latest mini books and see other recent developments.

 

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TALK: Laydeez do Comics Glasgow – Monday 11th August 2014 6.30-9pm

Pearce Institute, 840-860 Govan Road, Glasgow G51 3UU

Louise will be talking about Seeing Poetry. Other speakers on the night will be Graham Johnston and MJ Wallace.

 

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TALK: Laydeez do Comics at Foyles – Tuesday 1st July 2014 7pm – 9pm

Foyles, 107 Charing Cross Road, London,

Laydeez do Comics organisers from around the globe will contribute to a stimulating and fun evening of ideas and discussion, offering an international and national representation of how women are involved in the comics community. The evening will include short presentations of the participants’ personal works and a panel discussion with refreshments served.

Louise will give a 10 minute talk about Seeing Poetry and her involvement with Laydeez do Comics, Leeds. Other LDC organisers from London, Bristol, Glasgow, Dublin, Chicago and San Francisco, will be giving similar talks about their work.

This forms part of the Foyles Grand Opening Festival Free but booking required.

 

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MINI TALK: The Intrepreter’s House Launch,  Issue 56,   2nd July 2014

Five Leaves Bookshop, Nottingham

The Interpreter’s House launch Issue 56 of their poetry magazine. The cover features an image from the Seeing Poetry comic Poem From a Bus Shelter. Several of the poets included in the issue read their poems and Louise gave a brief talk about Seeing Poetry.

 

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EXHIBITION: Hebden Bridge Open Studios 2014 28th & 29th June and 4th, 5th & 6th July.

Louise’s studio in Linden Mill will be open as part of the annual Hebden Bridge Open Studios event. This will give visitors a chance to see the latest work and will be the first chance to purchase the mini book Poem for a Bus Shelter. Also the latest illustrations for the second mini book You’d start with a page will be on show.

The studio will be open on all days (except July 6th when it will open after Le Tour de France has passed through Hebden Bridge). Louise will be about most of the days but if you wish to confirm this please email.