Pandemic: a year of mistakes? edited by John Mair – is published on Feb 8th by Bite Sized Books, available on Amazon. This is a collection of twenty essays on the record of the Johnson government in the covid pandemic.
I’ve made a drawing for each month of the Pandemic, to be featured within the book. Link to work in progress:
Pandemic comic published – 2nd edition – covering period from September to November 2020.
The comic is included in the new book “PANDEMIC; WHERE ARE WE STILL GOING WRONG” published by Bite Sized Books on November 19th (Amazon).
Posted in the “Pandemic Magazine” & Unity News publication “The Word”.
Published comic: “Pandemic – Where Did We Go Wrong?”
I produced a comic series for the book, in the form of an innovative comic book short history of the pandemic in the UK. The book is a collection of academic essays and critiques from a distinguished cast of journalists, commentators and academics, which try to explain the genesis, aetiology, progress and handling of the Pandemic in the UK.
Link to the book (Amazon)
Published book: Broken Brexit – graphic novel which captures the excitement and craziness of the Brexit crisis over the past 3 years – includes drawings of characters, significant moments, slogans, scheming, scandals, in dot-to-dot scenes, crosswords, quizzes and colouring pages. Buy the book online (Etsy): https://etsy.me/2M74948
Published a series of guest blog posts on Henry Jenkins website – essays on British comics – particularly Lord Snooty and the Beano comic – Cartoonish toffs, memes & use of Beano characters to criticise political power:
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
MINA Conference, Melbourne, Australia. Presented academic paper on mobile AR storytelling.
MIX DIGITAL Conference, Bath Spa University. Presented academic paper and exhibited my AR story ‘Sherwood Rise’.
Drawing exhibited in the Bread & Roses exhibition, London Radical Bookfair 2015.
Featured on Radio 4 Arts Technologica programme on how artists use the internet to create and distribute work, and how digital technologies are shaping our lives.
Drawing exhibited in AP Group Show at the “Birds Nest”, Deptford.
WebWeWant Festival, South Bank Centre, London. Commissioned by Furtherfield/ Arts Council/ SouthBank Centre to make drawings for the “Play Your Place” online games.
Presented my work at V&A Digital Futures: Disobedient Objects (Digital Programmes, Victoria and Albert Museum) & on the discussion panel.
Sold drawings/ prints and graphic novels at the London Radical Bookfair, Bishopsgate, London
Published article on “Adaptations and new media forms of the book” in the Media Journal: “Convergence Volume 20 Issue 1”.
“Sherwood Rise” – the augmented book – released
“Invisible Forces”, group exhibition, Furtherfield Gallery, Finsbury Park, London
Performed Radiation walk in Finsbury Park
Prints in the Bookmarks annual art fair (Socialist bookshop).
Drawings published in Flaneur, art and culture zine.
Bankers Bonuses project at LUMEN_EX festival (Spain) and Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum Web Biennial.
Collaborated on drawings for DIWO/ Dark Mountain Project, Furtherfield Gallery
“A walk in the park with Joseph Paxton”. Live networked performance, London Festival of Architecture, Hyde Park
Buddy Rivers Live Live networked performance, network generated comedian, Leroy Street gallery, Bermondsey, London.
University of Greenwich. Presented “Radiation Walks” project to “Trouble Makers/ Making Trouble:interdisciplinary transgressions” conference.
Pepperton Gallery, London. Group show, exhibited prints from”The Wreckers”
Drawing published in ‘Daily Constitutional’ zine, issue ‘Delusions of Grandeur’.
South London Artists. Exhibited work in group show. Space C Gallery, London
2007 & 2008
FILE Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Exhibited ‘The Wreckers’ project.
TENSE, NERVOUS HEADACHES? Tour of Crystal Palace, London, performance mapping mobile mast radiation levels
Cartoon Generator, online tool, mixing user pictures and captions with RSS generated captions. Exhibited at ‘Takeaway 2’ show, Dana Centre, London.
DIWO. Political drawings for HTTP Gallery, London, exploring idea of collaborative making.
The Wreckers. Interactive and collaborative work on the wrecking of the ship MSC Napoli in Devon.
Newscartoon v2. Presented to conference on Generative Art, for the Norwich International Animation Festival.
Newscartoon. Tool using RSS feeds and Yahoo searches to generate a cartoon/ illustration based on latest news and users opinions. Exhibited at “Be Very Afraid” group show, BAFTA, Piccadilly, London.
Networked Art Generator. A spin-off from the Shirley Bassey project. A tool for creating live net drawings. Illustrations created using this tool were exhibited in the Signals festival, London.
Shirley Bassey Mixed Up. Network generated collaborative illustrated story. Exhibited at “Be Very Afraid” group show, BAFTA, London (October 2006), Online Exhibition of International, Digital Art (Liverpool Biennial Festival of Contemporary Art 2006), Generative Art Milan.
newscomic. RSS driven comic strip.
Corrugation Street Communal soap opera, an experiment in new forms of interactive storytelling, particularly collaboratively authored and networked narratives. Exhibited at “Takeaway” festival, Dana Centre, London, and Generative Art Milan (December 2005).
The Chinese Cocklepickers, an interactive story concerning the tragedy of the Chinese migrant workers who drowned in Morecambe Bay, 2004. Exhibited at “Takeaway” festival, Dana Centre, Science Museum, London.
Supermarket Sweep Up, a community and campaigning watchdog blog focussing on major supermarkets.
The Picture of Dorian Blair – database driven interactive story
Stop it, a campaigning web site against proposed commercial development of historic London park.
Yves Klein Interactive, a CD-ROM Interactive exploration of the life of the French Artist.
Happy Valley, short film. Shown at following festivals: Sao Paolo One-Minute film festival (1994), FFOFF Film Festival, Nice (March 1994), Videoformes, Clermond-Ferrand, France, Glasgow New Visions short film festival (April 1994).