Nos âmes sauvages by Johanna Schipper SNIP

Creating Comics, a Seminar: Johanna Schipper on her Graphic Novels

Johanna Schipper
Johanna Schipper

For the second seminar in the ‘Sketching/Scripting Women’ series, the Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s Writing and University of London Institute in Paris are hosting a seminar with artist Johanna Schipper later this month.

A graphic novel artist and translator, Schipper (winner of the first ‘Artemisia Prize for Women’s Francophone Graphic Novels’ for her work Nos âmes sauvages (2008), will speak about her career as a graphic novel creator and the changing status of women’s artistic production within the medium.

Nos âmes sauvages by Johanna SchipperThe event forms part of the University of London’s year-long celebrations, Leading Women, marking 150 years since the first female students were admitted into higher education in the UK.

• Seminar: Johanna Schipper on her Graphic Novels 6.00pm Thursday 22nd March 2018, Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s Writing University of London Institute in Paris, 9-11 rue de Constantine, 75007 Paris

This Seminar free to attend. Please register here to reserve your place:| Please note that the Johanna will be presenting in French and the Q&A will be both in English and French

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a "freelance comics operative", working as an editor, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years. His credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel UK and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines. He also edited STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics, including Team M.O.B.I.L.E. and The Beatles Story. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare” for Tian Books. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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