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

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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