The International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference is a fantastic, annual event dedicated to really exploring the nitty-gritty, in-depth ideas and details of the comics world, and proving that comics and graphic novel can be taken seriously as an art form. Ravi and Matt will be talking about HOAX as a case study in cross-media and academic collaboration, speaking on day one of the conference this Friday (18th July), as part of a panel on collaboration and memory. Andrea Greenbaum and Penelope Mendonca will be talking on the same panel.
There’s a plenty of collaboration in the HOAX project, but here Ravi and Matt will be focusing on the relationship between the two of them. We want to grow HOAX and cross-media storytelling as a valuable engagement tool, and academic research and collaboration is a huge part of that. This talk will explain how.
This year the conference will focus on Production and Institution of comics, as well as Sedition and Anarchy within the genre. Talks on gender, politics, art, business and violence all intersect with comics and graphic novels at their core. It’s a smorgasbord of graphic delight for anyone with even an inkling of interest in comics as a storytelling format.
We’re delighted and honoured to have our own author Ravi speaking in the event. If you're going to the conference, make sure you don’t miss her (and do please say hello).
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