(Disclaimer: this 100% would be a zine if I wasn’t currently cycling through France, so bear with.) SPOILER ALERT – lots of chat of the plot of Ghosts CW: experiences of voice hearing, unusual experiences, liberal interpretation of a comic sitcom ‘Watch this with me, it’s funny and I want to watch it with you.’ My wife Abi said, unfolding the laptop screen and opening BBC … Continue reading Ghosts, a story about learning to live with voices.
We’ll be at the Winter Zine Fair at Paradise Palms on Sun 9th Dec 1 – 5.30pm, along with loads of other great local zine n comic talent. Free entry. Come on down! Continue reading Winter Zine Fair @ Palms, Sun 9th Dec
This is a 8 page A5 black and white comic drawn with brush pen, fine liner and a white Posca marker. It was inspired by a walk that took me past the closed Forth Park Hospital in Kirkcaldy, and a mountain goats song. It’s about loss, ownership, and the spaces of our dreamscape. A very cruel psychiatrist once told me ‘hospital is not a place … Continue reading Shadow Song
As part of Rough Draft, I co-run a young people’s art club at a coffee shop in Kirkcaldy. The session before we had focused on still life drawing, and observing what was in front of us. So for this session I wanted to focus on communicating things that we couldn’t see. For the starter activity, we prepped about 60 images of artworks from a broad … Continue reading Art and Emotion with Young People, Kanvas Art Club
For November the Edinburgh Zine Library was invited to create an exhibition for the Central Library staircase and Foyer. I tried to combine zines made at workshops, photos from zine library events, some zines from the collection, and some hastily written copy about zines and the zine library to create an introduction to zines, and capture some of the amazing things that have happened in … Continue reading Zine Library Exhibition at the Central Library