This panel from the 2013 Brighton Conference features Corinne Pearlman discussing the health-related work she has published through Myriad Editions and The Comic Company. Participating in the panel discussion are Myriad creators Woodrow Phoenix (Rumblestrip), Nye Wright (Things to do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park When You are 29 and Unemployed), Hannah Eaton (Naming Monsters), and Nicola Streeten (Billy, Me & You). Use the Quicktime player below to view images along with the audio of Panel 2B. If you don’t have Quicktime, you can listen to an audio-only version of the keynote presentation below.
Things to do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park
Nye’s father has been certified for hospice care, but Nye would rather move into his father’s trailer and take care of him himself. In this masterful, graphic portrayal of a father and son dealing with home care, Wright’s mastery allows the reader to witness the deepest emotions on many levels, where what is said is only half the story.The graphic vocabulary, in a palette of blue, red and black, is carefully planned. Flights of visual fancy express genuine emotion rooted in reality. various reviews on the Myriad Editions site. Broken Frontier Things to Do is not just a poignant study… Read More
Paul Gravett’s Toronto Keynote
Use the Quicktime player above to view images along with the audio. If you don’t have Quicktime, you can listen to the audio-only version below. New Podcast Wednesdays are back! To open the many podcasts that will emerge from the 2012 Toronto Comics & Medicine conference, comics historian, commentator, publisher, and Comica festival organizer Paul Gravett gave the opening keynote to the Toronto Comics & Medicine conference, “Setting the Context: Developments in Graphic Medicine.” Enjoy our new podcast feed. It is not yet available via iTunes, but, fingers crossed, it will be shortly.
New Podcast Wednesday: Graphic Medicine at Work
As part of the Ethics in Performance series at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Dr. Sue Eckstein presented geriatrician and comics artist Muna Al-Jawad, illustrator Nicola Streeten, creator of Billy, Me, and You, and illustrator Nye Wright, creator of Things to Do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park. They each discussed their work in Graphic Medicine and the floor was then opened to questions from the audience. This week’s podcast episode contains Muna & Nicola’s presentations. Next week’s episode will be Nye’s presentation and the lively Q&A with all panelists. If you are enjoying the Graphic Medicine podcast, please consider… Read More
Nye Wright: Things to Do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park When You Are 29 and Unemployed.
Use the Quicktime player above to view images along with the audio. If you don’t have Quicktime, you can listen to the audio-only version below. Nye Wright: Things to Do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park When You Are 29 and Unemployed. “Stigma, Medicine and Community – Comics as a medium of addressing and uniting these three disparate themes.” Aneurin Wright, the author of Things to do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park…When You’re 29 and Unemployed, a forthcoming graphic novel from Myriad Editions, discusses how comics is the perfect medium for addressing three common themes of modern palliative care…. Read More