Comic Con-versation 2019 PROGRAM

Curated by IllustrateYourLife 
Sydney, Australia

Comic con-versation 2019 - an evening of local comic culture.
Ashfield Library 13.07.2019, 5-8 PM

Panel session: "A, B, Comics. Sequential Art in Support of Education"
From using cartoons in school textbooks to being able to study for a PhD in graphic novel expression, comics have come a long way. This panel of authors and teachers discusses how sequential art can help educate future generations
With Tim McEwen, Ben Mitchell, Fionn McCabe, Claudia Chinyere Akole and Jakub Mazerant.
Local History Room - Level 2
5:00 - 5:45 PM
Bookings required:

Panel session: "Comic Team, Assemble! Collaboration in Comics"
Have you ever wondered what a collaboration between an artist and writer looks like? What happens behind the scenes? What is the process of editing a comic anthology, and what are the challenges of creating a large project, involving artists from all over the world? This panel session aims to answer these questions. 
With: Karen Beilharz, writer, editor and comics creator (Kinds of Blue, Monsters); Louie Joyce - illustrator and comics creator (Haphaven); Chris Neill - the editor of the Meet Me in the Pit comics anthology; Jakub Mazerant, the founder of the Pieces Project.
Local History Room - Level 2
6:00 - 6:45 PM
Bookings required:

Workshop: "Comics and Memoirs"
In this workshop Sandra Broman will explain why comics can be an excellent medium for memoirs.  We will look at the ways for drawing out the essence of larger narratives, exploring different styles, page layouts common to the graphic novels, as well as interview hints for drawing a story from your subject.  You will then create a comic short based on life experiences.
Please bring a short story to the session.
Sandra Broman is the author of Esther! A True Story graphic novel (Silver Ledger Award 2019).
Quiet Study Area Level 3
6:15 - 7:30 PM
Bookings required:

Exhibition: Pieces Project 2
Pieces is a one of a kind, collaborative comic-book project, presenting works of more than 200 international artists. The first edition of the project set an official Guinness World Record in the Most Contributors to a Published Comic Book category.
taster exhibition
5:00 - 8:00 PM

Artist Alley 
participating artists: Ben Mitchell, Bill Hope, Hayden Fryer, Karen Beilharz, Louie Joyce, Marcelo Baez, Mike Barry, Nelson Matoma, Nicole Kane, Queenie Chan, Rob Feldman, Robert Luxford, Rosie Di Wu, Samuel McEwen, Sandra Broman, Cynthia D'Amico
5:00 - 8:00 PM

more info: CCV facebook page