DATE / TIME
3 Nov, Sun
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
VENUEAsian Civilisations Museum, Ngee Ann Auditorium
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Festival Pass Event
This session is in English
Lim Cheng Tju
For many fans, underground comics have an enduring appeal and gives them street cred for knowing things the masses are unaware of. Underground comic creators have largely had more liberty in their creative direction, offering varied styles in their approach. What are some of the common themes, styles, and production methods that they have utilised? And what does being underground allow for that a mainstream approach might not?
This session is made possible with the assistance of the High Commission of Canada and the Canada Council for the Arts.
Oil painter, animator, and comic artist Dave Cooper began his career in the 90s. His periodical Weasel won the Ignatz Award and the Harvey Award in 2000, and in 2002, he had a large retrospective of his comicbook artwork in Angouleme and Paris. He is the creator of two original kids television shows, Pig Goat Banana Cricket for Nickelodeon, and The Bagel and Becky Show for Teletoon/BBC. A French-English collection of his work, Pillowy: The Art of Dave Cooper has been published by Cernunnos.Dave Cooper is featured in the following SWF event(s):
Ye Zhen has been a comic artist since 2006. He has drawn and self-published 10 volumes of his ongoing comic book series Singapore Hip-Hop Horror Comics. He started out in the local horror comic genre and is experimenting with action, thriller, sci-fi, wuxia, and any other fascinating stuff.
Pixin (or Pix for short) was born and raised in sunny Singapore. She loves to draw, sew, make comics, tell stories, paint, create, and construct using found objects.