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Comic book sketch using fine-liner on paper. Sketch features a tall woman stepping over a little man holding a slinky above her head.
9 April - 25 July 2016

Comic Tragics

Comic Tragics is an international multi-media exploration of the inner life of the comic artist and their incredibly intense, personal and affecting comic works that connect with audiences in unexpected and powerful ways. The show presents some of the best comic artists at work in the world today.

The exhibition contains a range of personal stories told through comic and graphic art. Each artist's practice deals with the struggle of what it means to be human. Their artworks step beyond the superhero into the super personal, and sometimes the hyper-real, as the artists push the medium of printed comics in new and challenging directions.

Create your own comic

  • Wednesday 13 - Friday 15 April: 11am - 4pm
  • Wednesday 20 - Friday 22 April: 11am - 4pm

Take a tour of Comic Tragics: the exploding language of contemporary comic art and join in the fun creating a comic that tells your story.
Entry: Gold coin donation.

Aisha Franz
Back to basics 2014
Fine-liner on paper
29.7 x 21cm
Collection the artist

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Dates and times

  • 9 April - 25 July 2016

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