10 May 2019
On Saturday, Danish artist Søren Mosdal talks to Comic News Insider’s Jimmy Aquino about his approach to capturing the inner and outer lives of New York's archetypal artist ("Basquiat: A Graphic Novel, 12:15, Summerhill Room, Marriott).
Shortly after that, Dutch cartoonist Typex joins the Netherlands' Comics Laureate Margreet de Heer for a discussion of the past, present and future of Dutch comics ("Stripmakers: Comics in the Netherlands", 14:45, Summerhill Room, Marriott).
This is followed by an interview with a rising star of the Dutch comics scene, Aimée de Jongh. She joins Jimmy Aquino for a discussion of her work, which includes the recently released Blossoms in Autumn and Taxi ("Spotlight: Aimée de Jongh", 16:00, Summerhill Room, Marriott).
On Sunday, Aimée de Jongh is back in action as part of a discussion of the older generation and how they are represented in the comics of today. She is joined by SelfMadeHero favourite Julian Hanshaw (I Feel Machine) and comics superstar Seth, among others ("Characters of Age", 10:30, Learning Centre, Reference Library).
And finally, Typex and Søren Mosdal join fellow graphic biographers to discuss why comics is the ideal medium to tell other people's stories ("Other People's Stories", 14:45, Hinton Learning Theatre, Reference Library).
What more could you want? Well, actually, there’s quite a lot more: check out the full TCAF programme here.