Thursday, 21 June 2012

Joff Winterhart book launch/signing 'Days of the Bagnold Summer'

award winning local artist/animator/musician(Bucky) Joff Winterhart will celebrate the publication of his debut graphic novel instore, accompanied by his faithful dog Peep-Peep. Join us for a few drinks, some tunes and get a signed copy of 'Days of the Bagnold Summer'

Saturday 23rd June, 4.00-7.00pm

from the publishers website:
'When someone looks back and writes a history of this summer, two people they will almost certainly leave out are Sue and Daniel Bagnold...'

So begins Joff Winterhart's sublimely funny and perceptive graphic novel, Days of the Bagnold Summer. Sue, 52, works in a library. Daniel, 15, is still at school. This was the summer holidays Daniel was due to spend with his father and his father's pregnant new wife in Florida. When they cancel his trip, Sue and Daniel face six long weeks together...

Joff Winterhart perfectly captures the ennui, the tension, the pathos and yes, the affection of this mother-son relationship. Already well-known for his animated films like Violet and Turquoise, he here shows himself to be a comics author of extraordinary talent.

Thursday, 7 June 2012

To Bristol with Love

7th - 31st June 2012
To Bristol with Love is a group show organised by Robert Rubbish of Le Gun , featuring work from the London based collective alongside Heretic Printmakers and other friends. All have created original postcard sized artworks, priced at just £10.

Robert Rubbish flyer
Artists include LE GUN, Heretic print makers ,Alex Wright, Stephanie von Reiswitz, Hannah Bays, Neal Fox, Robert Rubbish, Andrew James Jones, Ivor Tiger Jones, Kate McMorrine...