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THE BLACK BOOK OF FALLING – a comic book exhibition by Peter Suart by leen
一月 19, 2007, 6:53 下午
Filed under: BOOKS, EVENTS, [book] Tik & Tok series, [events] meet the creators

    Exhibition, Book Launch and Talks at Hong Kong Arts Centre
    March 2007

Co-presented by Hong Kong Arts Centre and MCCM Creations.
This event is part of the Comic Home Base Project organized by Hong Kong Arts Centre.
Enquiries : 2582 0200


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    The Black Book of Falling – a comic book exhibition by Peter Suart

This is Tik and Tok’s first adventure in strip cartoon format. On page one they find their way out of a black hole into a bewildering world where they fall from one predicament into another, meeting a cast of strange people and encountering perennial human problems ??? Where are we going? How should we live? How does violence arise? What does it all mean?

Suart has looked at many of the cartoon greats’ Tintin, Asterix, Calvin and Hobbes, the Moomins and Little Nemo in Slumberland’ and has used many of the standard devices of the language of cartooning: the speech and think bubble, the materialised noise, the half-face close-up, the fisheye lens view, the silhouette, multiple perspectives, the nimbus round the head to signify presence or surprise.

The exhibition comprises fifty-eight black and white pages of dip pen and Indian ink drawings.

Date: 16/3 (Fri) -15/4 (Sun)
Time: 10am-8pm
Venue: 4/F Pao Gallery, Hong Kong Arts Centre
Free admission

    North – Talk on Tik and Tok’s Seventh Adventure

In this book there are twenty-six pictures, twenty-six horsemen, twenty-six matches and twenty-six whales. Suart will talk on twenty-six topics including: Celebrity, The Call of the North, Don Quixote and Self-reference, Moby Dick and Nineteenth Century Whaling, Frankenstein, Cuddly Penguins, Polar Expeditions, Arcadia, and Global Warming. Oh, and What is Properly a Children??? Book in a Time of Global Peril.

Date: 18/3 (Sun)
Time: 2pm-3:15pm
Venue: 4/F Pao Gallery, Hong Kong Arts Centre
Free admission

    The Illustrator and the Cartoonist – Talk by Peter Suart

Illustration and Strip Cartooning are distinct but related practices. Both are considered, spuriously, poor relations of Art. Peter Suart’s author, illustrator and Johnny-come-lately strip cartoonist will show slides of work by illustrators (Rackham, Dulac, Nielsen, Clarke), cartoonists (Herge, Uderzo, McCay, Watterson) and artists in the middle (Jansson, Beardsley, Heath Robinson). He will also look at his own Tik and Tok strip cartoon adventure The Black Book of Falling.

Date: 25/3 (Sun)
Time: 3pm-4:30pm
Venue: Agnes b. CINEMA
(Registration & Enquiries 2582 0200)


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brilliant, peter!

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