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A COMICA REVIEW BY:

SYLVIA LIBEDINSKY


Sylvia Libedinsky (with Nick Wadley) has been making pictures and cartoons since the mid-1990s. Their DoubleTakeAway cartoons were published in the Daily Telegraph 1996-97, and in the Royal Academy Magazine 1997-98 and their weekly Lax Column cartoons ran in the Financial Times from 2000 to 2002. Sylvia attended the Comica Between The Panels: Graphic Literature Night featuring Rutu Mordan, Andrzej Klimowski and Rian Hughes on 15 June 2007 at the ICA.

Sorry I had to leave so early last Friday but the evening was, as usual (or perhaps more than usual) a success.  I was so impressed by all three of them. Klimowski was the only one I knew, but I can trust that however different the authors may be from each other you can spark a conversation between them… and with us.  Every time I go to these events I come back inspired to do more work. I was talking to Nick about this (just what is it about cartoonists that makes them so immediately likable?).

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"...an inspiring look into the creative lifestyle."
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"PHEW! I just met Matt Groening!"
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"Gives the comic form the cultural representation the UK doesn't normally see."
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"...all [24 hour comic day] participants felt a huge sense of achievement and satisfaction by the end."
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"...this was awesome."
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"...plenty to spark your interest here, even if your last comic experience involved cow pie."
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"Yet another fabulous evening."
Martin Eden

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Matthew Rees

"The whole affair was very effective as an insight into the creative process of a genius."
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"...fascinating..."
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