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Comix Creatrix: 100 women making comics

April 9, 2016 in General

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The End of Summer © Tillie Walden

Comix Creatrix presents the work of 100 innovative creators and debunks the myth that women have a limited stake in the world of comics. Highlighting 21st century work by British creators, the exhibition also recognises ground-breaking works from the 19th and 20th centuries, and will highlight the influence of international practitioners on the British scene.

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© Lizz Lunney

On display is original artwork from graphic novels, comics and zines – many seen in public for the first time. It will feature work from acclaimed titles such as Nina Bunjevac’s Fatherland and Isabel Greenberg’s Encyclopedia of Early Earth as well as self-published sensations like Nadine Redlich’s Ambient Comics and many more.

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Fatherland © Nina Bunjevac

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Genesis © Alison Sampson

Featuring artists from Marie Duval and Tove Jansson to Posy Simmonds, Audrey Niffenegger and Nina Bunjevac, Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics is the UK’s largest ever exhibition of leading female comic artists and will run until 15th May 2016 at 2 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London. Viewing hours are between 10.00am and 6.00pm.

For more information visit the House of Illustration website here.

Thanks to The Surreal McCoy.

 

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