Not to miss at the Franschoek Literary Festival!
May 9, 2011 § Leave a comment
Serious vs Hilarious ( Council Chamber ) Friday 13 May; 11h30 – 12h30
Two serious women and two very funny men discuss contemporary comic art, facilitated by Andy Mason (What’s so Funny?). Starring Marguerite Abouet, author of the award-winning Aya graphic novels set in Côte d’Ivoire; Colin Cotterill, bestselling crime writer and inveterate comics blogger based in South East Asia; Jeremy Nell, the maverick enfant terrible of South African cartooning; and Leonora van Staden, an Afrikaans cartooning auteur with a feminist axe to grind.
Publish or Perish: a small press symposium (Protea Hotel) (By invitation) Friday 13 May; 12h45-15h
An afternoon seminar on comic art and self-publishing facilitated by Andy Mason and featuring Andy Davis (Mahala.co.za), Steve Pike (Wavescape.co.za), Moray Rhoda (Velocity), Jesca Leibrandt (Awakenings) and other small publishers, organised in association with CCIBA and the Stellenbosch Academy for Photography and Design. Featuring an exhibition of book art by MPhil students of the Department of Visual Arts.