Aritra Sarkar – Comics: A Force for Change

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 13:00
Artitra Sarkar (India) believes that now, more than ever, there is a need for a new-age literary movement that will address contemporary global issues with original tales, presented in new ways (visual and interactive).

Cover artwork from Goliath of Shenzhen by Artitra Sarkar

Presentation
Saturday, 13 October, 1.00pm – 2.00pm
Brewery Arts Centre, Studio Theatre

His new publishing house, Wedoria Chronicles', first title, Goliath of Shenzhen, is an attempt to address the global issue of authoritarianism and suppression of freedom worldwide.

Aritra will argue for graphic novels as a force for change and announce an upcoming collection of visual stories and novels on social injustice to be published next year and to which everyone is welcome to submit writings.

Hosted by Professor Andrew Miles of the University of Manchester.