Banned – Censorship and Comics in the 21st Century

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 10:30
Comics and cartoons have long been in the vanguard of freedom of speech.

Artwork by Kate Charlesworth

Artwork by Kate Charlesworth

Advertising - artwork by Darren Cullen

Moon Job Centre by Darren Cullen

Charles Brownstein has served as the Executive Director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund since 2002

Artwork by Elyon's

Panel discussion
Saturday 12 October, 10.30-11.30am
BAC Screen Two

How far can this role be maintained in an era of left and right authoritarianism, where no-platforming, safe spaces and fake news trump truth-seeking and critique?

Darren Cullen (artist/activist), Tony Bennett (Knockabout), Charles Brownstein (Comic Book Legal Defence Fund), Elyon's (artist) and Kate Charlesworth (artist) join Tim Pilcher to explore this question.

Artwork by Darren Cullen

Artwork by Kate Charlesworth