Sounds from the Archive: Read. Respond, Discuss!

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16 Aug 2017

2pm to 4pm

Sounds from the Archive | Read, Respond, Discuss!

Wednesday 16 August
LCC Studio, Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre
2pm - 4pm

Free and open to all! Sign up via Eventbrite

Join us for an afternoon of reading, talks and discussions around zines and comics, inspired by items on show at Sounds from the Archive. Create your own responses and engage with thought-provoking insights from our invited readers in this interactive session. 

Find out more about our invited readers below:

Rachael House is an artist who makes events, objects, performances, drawings and zines. In the 1990s she was part of the thriving U.K. queerzine scene with her autobio 'Red Hanky Panky'.

Recently her comic strips have been exhibited in 'Comix Creatrix' at the House of Illustration, 'There is an alternative!' at the University of Kent and 'Inking Women' at The Cartoon Museum. Later this year 'Rachael House's Feminist Disco', an art event examining feminist politics between 1976-83, is taking place at the University of Sussex, as part of 'A Woman's Place' curated by Day & Gluckman.


Ian Horton is Reader in Graphic Communication at London College of Communication. He has published work on oral history and text-based public art; colonialist stereotypes in European and British comic books and the relationship between art history and comics studies.

He is currently working on a book about the Dutch graphic design group Hard Werken to be published by Valiz in Summer 2017. He has presented conference papers on self-published comic books and creative freedom; experimental typography and curatorial practices; information design and graphic narratives and has recently been appointed as Associate Editor of the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics.


Nina Mickwitz is a lecturer in Contextual Studies in the Design School at London College of Communication, and has been a co-organiser of the annual Transitions Comics Studies symposium at Birkbeck College in London since 2011. She is the author of Documentary Comics: Graphic Truth-telling in a Skeptical Age (Palgrave Macmillan 2015). 

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Sounds from the Archive
Celebrating post ‘60s popular and underground culture, Sounds from the Archive uses material from the UAL Archives and Special Collections Centre to explore music through the decades. Find out more about Sounds from the Archive