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2-Day Workshop: HORT – Comic Book Publication
Over the course of 2 days, Eike König of HORT introduced his group to the importance of narrative.
Each participant was invited to share a memory or distinct story from their past. Once each memory was shared, the story had to be recreated visually by hand. These visuals then became the base content for a storyboard, which each participant then developed into their own personal comic strip.
Each comic strip was then scanned and brought together to form one continuous narrative within a 40 page publication, to be Riso printed by Workhorse Press. Each participant took away a collection of personal stories, including their own, from the group in a limited edition Risograph printed comic book publication.
Freddy Taylor of Kesselskramer ran a product design-based workshop as an extension of Kesselskramer’s Do project. This involved the creation of products, which only become complete through user interaction. The most famous example of these is a steel ‘chair’ which is sold as a steel cube and a sledgehammer. The user creates their own unique chair by hitting and denting […]Read more
Alongside of the workshops, talks, exhibitions, competitions, and murals, we invited 5 record labels and promoters to curate 5 days of music at the festival. Each invited a selection of guests to come and play records in the space for a day to create an ambient soundtrack to the event. We wanted to create a cross disciplinary […]Read more