Festival program

23 May

  Swallows isn’t the only mischief I’ve been up to … there’s also the small matter of this umm … festival … that I orgnanise in June. You might wish to come along to one of the events listed below perhaps?

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HER MAJESTY’S FAVOURITE REALLY GREAT GRAPHICAL FESTIVAL 2015

Well well well. What have we here!?
A Festival program? We… are… amused.

Her Maj would like you all to know that Her Festival is dedicated to gender diversity in programming and in its chaotic organisational structures (an Empire is an organic beast).

Wednesday 3rd June
5:15pm – Comic launches
– HOPPERS #3 by Tricky Walsh (San Kessto Publications)
– #Takedown by David Blumenstein (Pikitia Press)
at Hobart Bookshop, Salamanca Place,
FREE entry
– FB Event

6pm – “I Ink Therefore I Am”
An exhibition of the stories behind political cartoons, curated by Christopher Downes
Exhibition opening in The Mercury Newspaper foyer, Salamanca Place
Jon KudelkaChristopher Downes, John “Polly” Farmer, Graeme “Daze” Dazeley, Jeff Hook & Kev Bailey
FREE event

Thursday 4th June
6pm – A Thousand Words, an artist talk night
Artists present the joys and teeth-gnashing behind their wonderful projects.
Drink cider, laughs and CRY with Tania Walker, Pat Armstrong (Syd), Ben Lambert, Coral Tulloch, Adam Van Winden & Paula Hatton.
FREE ENTRY, @ Ten Days, Murray Street

Friday 5th June
Her Maj’s Hobart Art Crawl #1
Exhibitions openings at
– 5:15 Frankie’s Empire – Rachel Tribout’s “Mes bêtes” FB Event
– 6:15 Basket & Green – Sam Lyne’s “Quantum Folk” – FB Event
– 7pm Homestead Hotel – “KAREN” group exhibition – FB Event
Bands – Catsuit, The Stan Show & Femme Loins Kazoo
FREE ENTRY ALL OPENINGS

Saturday 6th June
Small press Zine fair
Come swap zines, buy zines, give zines away, eat curries, drink! Make merry! BANDS!
The Grand Poobah, 1-5pm, FREE ENTRY
FACEBOOK EVENT

6pm – PEN talk @ Ten Days, Murray Street
Pat Armstrong (Syd) – Official PEN talk, 2015 – Pat’s talking about A Guard’s Story
Nicki Greenberg (Melb) – adapting Hamlet and The Great Gatsy into graphic novels
Video presentation of The Boat, by Matt Huynh
Tickets through EventBrite and on door
TICKETED EVENT – $15/10
FACEBOOK EVENT
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