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Conversations with pioneering animators and comics artists

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 By Carol Lay,Words And Pictures guest 23rd Oct '07

 

"Persistance Of Kat Klocks" by Carol Lay

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Anders Nilsen: Poetry is Useless

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  The work of Portland-based artist Anders Nilsen defies categorization.  Themes of anatomy, geography, and mythology intertwine in his minimalist artscapes.  The New York Times notable book Big Questions brought the realm of ancient gods down to earth.  The wordless A Wal... Read more

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Airs at: Thu, 11/10/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Charles Brownstein is the Executive Director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, a non-profit advocacy organization which recently moved its headquarters from New York to Portland.  The CBLDF provides aid to artists and publishers facing legal threats such as censorshi... Read more

Underground USA

Airs at: Thu, 10/13/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Underground USA is a symposium at the University of Oregon's Portland campus on October 15th, paying tribute to great underground artists of the Pacific Northwest. Joining us in the studio to talk about the event is Underground USA keynote speaker Patrick Rosenkranz, au... Read more

The White Donkey - Maximilian Uriarte

Airs at: Thu, 09/08/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Oregon artist Maximilian Uriarte signed up with the U.S. Marine Corps at the age of nineteen and served as a gunner in the Iraq War.  His early comic strip Terminal Lance offered a sardonic view of military life in an occupied land, but his new graphic novel The White Do... Read more

The White Donkey - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 09/08/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this extended version of our interview with Oregon artist Maximilian Uriarte, we talk more about his graphic novel The White Donkey, which has been hailed for its frank depictions of post-traumatic stress disorder in young veterans.  Max hopes to adapt the graphic nov... Read more

Comic City USA

Airs at: Thu, 08/11/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Oregon Historical Society Executive Director Kerry Tymchuk joins S.W. Conser to preview the special Comic City USA exhibition which runs at the OHS Museum from August 2016 through January 2017.  The exhibition spotlights comics art creators from throughout the Pacific No... Read more

Words and Pictures on 07/14/16

Airs at: Thu, 07/14/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Animator Kathy Zielinski

Airs at: Thu, 06/09/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Kathy Zielinski is a pioneering artist and filmmaker who's been called "The Queen of Animated Villains" for helping bring to life such characters as Ursula the Sea Witch in The Little Mermaid and Jafar in Aladdin. Wbile visiting Portland for an ASIFA event, she sat down... Read more

Animator Kathy Zielinski - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 06/09/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this extended version of our interview with pioneering artist and filmmaker Kathy Zielinski, we talk more about her experiences riding the technological waves from hand-drawn 2-D feature films to computer-generated imagery, the importance of pose and expression in bot... Read more

Portland's Animation Industry

Airs at: Thu, 05/12/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  The Northwest Animation Festival has quickly grown to become the largest animation festival in the country, showcasing features and short films from around the world while focusing on local industry and talent.  During this year's festival, we're joined in the studio by ... Read more