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Benjamin Phillips

Artist, Illustrator and Writer in Hastings

Pictures & Words

PRESENTED ON SEP 27, 2016
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA @ VOL 4

"There's this constant conflict between words and imagery and finding the right balance between them..."

In Pictures & Words at PechaKucha Night Bexhill-on-Sea Vol.4, Benjamin Phillips presents his offbeat yet amusing drawings accompanied by self inscribed poems to express his peculiar world of art and poetry. 

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Collage Illustration

BY KEITARO SUGIHARA
@ VOL 74 ON JUN 30, 2010

Illustrator and artist Keitaro Sugihara presents a collection of his works, including his latest project that takes the form of a children's book.
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My Life as an Illustrator

BY ARON VELLEKOOP LEÓN
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 28, 2013

Aron Vellekoop León (Fuerteventura, Spain 1987) is a graphic designer & illustrator, currently living and working in The Netherlands. His work is best described as a mix of symmetrical shapes, a plain usage of elementary colors
and reused textures. This basic recipe has led to a characteristic infographical 'handwriting' and an abstract way of storytelling. Being inspired by traditional printmaking techniques, Aron always stays close to that handcrafted look and feel.

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My Life as an Illustrator

BY EVA CARDON
@ VOL 7 ON OCT 01, 2013

Eva Cardon aka Ephameron creates sensitive art. With images and small texts she tries to recreate everyday feelings and thoughts, to capture moments in life with her art. Recurring themes like hands, birds and girls live in her fantasy world of emotions, colourless backgrounds and huge black tape drawings. Her award-winning website www.ephameron.com has been an ongoing art project since 2000.

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My Life as an Illustrator

BY NANNE MEULENDIJKS
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 25, 2014

Nanne Meulendijks werkt als illustrator aan opdrachten voor media. Ook werkt ze veelvuldig samen met shrijvers aan de verbeelding van korte verhalen in zogenaamde 'matchbooks'. Onlangs verscheen haar eerst full length graphic novell, gebaseerd op een verhaal van Ronald Giphart.

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HIT AND MISS: 10 Years of Photo Illustration

BY THOMAS ALLEN
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 14, 2015

Tom Allen, full-time artist and award-winning illustrator, talks about his recent 'hits' and 'misses' as he navigates the uncertain world of magazine freelance photo-illustration. Publication credits include Newsweek, Vanity Fair, The Wall Street Journal, and OUT magazine.

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When Graphism Meets Words

BY FRANCIS MIZIO
@ VOL 11 ON DEC 02, 2015

Architect and artist Ciancio Alexandre collects forgiven clichés with no known history and transforms them into brand new collages. More than a graphic work, he tries to evoke and create new stories, new emotions. 

After a 20x20 in December 2013 about the dangers of creative ideas ( http://www.pechakucha.org/users/francis-mizio ) the humorous novelist, columnist and teacher in communication Francis Mizio has embarking on a perilous exercise : improvise his 20x20 from images created by an illustrator... pictures he has not seen before projection. This challenge will probably prove that ridicule kills... or not. This can also be fine. Or not. 

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Cul de Sacs to Bureaucrats - Tales from a Socially Engaged Practice

BY REBECCA DAVIES
@ VOL 28 ON JUL 06, 2016

"This is an intensive community engagement... learning people, stories, politics."

In Cul de Sacs to Bureaucrats - Tales from a Socially Engaged Practice from PechaKucha Night Glasgow Vol.28Rebecca Davies embedded participatory practice manifests in illustration, performance and event that centres on themes of people and place. Her project, which is called  "The Oasis Social Club", was selected to represent London during the Mons Capital of Culture 2015 and has just completed a tour of Stoke On Trent, Preston and Hull. In this presentation, she will be talking about her projects and the ethics of these processes. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, October 4th, 2016. 

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Making Sense of Nonsense

BY CARLOS GARDE-MARTIN
@ VOL 28 ON NOV 08, 2017

Brighton-based illustrator Carlos Garde Martin talks nonsense.  He illustrates it too.  That's to say, his current MA project is on made up words, rhyme and embracing silliness. Within his art practice, he explores narrative in relation to his image-making. Expect a cartoon book soon!

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Expressing Emotion Through Animation

BY RAFFAEL DREW
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 28, 2017

Raffael Drew knows he is very good at visual imagination since a kid, through time he learn and grow as an illustrator who put an emotion through pictures and animations. This presentation told us how important emotion in animation.