Rutu Modan

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Rutu Modan, an illustrator and comic book creator, is a chosen artist of the Israel Cultural Excellence Foundation. She has created comic strips for the Israeli newpapers Yedioth Acharonot and Maariv and illustrations for The New YorkerLe MondeThe New York Timesand many other publications. Her first graphic novel, Exit Wounds, was published in June 2007. Rutu Modan, usually based in Tel Aviv, is currently in Sheffield, England.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2015

The Zoom No.10 by Zoom Rockman
Sunday, 1 March 2015

Come and learn the secrets of creating comics from a team of celebrated graphic novelists. Bring your existing work and produce new work at the workshop. The team includes teenage graphic artist Zoom Rockman, creator of The Zoom, winner at the International Comics Festival in Korea and of the Spirit of London award, who helped commemorate WWI in a cartoon strip on the BBC’s website. A creative workshop for children in school years 3 to 8. Older aspiring cartoonists are welcome subject to availability of places on the day.

The Property, Rutu Modan
Sunday, 1 March 2015

Join leading Israeli graphic novelists Rutu Modan (The Property and Exit Wounds) and Yirmi Pinkus (Petty Business and Professor Fabrikant’s Historical Cabaret) and British artist and curator, Sarah Lightman, editor of Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women to celebrate this most contemporary form of storytelling, which has exploded in popularity over recent decades.

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