Gareth Brookes

Gareth Brookes

31.08.01.09.

MUU Helsinki nykytaidekeskus
Kaapelitehtaan, Tallberginkatu 1 C, 00180
31.8.–1.9. 11–19

Gareth Brookes is one of the special guest artists of Helsinki Comics Festival 2024. Brookes makes comics and writes about comics. He is currently working on a PhD at the University of the Arts London, exploring comics, reproduction, and materiality.

Helsinki Comics Festival is proud to present Brookes’s work, for the first time in Finland, in collaboration with MUU Helsinki Contemporary Art Centre.

The works in the exhibition span a ten-year period and include original artwork from the books The Dancing Plague, Threadbare, A Thousand Coloured Castles, and Home. These works are made using processes such as embroidery and pyrography, and are produced using unusual materials such as charcoal, paper napkins, textiles, wax, and fire.