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Launch Party: I Feel Machine

7 September 2018

Our first release of the autumn, I Feel Machine, launches this Thursday, 13th September, at Gosh! Comics in Soho. Julian Hanshaw and Krent Able, the anthology's editors, will be signing from 7pm.

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Kurt Vonnegut once said that to leave technology out of fiction is to misrepresent life. In I Feel Machine, six comics artists - among them, Shaun Tan (The Arrival), Tillie Walden (Spinning) and Box Brown (Tetris) - confront the subject of technology head on, exploring its impact on human relationships and human character. The six stories are:

"UPLOADING" by Box Brown
'STHLMTRANSFER' by Erik Svetoft
'Here I Am' by Tillie Walden
'Be Little With Me' by Julian Hanshaw
'Bloody Kids' by Krent Able

By turns touching and disturbing, these visionary short fictions oscillate between hope and despair. What will be the long-term effects of today's rapid technological change? The answer, it seems, is complicated - but worth finding out.

Join us at Soho's finest book shop on Thursday for an evening of fine conversation and palatable booze.