Children

True learning – learning that is permanent and useful, that leads to intelligent action and further learning — can arise only out of the experience, interest, and concerns of the learner

John Holt

I became acutely aware that what a child wanted to do most of all was to make a world in which to find a place to discover a self.

Edith Cobb

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education

Albert Einstein

More than one way to skin a cat

The Swedish Comics Association promotes Swedish comics and comic artists and organises exhibitions and prizes and such events, as well as comics education. I was very pleased when the multi-talented Lisa Scott, the project manager of the association, asked me to run three workshops for children in their bookshop and exhibition space Rum för Serier. […]

The Enormous Turnip – Dialogues in Troubled Times

  Very pleased that the Degrowth Conference in Malmö, August 21 -25, 2018 is using my drawing of The Enormous Turnip as its logo. The conference combines academic, artistic and popular contributions. Here’s what the organisers say: “This conference is inspired by principles of care, mutual aid and democratic decision-making. We aim to live and […]

Drawing animals – workshop with children at Malmö Central Library

For the second year running, I ran workshops for children during the children’s comic festival – I Seriernas Värld – in Malmö. The workshops are held in libraries; a great way of reaching a broad range of children. This time it was in Kanini – the wonderful, newly opened children’s section at the main library. […]

Teddy-bears, jellyfish, zombies, piercings, felt-tips – Malmö seriefest 2016

There was something for everyone at Malmö Seriefest, April 2-3 2016, in Malmö’s central library.   Here’s the organising team, from left to right: Natalia Batista Olivia Skoglund Mattis Telin-Örnblom Eileen Laurie Sofia Hedman This is what the Swedish press – Sydsvenska – had to say. We were even mentioned in Bild & Bubbla, the […]